Canadian Finance Minister Announces AML Initiatives

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Friday, December 1, 2006
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
22
Issue: 
12
458
Abstract: 
On October 11, 2006, at the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) plenary in Vancouver, Canadian Minister of Finance Jim Flaherty announced that Canada had agreed to serve as the secretariat of the Egmont Group. The group, an informal coalition of financial intelligence units, will be permanently housed in Toronto. Canada has committed to providing five years of funding to build a stable infrastructure foundation … [more]