EghtesadOnline: The European mechanism to facilitate trade with Iran will not work until Tehran sets up a mirror company and meets international standards against money-laundering and terrorism financing, a French diplomatic source said.
EghtesadOnline: The Expediency Council, a powerful body that resolves disputes between parliament and a watchdog body, the Guardian Council, on Saturday approved the amendment to Combating Money Laundering Law on the first meeting of the council chaired by its new head Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani.
EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday that dirty money and money laundering has become a universal challenge not limited to any single country and Iran is no exception.
EghtesadOnline: The international group that monitors money laundering worldwide said on Friday Iran had until February to complete reforms that would bring it into line with global norms or face consequences.
EghtesadOnline: European authorities will close ABLV Bank AS, the Latvian lender facing U.S. accusations of money laundering tied to North Korea that’s central to the political scandal shaking the euro zone this week.
EghtesadOnline: In response to recent complaints of Iranian petrochemical companies regarding difficulties in transferring money from China to their accounts in Iran, the head of Iran-China Chamber of Commerce enumerated money laundering concerns as the main reason behind the problem.
EghtesadOnline: U.S. investigators examining money laundering accusations against President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort hope to push him to cooperate with their probe into possible collusion between Trump's campaign and Russia, two sources with direct knowledge of the investigation said.
EghtesadOnline: The Financial Action Task Force–the global body that monitors money laundering worldwide–will have Iran on top of its mind when it convenes for its forthcoming plenary and working group meetings on June 18, the Central Bank of Iran's director for international affairs announced.
EghtesadOnline: A unit of the U.S. Treasury Department that fights money laundering will provide financial records to an investigation by the Senate into possible ties between Russia and President Donald Trump and his associates, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter.
EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani in a Twitter message on Thursday, criticized opponents of Iran's engagement with the Financial Action Task Force requiring Tehran to set standards to combat money laundering.