Monaco evaluators take part in anti-fraud training

Monaco has participated in a training seminar designed to boost the Principality’s capability of fighting against money laundering.

Left to right: Kevin Vendergrift, Karine Imbert, Yehuda Shaffer, John Ringguth, Richard Walker and Odile Gebbarth (Secrétariat Moneyval). ©SICCFIN

The event brought together more than 40 participants from across the globe from 15th to 19th April in Rome-Ostia, Italy. The seminar aims to train experts to evaluate the policies and actions implemented by the various jurisdictions in the fight against money laundering (AML) and terrorist financing (TF).

This is the third consecutive year that the Principality of Monaco has followed the training course, through the participation of the the financial regulator in Monaco Service d’Information et de Contrôle sur les Circuits Financiers, thereby demonstrating its commitment to the fight against money laundering and the financing of terrorism.

Organised by the MONEYVAL Committee, the Council of Europe body responsible for assessing compliance with the main international AML and FT standards and their applications, and the FATF, Financial Action Task Force, the training seminar allows participants to evaluate the policies put in place in relation to the FATF’s 40 Technical Compliance recommendations.