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QFIU Strengthens International Efforts to Combat Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing 08/Dec/2013

QFIU Strengthens International Efforts to Combat Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing

Under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Fahad Bin Faisal Al Thani, Deputy Governor Chairman of the National Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing Committee (NAMLC), the QFIU organized the second joint meeting of Egmont Group, FATF (Financial Action Task Force) and FSRBs [FATF Style Regional Bodies] during 01/12//2013 at the Ritz Carlton Hotel.

This follow-up meeting is a continuation of the first meeting held during April 2013, and tackled the possibility of strengthening cooperation between regional and international bodies in combating money laundering and terrorism financing, and enhancing the capacities of the Financial Intelligence Units (FIUs) that play a key role in the AML/CFT regime, whether at the national or international level, considering their distribution at the regional level and increase their capabilities and assist them in properly applying international standards and FATF recommendations.

This initiative undertaken by Qatar Financial Intelligence Unit, which represents Asia region at the Egmont Group, reflects Qatar’s commitment to the global fight against money laundering and terrorist financing.


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Law No.(4) of 2010, Combating Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing.
Law No.(3) of 2004, Combatting Terrorism.
Law No.(11) of 2004, Penal Code Of Qatar.
Law No.(23) of 2004, Code Of Criminal Procedures.

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