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March 4, 2021

Egmont Group Chair issues statement on FIUs misusing their powers when combating money laundering and terrorism financing

The Chair of the Egmont Group of Financial Intelligence Units has released a statement on the misuse of FIU powers "pertain(ing) to FIUs limiting or coercing civil society actors for...

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March 4, 2021

FATF to create new work stream on unintended consequences of poorly implemented AML/CFT measures

In a speech made at a Chatham House conference on Illicit Financial Flows (March 1-2, 2021), the Executive Secretary of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), David Lewis, said that...

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February 3, 2021

Working group call with FATF Secretariat

The Global NPO Coalition had a working group call with the members of the FATF Secretariat on February 2, 2021.

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January 27, 2021

FATF and the Global NPO Coalition: a case study in effective and sustained collaboration

The Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF) has launched an initiative on ‘Ensuring the Effective Implementation of Countering the Financing of Terrorism Measures While Safeguarding Civic Space'.

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January 26, 2021

Strong statement from FATF on States misusing AML/CFT Standards

Serbian civil society organizations (CSOs) have been increasingly worried about security-related overregulation of the sector, including the use of oversight powers designed to target the financing of terrorism to obtain...

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