EghtesadOnline: The coronavirus pandemic can have some impact on the anti-money laundering process of financial institutions throughout the world.
EghtesadOnline: The Financial Action Task Force commenced a week of meetings on Sunday to discuss major issues regarding money-laundering across continents.
EghtesadOnline: The Central Bank of Iran is committed to fighting money laundering, speculative activities and unaccountable transactions, the CBI Governor Abdolnasser Hemmati said.
EghtesadOnline: An executive bylaw of the Central Bank of Iran has made it mandatory for banks and credit institutions to create special units to deal exclusively with possible money laundering issues.
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.