Thursday, 8th June 2023

Financial Action Task Force (FATF)

Haruna Mustafa
6 Dec 2022
With the changing global compliance landscape vis-à-vis renewed efforts by the global money laundering and terrorist financing watchdog, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the need for compliance professionals in combating crime, money laundering and terrorist financing has been brought to the fore. The need, experts said, is pertinent to bringing in professionals to enhance…
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Countries need to ramp up controls on cryptocurrency transactions to meet international standards on transparency, a watchdog said on Thursday. The Paris-based Financial Action Task Force (FATF) said countries had made only "limited progress" in implementing its "travel rule", which it had recommended for global adoption in 2015. Under the rule, regulators are supposed to…
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Delegates from the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), agencies, and organisations involved in Nigeria's fight against money laundering and terrorist financing have called for sustained synergy to define and establish compliance with the AML/CFT regime. The call was made at a one-day stakeholders' workshop organised by the Centre for Fiscal Transparency and Integrity Watch (CFTIW) in…


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