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Workshop on Countering Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing in the Securities Markets

21 August 2018

On 20-21 August 2018, the IOSCO Asia Pacific Hub together with the Asia Pacific Group on Money Laundering (APG) organised a two-day workshop on Countering Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing in Securities Markets in Kuala Lumpur.

Delivered by subject matter experts, the 2-day workshop discussed emerging AML/CTF risks in securities markets, including key regulatory and supervisory focus areas. The Workshop also reviewed the application of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Recommendations to securities markets, and provided an assessor’s perspective in complying with the FATF Recommendations. The Workshop involved scenario exercises to enhance participants’ understanding of risks and mitigating measures to be adopted.

The Workshop received a significant amount of interest with 50 participants from across 23 jurisdictions, including members from both developed and emerging markets.