EghtesadOnline: A senior lawmaker announced that a pending legislation for implementing Iran’s action plan set by the Financial Action Task Force will be approved by late September.
EghtesadOnline: The Financial Action Task Force finally issued a public statement about Iran on Friday, ending months-long speculations about the fate of a country it has kept on it blacklist for almost a decade.
EghtesadOnline: Following the Financial Action Task Force’s latest decision, Iran’s Ministry of Economic Affairs and Finance issued a statement declaring that while it expected better results, the country will continue to take action to improve the situation.
EghtesadOnline: The Financial Action Task Force has recognized measures taken by Iran in line with addressing its deficiencies and has decided to continue the suspension of active countermeasures until its next meeting.
EghtesadOnline: The Financial Action Task Force has recognized measures taken by Iran to address its deficiencies and decided to renew the suspension of countermeasures until its next meeting in a move seen by Iran as politically motivated as it expected better results.
EghtesadOnline: As the 700 delegates from 203 jurisdictions of the Financial Action Task Force Global Network are discussing issues surrounding the security of the global financial system, all eyes are on the Paris meeting awaiting the final decision of the global anti-money laundering group on Iran that has yet to exit the blacklist of the intergovernmental body.
EghtesadOnline: The Financial Action Task Force–the global anti-money laundering group–met in Paris, France, on Sunday for discussing issues vital to the integrity, safety and security of the global financial system.
EghtesadOnline: In about 10 days from now, the Financial Action Task Force–an international anti-money laundering group–will hold its regular plenary meeting in Paris to consider, among other items on its agenda, the Islamic Republic of Iran’s progress report on implementing an action plan to improve its anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism system.
EghtesadOnline: Determined to permanently exit the blacklist of Financial Action Task Force, Iran has accelerated the pace of reforms to implement the action plan recommended by the international group that monitors money laundering worldwide.
EghtesadOnline: With the next plenary meeting of the intergovernmental Financial Action Task Force in sight, which will also rule on Iran’s cooperation with the anti-money laundering body, the country could count on another European state to defend its record in implementing anti-money laundering measures and combating terrorist financing.