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According to the FATF, Russia has achieved success


				06.09.2017
						

The FATF, the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF), is an intergovernmental organization that deals with the development of world standards in the field of combating money laundering and the financing of terrorism, and also assesses the conformity of national systems of states to these standards.

In February 2000, the FATF developed a list of 25 indicators on which one or another country could be recognized as "unwilling to fight money laundering."
In 2015, the FATF decided to test the "anti-laundering" legislation of 35 member countries after the escalation of terrorist activity in Europe and the Middle East. At the same time, a list of high-risk countries was drawn up, in relation to which the FATF introduced enhanced monitoring. And Russia entered it with an indicator of 10 out of 25 signs.

Now, the countries of increased risk are North Korea, Iran, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ethiopia, Iraq, Syria, Uganda, Vanuatu and Yemen.

Now Russia is excluded from this list. The decision of the FATF followed the introduction of additional sanctions in the country for financing terrorism, even if there was no connection with a particular crime (Article 205.1 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation). According to experts, confidence from the FATF will increase the investment attractiveness of the Russian Federation.

A source:

http://www.fatf-gafi.org/publications/high-riskandnon-cooperativejurisdictions/?hf=10&b=0&am...

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