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FATF updates consolidated assessment ratings

The table provides an up-to-date overview of the ratings that assessed countries obtained for effectiveness and technical compliance which should be read in conjunction with the detailed mutual evaluation reports. FATF and FSRBs conduct peer reviews...
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Egmont Group publishes Annual report 2020/2021

This report covers EG activities between July 2020 and July 2021, including: work completed, Results from the 2021 Egmont Biennial Census, Working Group developments, Activities of the Egmont Centre of FIU Excellence & Leadership (ECOFEL), Regional Group developments, strategic initiatives in action...
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GFI report on trade-based money laundering & illicit supply chains

This research notes that the China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) transport projects have significantly increased trade within the corridor economies as well as the rest of the world. This has heightened the proliferation of counterfeit and illicit goods disguised as illicit goods...
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FATF announces the outcomes of latest Plenary

FATF members agreed to release, for public consultation, draft guidance on Rec. 24 to help countries and the private sector implement FATF’s strengthened requirements on beneficial ownership to prevent criminals from hiding illicit activity behind opaque...
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Basel launches AML Index for 2022

Basel launches AML Index for 2022 which ranks countries with sufficient data to calculate a reliable risk score. It is a snapshot of global ML/TF risks and progress by countries and regions over time. The interactive map displays scores for 128 countries...
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FATF webinar on beneficial ownership transparency

This webinar focused on FATF's recent revision to Recommendation 24 on beneficial ownership of legal persons, which aims to help stop criminals from hiding their illicit activities and dirty money behind secret company structures...
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Wolfsberg transaction monitoring RFI Best Practice Guidance

An RFI is used when a Correspondent is seeking to understand the background of a transaction that has been processed through an account or relationship in its books and is directed at the customer entity that sent the payment instruction to the Correspondent...
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FATF Guidance on National ML/TF Risk Assessment

This report builds on the 2013 FATF guidance on national money laundering and terrorist financing risk assessments, and draws on inputs from over 35 jurisdictions from across the FATF Global Network on their extensive experience and lessons learnt in assessing terrorist...
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FATF Terrorist Financing Risk Assessment Guidance

The risk-based approach, is central to the effective implementation of the FATF Standards and also applies to financial institutions and designated non-financial businesses and professions. Many countries have chosen to publish information about the ML/TF risks to...
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FATF Risk Based Approach Guidance for the real estate

The purpose of this Guidance is to: Support the implementation of FATF standards for the real estate sector, including residential, commercial, rural, industrial, agricultural, mixed use and any other forms of real-estate, Indicate good practices in the design and...
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Basel on bank’s cryptoasset exposures

Basel Committee publishes second consultation document on the prudential treatment of banks' cryptoasset exposures. Unbacked cryptoassets and stablecoins with ineffective stabilisation mechanisms continue to be subject to a conservative prudential treatment
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FATF Rec. 25 on transparency & beneficial ownership

FATF is considering whether countries should apply measures to understand the risk posed by trusts and similar legal arrangements governed under their law or which are administered in their jurisdictions or whose trustees are residing in their jurisdictions...
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