The main vulnerabilities related to money laundering and terrorist financing, identified in the second national assessment *, as well as recommendations to reduce them will be discussed in two information sessions addressed to entities supervised by the National Bank of Moldova (NBM). ). The sessions are organized with the support of the USAID Project “Transparency of the Financial Sector in Moldova” (FSTA) and will be moderated by national and international experts in the field of preventing and combating money laundering and terrorist financing (AML / CFT).
Both sessions will take place in online format on June 30, 2022. The first session, dedicated to representatives of banks and non-bank payment service providers, will take place between 10:00 and 12:00. Interested persons can register for the event by filling in the registration form.
The second session, scheduled for 13:00 – 15:00, is intended for representatives of foreign exchange offices, who will be able to connect to the event after prior registration.
AML / CFT events are part of a series of measures supported by the USAID FSTA Project to strengthen the capacity of supervisors as well as reporting entities to effectively prevent and combat financial crime. Also within this project, the NBM will soon have a state-of-the-art IT solution, designed to automate and streamline the processes of monitoring money laundering risks and the shareholding structure of supervised banks.
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* The results of the national assessment of the risks of money laundering and terrorist financing are contained in the second Report, published by the Service for Preventing and Combating Money Laundering on April 1, 2022. The document presents the threats and vulnerabilities identified at the level of each sector assessed, among which: banking activity, non-bank lending, insurance, securities, activity of foreign exchange offices, etc.