EghtesadOnline: Sincere stakeholders, in the anti-FATF camp in Tehran, say now is not the time to embrace the Financial Action Task Force rules. Their argument is premised on the reality that the country is saddled with tough US sanctions and that the limited foreign trade and transactions would be jeopardized by the watchdog’s oversight.
EghtesadOnline: The central bank governor says Iran’s key trading partners have sent notice to the effect that Iran’s inclusion in the Financial Action Task Force’s blacklist would have dire consequences.
EghtesadOnline: With the final call by the global anti-money laundering watchdog, the Financial Action Task Force, on Iran coming to a head, a group of MPs are preparing a letter to the Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, to convey their concerns about the consequences of non-compliance with FATF standards.
EghtesadOnline: Time is running out for Tehran to meet the deadline set by the Financial Action Task Force to comply with the standards of the global anti-money laundering watchdog or face the consequences.
EghtesadOnline: Iran's top diplomat said the Financial Action Task Force's imposition of a final deadline on Iran is a "completely political" decision, but stressed that international financial standards need to be met for the sake of national interests.
EghtesadOnline: The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the global watchdog for anti-money laundering policies, again extended the suspension of countermeasures against Iran.
EghtesadOnline: The Financial Action Task Force, the global anti-money laundering watchdog, decided on Friday to continue the suspension of counter-measures against Iran until October.
EghtesadOnline: Governor of the Central Bank of Iran Abdolnaser Hemmati says recommendations of the anti-money laundering body, the Financial Action Task Force, are part and parcel of international banking norms and thus essential for financial ties to the outside world.
EghtesadOnline: The anti-money laundering body, the Financial Action Task Force announced on Friday that it has extended the suspension of countermeasures against Iran for another four months, recognizing the country's efforts in meeting its Action Plan.
EghtesadOnline: The intergovernmental Financial Action Task Force convenes in Paris this week for its plenary meeting. Among other things, it will look into Iran's progress with the Action Plan, the anti-money laundering body says is necessary for Iran to fulfill if it wants to be removed from the list countries with money laundering and financing of terrorism risks.