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Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and the Committee of Experts on the Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering Measures (MONEYVAL)

 

First Joint Plenary Meeting Strasbourg, 21-23 February 2007

 

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and the Council of Europe Committee of Experts on the Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering Measures (MONEYVAL) held their first joint plenary meeting in Strasbourg on 21-23 February 2007, aimed at strengthening international co-operation to combat money laundering and terrorist financing.

The Plenary studied the FATF’s mutual evaluation of Turkey’s anti-money laundering laws and their enforcement, MONEYVAL’s 3rd round mutual evaluation report on Georgia and the MONEYVAL progress report on Cyprus.

Participants also discussed the abuse of Value Added Tax systems for money laundering and money-laundering in South America.

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