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Argentine delegation participates in the FATF meeting to address money laundering and terrorist financing

Argentine delegation participates in the FATF meeting to address money laundering and terrorist financing
Argentine delegation participates in the FATF meeting to address money laundering and terrorist financing

The Argentine delegation is made up, among others, of Eugenio Curia (Ministry of Foreign Affairs), Ignacio Yacobucci (President of the Financial Information Unit, UIF), Mariano Borinsky (president of the Federal Chamber of Criminal Cassation), Silvina Rivarola (Central Bank of the Argentine Republic) and Mariana Currais (Director of International UIF).

An Argentine delegation of specialists participated in the first day of the meeting of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)which meets from today until June 26 in Singapore, where measures regarding money laundering and terrorist financing will be analyzed.

He FATF It is the international organization made up of 40 countries in the world (United States, England, France, Germany, China, Brazil, among others) and international organizations such as OECD, World Bank, IMF, European Commission, United Nations. It seeks to strengthen national systems of prevention of money laundering, terrorism, terrorist financing and proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.

The Argentine delegation is made up, among others, of Eugenio Curia (Ministry of Foreign Affairs), Ignacio Yacobucci (President of the Financial Information Unit, UIF), Mariano Borinsky (president of the Federal Chamber of Criminal Cassation), Silvina Rivarola (Central Bank of the Argentine Republic) and Mariana Currais (Director of International UIF).

The meeting takes place in the Asian country of Singapore between June 23 and 28, 2024.

Why the Argentine presence in the FATF is important

Argentina puts at stake its permanence in the highest international category in what is related to el money laundering and terrorist financing.

It will hold bilateral meetings with different countries in order to demonstrate the progress made in response to all the legal reforms it has been carrying out: approval of criminal offenses for financing terrorism, new obligated subjects and different resolutions of the FIU.

Likewise, the FIU and the National Coordination have been developing greater participation in the international forums to achieve a better insertion of Argentina in the globalized world and a recognition of the efforts they have been carrying out. This change is one of the axes that the new management of the FIU and the Coordination develop in international matters.

Source: Ambito

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