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Reports / Website Updates


19th August 2016  -  Chad : 2016 Article IV Consultation  -  includes information on AML
issues

Read Extract and access full report

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12 August 2016  -
 IMF Report:  2016 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of the
Marshall Islands
- includes information on AML issues

Read Extract and access full report

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5 August 2016  -  
IMF Report:  United Arab Emirates : 2016 Article IV Consultation includes
information on AML issues


Read Extract and access full report

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29 July 2016  -  IMF Report:  Ireland: Financial System Stability Assessment (July 2016)  -  
includes information on AML issues

Read Extract and access full report

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22 July 2016  -  US State Department Jurisdiction Money Laundering and Financial Crimes
reports for Jurisdictions of Concern and Monitored Jurisdictions (146 Countries) for 2016
uploaded to website

Go to Country pages for Key Findings or more detailed reports in our
Membership area

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15 July 2016  -  FATF Mutual Evaluation report released for Tunisia

Read Key Risks      (Further information available in our membership area)

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8 July 2016  -  OECD: Japan must make fighting international bribery a priority

Read more

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30 June 2016  -  The main issues dealt with by this Plenary meeting were :
     
Work on terrorist financing, which remains the top priority for the FATF, including:
   
   -        Update to the 2015 report on ISIL financing
   -        Revision of FATF Recommendation 8 and its interpretive note to protect non-profit
organisations from terrorist financing abuse
   -        Approval of the Handbook to Assist Practitioners in their implementation of UNSCR
1373
   -        Approval of Detecting Terrorist Financing: Relevant Risk Indicators report for
governments and relevant private sector
  -         Report to the G20 on FATF initiatives to improve global effectiveness of measures to
combat terrorist financing.

Further work to improve the implementation of the FATF Standard on beneficial ownership
information on legal persons and legal arrangements

Consolidation of FATF Standards on information sharing

Discussion of the mutual evaluation reports of Austria, Canada and Singapore

Statement on Brazil’s progress in addressing the serious deficiencies identified in its mutual
evaluation reports, and the issues that remain

Developments in the decline in correspondent banking

The establishment of the FATF Training and Research Institute (TREIN).

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25 June 2016  -  FATF Public Statement – 24 June 2016

Jurisdiction subject to a FATF call on its members and other jurisdictions to apply counter-
measures to protect the international financial system from the on-going and substantial
money laundering and terrorist financing (ML/FT) risks emanating from the jurisdictions: -

Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)

Jurisdiction subject to a FATF call on its members and other jurisdictions to apply enhanced
due diligence measures proportionate to the risks arising from the jurisdiction: -

Iran

Jurisdictions which have strategic AML/CFT deficiencies for which they have developed an action
plan with the FATF: -.

Afghanistan   Bosnia and Herzegovina   Guyana   Iraq   Laos   Syria   Uganda   
Vanuatu   Yemen

Jurisdictions no Longer Subject to the FATF’s On-Going Global AML/CFT Compliance Process: -

Myanmar   Papua New Guinea

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19 June 2016  -  FATF Mutual Evaluation Report for Serbia released

Read Risks and general situation    (Further info available in membership area)

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15 June 2016  -  The Caribbean FATF has determined that Haiti has failed to make sufficient
progress in addressing its significant strategic AML/CFT deficiencies, including certain legislative
reforms

Read statement

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15 June 2016  -  The  Caribbean FATF has determined that Suriname has made significant
progress in addressing AML/CFT deficiencies

Read Statement

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13 June 2016  -  FATF Mutual Evaluation Report for Trinidad and Tobago released

Read Key Findings  

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4 June 2016  -  US State Department release Country Reports on Terrorism for 2015

Reports in the Membership area have been updated

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24 May 2016  -  Moneyval publishes latest Mutual Evaluation report for Jersey

Read Key Findings      (Recommendation scoring available in Members area)

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17 May 2016  -  OECD Report:  Sport, Corruption and Responsible Business Conduct

Read Report

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10 May 2016  -  ICIJ releases Panama Papers database

Access Database

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6 May 2016  -  IMF Report  -  Montenegro : Financial System Stability Assessment  -  includes
information on money laundering issues

Read Extract and access full Report

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29 April 2016  -  FATF:  An effective system to combat money laundering and terrorist financing

Read More

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24 April 2016  -  IMF Report  -  Pakistan : Tenth Review Under the Extended Arrangement
and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria  -  includes information on anti-money
laundering matters

Read Extract and access full Report

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22 April 2016  -  OECD Report:  Illicit Trade - Converging Criminal Networks (the report  
assesses the magnitude, flows and drivers of illicit trade and the illegal economy including:
narcotics, human trafficking, wildlife, sports betting, counterfeit medicines, alcohol and tobacco)

Read Report

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15 April 2016  -  Nigeria : 2016 Article IV Consultation  -  includes information on money
laundering issues

Read Extract and access full report

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5 April 2016  -  The Panama Papers - more than 11.5 million financial and legal records leaked
from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca’s files

Read more at The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists website

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1 April 2016  -  FATF Mutual Evaluation Report published for Armenia

Read Key Findings

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25 March 2016  -  US Department of State publish Country Narcotics Reports

Reports available in Enhanced Country Reports

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21 March 2016  -  US Department of State publish Money Laundering Reports for countries
deemed to be of Primary Concern with regard to Money Laundering

Go to Country Pages to view or, for more detailed reports, go to
Enhanced Country Reports

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19 March 2016  -  The U.S. Department Of The Treasury announce significant amendments to
the
Cuba sanctions regulations

Read More - further information in Enhanced Country Reports

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13 March 2016  -  OECD Report:  Fighting the Crime of Foreign Bribery

Read Report (pdf file)

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10 March 2016  -  OECD Report:  Terrorism, Corruption and the Criminal Exploitation of
Natural Resources

Read Report (pdf file)

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29 February 2016  -  IMF Report: Afghanistan: 2015 Article IV Consultation and First Review
Under the Staff-Monitored Program (includes information on AML and corruption issues)

Read Extract and access full report

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24 February 2016  -  FATF Report:  Guidance for a Risk-Based Approach for Money or Value
Transfer Services

Read More

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21 February 2016  -  Outcomes of the Plenary meeting of the FATF held in Paris, 17-19
February 2016

FATF calls on its members and other jurisdictions to apply counter-measures to protect the
international financial system from the on-going and substantial money laundering and
terrorist financing (ML/TF) risks emanating from the jurisdictions of: -

Iran  and  Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)

FATF identifies a number of jurisdictions which have strategic AML/CFT deficiencies for which
they have developed an action plan with the FATF. While the situations differ among each
jurisdiction, each jurisdiction has provided a written high-level political commitment to address
the identified deficiencies.  The jurisdictions are: -

Afghanistan  Bosnia & Herzegovina  Guyana  Iraq  Laos  Myanmar  Papua New Guinea  
Syria  Uganda  Vanuatu  and Yemen  

Algeria, Angola and Panama are no longer subject to FATF’s monitoring process under its
on-going global AML/CFT compliance process

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