On March 16, 2018 the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) published a report to the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors, which sets out FATF's recent and ongoing work to combat money...
On March 13, 2018, MONEYVAL, acting in its capacity as the Council of Europe’s anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing (AML/CTF) body, released the first enhanced follow-up report and...
Influential global standards-setters have rallied behind efforts by a group of international banks to combat de-risking in the correspondent banking sector and breathe life back into stunted...
On February 28, 2018, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) published a guidance paper called “FATF Guidance on Counter Proliferation Financing: The Implementation of Financial Provisions of...
The Financial Action Task Force's (FATF) first plenary meeting of 2018 took place in Paris from February 21 to 23. The three-day task force session, and second plenary meeting under the presidency...
Results from the latest plenary session of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) have raised hopes that fintechs may soon see more concrete guidance on how to handle terrorist financing.
On February 21, 2018 the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) published a mutual evaluation report on Barbados regarding the country's anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing (AML/CTF)...
The European Parliament is stepping up its fight against low-value terrorist financing, after a committee approved new draft regulations targeting prepaid cards, informal money transfers and...
Bermuda has unveiled the latest in a series of regulatory adjustments as the country readies itself for a comprehensive assessment of its anti-money laundering (AML) regime this year.
The European Parliament has voted to include Tunisia on a blacklist of countries at high risk of money laundering, despite vocal opposition from concerned parties.
Mexican authorities have responded to a damning report examining the country’s anti-money laundering controls, claiming that remedies are already in motion.
A report by a global financial crime watchdog has illustrated a range of ways in which terrorist sympathisers exploit numerous different parts of the payments sector to move funds internationally...
A paper published by an influential UK think tank has recommended the introduction of European-style data reporting requirements for money services businesses (MSBs), in a bid to help combat fraud...
Signs are emerging that UK authorities could toughen enforcement of anti-money laundering (AML) regulations ahead of an impending on-site inspection from the world’s top financial crime watchdog.
On January 4, 2018 the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) published a mutual evaluation report on Mexico regarding the country's anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing (AML/CTF)...
A new assessment of the status of compliance and reporting among financial institutions in Mexico has shone a light on the failings of money services businesses (MSBs).

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