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FATF consolidated table of assessment ratings 

This table provides an up-to-date overview of the ratings that assessed countries obtained for effectiveness and technical compliance. FATF and FSRBs conduct peer reviews on an ongoing basis to assess how effectively their respective members' AML/CFT measures work...
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HM Treasury on Digital Settlement Asset firms

HMT consults on managing the failure of systemic Digital Settlement Asset (including stablecoin) firms. This set out the government’s judgement that there is a strong case for bringing stablecoin with the capacity to be used for payments into the UK regulatory...
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Europol arrests in Hungary for ML

The investigation uncovered that the members of the criminal network established a number of companies with no meaningful economic activities, and purchased others with the use of strawmen. The suspects opened bank accounts in the name of these companies...
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TI Global Reality checks: Can the West bring kleptocrats to justice?

Anonymous companies make it easier for kleptocrats to purchase real estate or other luxury goods and to launder their ill-gotten gains. Germany, France, the Netherlands and the UK all maintain registers of companies’ beneficial owners, but none of the 4 sufficiently...
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FATF on Israel’s progress in strengthening ML/TF measures

FATF has now re-rated the country on the recommendation: 16 - Wire transfers, from compliant to largely compliant. The report also looks at whether Israel's measures meet the requirements of FATF Rec 2 & 15, which changed since their mutual evaluation...
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FATF updates consolidated assessment ratings

FATF and FSRBs conduct peer reviews on an ongoing basis to assess how effectively their respective members' AML/CFT measures work in practice, and how well they have implemented the technical requirements of the FATF Recommendations...
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OECD consultation on the Crypto-Asset Reporting

The OECD is seeking public input on the Crypto-Asset Reporting Framework and Amendments to the Common Reporting Standard. This public consultation meeting focused on the key questions identified in the consultation document and issues...
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Wells Fargo Advisors fined by U.S. SEC for AML lapses

US SEC charges Wells Fargo Advisors $7million for failing to file at least 34 SARs in a timely manner. Due to Wells Fargo Advisors’ deficient implementation and failure to test a new version of its internal AML transaction monitoring and alert system...
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NCA Annual Plan for 2022/23

The criminal use of technology is evolving and is a key enabler of all SOC threats. Online criminality is growing exponentially, with criminals exploiting technology and the online environment to commit fraud, sexually abuse children, and deploy ransomware...
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European Commission’s annual report

European Parliament says Commission’s assessment of the rule of law in the EU is useful but has significant room for improvement. It has called for 1) broader scope and more in-depth, transparent assessment 2)concrete, country-specific recommendations and targets needed...
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FATF Mutual Evaluation France 2022

The non-financial compliance with its AML and CFT obligations has generally improved but remains limited for real estate agents and business service providers. Some sectors are not sufficiently aware of their obligations, especially in relation to beneficial ownership, PEPs and STR...
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US DoJ on National Firearms & Trafficking Assessment

US DoJ announced the publication of the first volume of the National Firearms in Commerce and Trafficking Assessment (NFCTA), a four-part, comprehensive examination of commerce in firearms and the diversion of firearms to illegal markets...
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