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November 2019 Newsletter – Targeted Financial Sanctions Related To Terrorism and Terrorist Financing – FATF Recommendation 6

Any person who has possession, custody or control of property that belongs to a terrorist or a designated terrorist group owned or controlled by a terrorist; or has information about a transaction or proposed transaction in respect of the property, shall immediately inform the Chief of Police, FIU or such other person as the Minister may designate, of that fact or information and provide such further information relating to the property or transaction (section 20(2) and (3) of the ATA)).

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October 2019 Newsletter – Targeted Financial Sanctions Related To Terrorism and Terrorist Financing – FATF Recommendation 6

Recommendation 6 requires each country to implement the targeted financial sanctions regimes to comply with the United Nations Security Council Resolutions (UNSCRs or resolutions) relating to the prevention and suppression of terrorism and terrorist financing.

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September 2019 Newsletter – Financial Information Month October 2019

Financial Information Month (FIM) is celebrated in October and is a regional financial, economic, business and entrepreneurial education campaign executed in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) since 2002, through the collaborative efforts of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), ECCU member governments, financial and academic institutions, the media, other private and public sector institutions and community-based groups.

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August 2019 Newsletter – The Mutual Evaluation

A mutual evaluation is an assessment of a country’s level of implementation of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) 40 Recommendations. This is a peer review, where members from different countries assess another country.

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July 2019 Newsletter- Identifying Suspicious Transactions/Activities

In Issue # 79, we learnt that suspicious transactions are activities for which there are reasonable grounds to suspect that they are related to a criminal activity or the commission of a money laundering (ML) or terrorist financing (TF) offence.

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