Thu, 08 Jul | Webinar

The FATF Standards and Unintended Consequences: Part 1: Assessing the Past

RUSI’s Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies invites you to our series ‘FATF: Past, Present and Future in the Unintended Consequences Debate,’ How far has the standard setter come and where is it heading?
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The FATF Standards and Unintended Consequences: Part 1: Assessing the Past

Time & Location

08 Jul, 14:30

About the Event

"As the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) considers ways to mitigate the unintended consequences of its financial crime standards, this three-part webinar series will assess the FATF’s work on this issue to-date, identify current challenges and a look ahead to future ways in which its standards might be manipulated.


In early 2021, the FATF announced it would be launching a new research initiative "to study and mitigate the unintended consequences resulting from the incorrect implementation of FATF Standards.” It identified four main affected areas: (1) de-risking; (2) financial exclusion; (3) suppression of NPOs or the NPO sector as a whole; and (4) threats to fundamental human rights.

The first webinar in this series will consider FATF’s past efforts related to not-for-profit organisations, money service businesses and correspondent banking.

To share and discuss their perspectives, we are delighted to be joined by:

Lia van Broekhoven, Executive Director, Human Security Collective

Veronica Studsgaard, Founder & CEO, IAMTN

Victoria Ibezim-Ohaeri, Executive Director, Spaces for Change

Wendy Delmar, CEO, Caribbean Association of Banks

The discussion will be chaired by CFCS Director Tom Keatinge."

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