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Iran’s Guardian Council objects to FATF-related UNTOC bill 15 Jul 2018

Iran’s Guardian Council objects to FATF-related UNTOC bill

Iran’s Guardian Council has said that Iran’s membership in the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (UNTOC) is against both the security policies of the country and the Resistance Economy. The Spokesman for the Guardian Council, which is empowered to vet legislation in Iran, said on Saturday that the bill of Iran’s membership in […]

FATF continues to suspend sanctions on Iran 01 Jul 2018

FATF continues to suspend sanctions on Iran

TEHRAN – The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) announced on Friday that the organization will continue suspension of counter-measures against Iran by October 2018. “The FATF is disappointed with Iran’s failure to implement its action plan to address its significant AML/CFT deficiencies. Given the Iranian government’s continued efforts to finalize and pass amendments to its […]

Anti-money laundering body gives Iran until Oct. to complete reforms 30 Jun 2018

Anti-money laundering body gives Iran until Oct. to complete reforms

An international group that monitors money laundering worldwide said on Friday Iran had until October to complete reforms that would bring it into line with global norms or face consequences that could further deter investors from the country. Tehran has tried to attract foreign investors after completing a landmark 2015 agreement with the United States, […]

Iranian lawmakers suspend reviewing FATF-related bill for two months 10 Jun 2018

Iranian lawmakers suspend reviewing FATF-related bill for two months

 The Iranian MPS decided to suspend discussing Iran’s accession to the International Convention for the Suppression of Financing of Terrorism (CFT) for two months in coordination with the government. The Iranian Parliament begun reviewing Iran’s accession to Convention for the Suppression of Financing of Terrorism (CFT) and membership in the United Nations Convention against Transnational […]

Bill on joining CFT approved: MP 30 May 2018

Bill on joining CFT approved: MP

TEHRAN – The vice chairman of the parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee said on Tuesday that the bill on joining the convention on Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) was approved earlier in the day during a meeting of the committee. Kamal Dehqani Firouzabadi said the committee has conditionally approved the bill to […]

Joining FATF may hinder Iran’s support for Resistance groups 22 May 2018

Joining FATF may hinder Iran’s support for Resistance groups

Chairman of Iran’s Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Commission said Tue. that possibility of blocking Iran’s support for Axis of Resistance is behind lawmakers’ refusal to pass FATF-related bills. Speaking on the sidelines of a parliament session today to review the bill on Iran’s accession to International Convention for the Suppression of Financing of […]

MFA, security council divided on FATF 20 May 2018

MFA, security council divided on FATF

Iranian Foreign Ministry spoke in favor of Iran’s accession to the International Convention for the Suppression of Financing of Terrorism, while National Security Council was against the idea, an MP told Mehr News on Sunday. The bill of “Accession of the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the International Convention for the Suppression […]

Deputy FM, economy min. go to Parl. to defend FATF bills 06 May 2018

Deputy FM, economy min. go to Parl. to defend FATF bills

 Iranian deputy foreign minister and economy minister attended a public session at Iranian parliament to defend government’s bid to fully abide by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) obligations. The law makers in Iranian Parliament are discussing two bills (Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism) drafted by government of Hassan Rouhani in order […]

Official urges removal of Iran’s name from FATF blacklist 29 Apr 2018

Official urges removal of Iran’s name from FATF blacklist

 Manager of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Ferdows Zare’ for Compliance Affairs pointed to tracking transactions in Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT) as pilot and said, “according to CBI instructions, banks are obliged to approve and notify the Compliance Charter in the highest level.” Speaking in 6th Iran-Europe Business Forum, held in […]

Rouhani calls for transparency in banking operations 04 Mar 2018

Rouhani calls for transparency in banking operations

 President Rouhani urged banks and financial institutions to exercise utmost transparency in their dealings in order to improve the global view on Iran’s monetary system. The Iranian president made the remark on Sunday at the 57th annual meeting for the General Assembly of the Central Bank of the Islamic Republic of Iran. “We have presented […]