The State Financial Monitoring Service of Ukraine continues to take organizational measures in the framework of preparation for the 5th round of evaluation of the national system of counteraction to the legalization (laundering) of the proceeds from crime, financing of terrorism and the financing of proliferation of weapons of mass destruction by Committee of Experts on the Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering Measures and the Financing of Terrorism (MONEYVAL).
Thus, during current week the SFMS has organized and held several working meetings with the representatives of law enforcement and other concerned state authorities and the private sector.
In particular, on March 6, 2017 an interdepartmental meeting on law enforcement investigations related to money laundering and terrorist financing, prevention of involving non-profit organizations to terrorist financing was conducted.
On March 9, 2017 a meeting with the representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine and the Security Service of Ukraine on organization and establishment of inter-agency coordination in the area of detection and subsequent freezing of assets of those involved in the financing of terrorism and proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, including that using the non-profit sector, as well as on international cooperation and collaboration with the UN Security Council Committees.
In addition, on March 9, 2017 it was held an additional meeting with the employees of the Ukrainian state enterprise of postal communication "Ukrposhta" regarding preparation for the evaluation.
On March 10, 2017 there were held meetings with the representatives of the National Bank of Ukraine and the State Property Fund of Ukraine on the issues of regulation and supervision of insolvent banks, as well as with the representatives of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine and the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine concerning the mechanism of establishing ultimate beneficial owners of customers-legal entities and verification of the reliability of the information on ultimate beneficial owners (controllers) provided by the legal entities.
The preparation for the 5th round of evaluation of Ukraine by the MONEYVAL Committee is under constant control of the SFMS management.
Press Service of the SFMS