On May 24, 2018, the Head of the State Financial Monitoring Service of Ukraine Igor Cherkaskyi and the Director of the State Bureau of Investigations Roman Truba concluded the Agreement on interagency and information cooperation.
The purpose of this Agreement is to establish cooperation and information exchange in the area of prevention and counteraction to legalization (laundering) of proceeds from crime, terrorist financing and financing of proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, as well as in the area of combating crime.
Taking into account the current challenges faced by the SFMS and the State Bureau of Investigations, concluding of the mentioned Agreement is an important prerequisite for effective and fruitful cooperation in the context of deepening practical cooperation between the institutions in order to effectively counteract to crime in Ukraine.
On the whole, in terms of the AML/CFT area, as well as in the area of combating crime, the heads of the state institutions within the framework of the concluded Agreement have agreed to:
-provide mutual assistance in cooperation on AML/CFT issues and in the area of combating crime;
-exchange of experience and information in the area of combating crime;
-conduct joint events for professional development of employees, provide assistance in the development and implementation of effective models of training of employees and other persons, including through conducting meetings, workshops and conferences.
The SFMS continues to be in a constructive dialogue with all interested institutions for the purpose of joint and coordinated protection of the financial system of Ukraine from criminal attacks, as well as strengthening of the economic security of the state as a whole.
Press service of the SFMS