Schott, Paul Allan.

Reference guide to anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism / Paul Allan Schott. - 2nd ed. - Washington, D.C. : The World Bank : International Monetary Fund, c2006. - 1 v. (various pagings) ; 23 cm.

Includes bibliographical references.

The Problem and the International Response. Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing: Definitions and Explanations --
Money Laundering Impacts Development --
International Standard Setters --
Regional Bodies and Relevant Groups. --
The Elements of an Effective AML/CFT Framework. Legal System Requirements --
Preventive Measures --
The Financial Intelligence Unit --
International Cooperation --
Combatting the Financing or Terrorism. --
The Role of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund. World Bank and International Monetary Fund Initiatives to Fight Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing. --
Websites for Key Organizations, Legal Instruments, and Initiatives --
Other Useful Websites and Resources --
United Nations Anti-Terrorist Conventions Referred to in the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism --
The Financial Action Task Force Forty Recommendations on Money Laundering and Interpretative Notes --
The Financial Action Task Force Special Recommendations on Terrorist Financing --
The Financial Action Task Force Interpretative Notes and Guidance Notes for the Special Recommendations on Terrorist Financing and the Self-Assessment Questionaire --
Cross-Reference of The Forty Recommendations to Reference Guide --
Cross-Reference of the Special Recommendations to Reference Guide --
The Processes of Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism. Table of contents

Efforts to launder money and finance terrorism have been evolving rapidly in recent years in response to heightened countermeasures. The international community has witnessed the use of increasingly sophisticated methods to move illicit funds through financial systems across the globe and has acknowledged the need for improved multilateral cooperation to fight these criminal activities. The World Bank and International Monetary Fund have developed this guide to help countries understand the new international standards. It will hopefully serve as a comprehensive source of practical information for countries to fight money laundering and terrorist financing. It discusses the problems caused by these crimes, the specific actions countries need to take to address them, and the role international organizations, such as the Bank and the IMF, play in the process. This guide is a tool for countries to establish and improve their legal and institutional frameworks and their preventive measures according to international standards and best practices. -- From Foreword (p. ix)

0821365134 (pkb.) 0821365142 (eISBN) 9780821365137


Money laundering.

Money Monetary policy Banks and banking Money laundering Terrorism-Prevention Terrorism-France

K5223 / .S36 2006

332.41074 / SCR 2006

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