CONTINUEThis site uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Find out more.
  1. Front Page
  2. Related Stories

Financial Action Task Force (FATF) News




G20 Committed To 'Global Response' To BEPS

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

The Group of Twenty nations has reiterated its collective commitment to a global response to base erosion and profit shifting, which it said should be "based on sound tax policy principles." Read Full Story

 


Singapore Consults On FATF Regulatory Changes

by Mary Swire, LawAndTax-News.com, Hong Kong

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Singapore's Ministry of Finance and Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority are inviting public feedback on enhancements to the country's regulatory framework against money laundering and terrorist financing within its commitment to the revised international Financial Action Task Force Recommendations. Read Full Story

 


Singapore Launches Anti-Money Laundering Risk Assessment

by Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong

Friday, October 25, 2013

A joint Steering Committee in Singapore – led by the Monetary Authority of Singapore, the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Ministry of Finance – has launched a comprehensive assessment of money laundering and terrorist financing risks in the country. Read Full Story

 


Swiss Bankers Criticize Key Tax Bills

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

The Swiss Private Bankers Association has voiced its criticism of draft tax legislation that the Swiss Federal Council has recently submitted for consultation, containing provisions that are of vital importance for the financial center. Read Full Story

 


Switzerland Tweaks FATF Implementing Act

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

The Swiss Federal Council has taken note of the results of the consultation on the Federal Act for implementing the revised Financial Action Task Force recommendations of 2012, providing notably that tax offences are considered predicate offences to money laundering, and has issued a series of proposed technical changes to the draft law accordingly. Read Full Story

 


Antigua Responds To FATF AML/CFT Concerns

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, New York

Monday, July 15, 2013

Antigua and Barbuda's Minister of Finance has responded to a statement from the Financial Action Task Force which cited "strategic deficiencies" in the implementation of the country's Anti-Money Laundering/Counter-Financing of Terrorism action plan. Read Full Story

 


Swiss Bankers Seek Changes To New FATF Rules

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Monday, July 8, 2013

While underlining its general support for the adoption and implementation of the revised Financial Action Task Force recommendations, the Swiss Bankers Association has nevertheless stressed the need for a number of amendments to be made to the draft in order for the banks to be able to implement the provisions. Read Full Story

 


Cayman Islands Issues Action Plan On Beneficial Ownership

Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, New York

Thursday, June 27, 2013

The Cayman Islands has said that it is committed to continue working with other nations towards the full implementation of the revised Financial Action Task Force standards, in order to improve transparency of the ownership and control of companies in a way that ensures a level playing field across the world. Read Full Story

 


France Presents National Tax Evasion Action Plan

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

The French Finance Ministry has published its national Action Plan for enhancing tax transparency and preventing the misuse of companies and other vehicles, including trusts, as part of its commitments to the G8 group of industrialized nations. Read Full Story

 


Jersey Issues Action Plan On Beneficial Ownership

Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Monday, June 24, 2013

"To coincide with the G8 Summit and to share in the G8’s action to enhance transparency on beneficial ownership of companies, Jersey is publishing its own action plan today," Chief Minister Ian Gorst said in a statement on June 17, 2013. Read Full Story

 

 

Page 2

 
















Tax-News Reviews

Cyprus Review

A review and forecast of Cyprus's international business, legal and investment climate.

Visit Cyprus Review »

Malta Review

A review and forecast of Malta's international business, legal and investment climate.

Visit Malta Review »

Jersey Review

A review and forecast of Jersey's international business, legal and investment climate.

Visit Jersey Review »

Budget Review

A review of the latest budget news and government financial statements from around the world.

Visit Budget Review »



Stay Updated

Please enter your email address to join the Tax-News.com mailing list. View previous newsletters.

By subscribing to our newsletter service, you agree to our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.


To manage your mailing list preferences, please click here »