CICAD Anti-Money Laundering Experts Recommend On-Going Assessment of Compliance with Standards and Creation of National Financial Intelligence Units

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Thursday, January 1, 1998
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
14
Issue: 
1
1-3
Abstract: 
At its meeting November 4-7, 1997 in Lima, Peru, the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD), Organization of American States (OAS), made several decisions and recommendations of importance to international enforcement: steps to undertake on-going assessment of money laundering in the hemisphere; the creation of national financial intelligence units (FIUs); and measures to strengthen the training of officials and exchange of information and reciprocal judicial assistance ... [more]