December 20-21. Workshop “FATF, MONEYVAL and APG MERs: strengths and weaknesses”


Published At Dec 20, 2017

On December 20-21, 2017 in ITMCFM a workshop for EAG member states “FATF, MONEYVAL and APG MERs: strengths and weaknesses” was organized. The event was held via videoconferencing.

Within the workshop the attendees on the basis of recent reports on the outcomes of mutual evaluations were shown the results of the assessments by FATF, APG and MONEYVAL. During the seminar participants found out about strengths and weaknesses of the AML/CFT systems of the states that had already undergone evaluations as well as relevant issues raised in the process of MERs’ discussion.

The lecturers of the workshop were the EAG Executive Secretary V. Nechaev and the EAG Secretariat employees.

Russia invited the representatives of Rosfinmonitoring, Bank of Russia, Russian Ministry of Finance, Federal Treasury, Roskomnadzor, Russian Ministry of Justice, Federal Service for Technical and Export Control, Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs, Federal Tax Service, Assay Chamber, Prosecutor General’s Office, Judicial Department at the Supreme Сourt of Russia, Russian Investigative Committee, Federal Custom Service and private sector to participate in the workshop.

Among foreign attendees were state authorities and private sector institutions from Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.