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South Asia seminar in Abu Dhabi focuses on curbing money laundering

The United States will step up its fight against money laundering and terror financing with cooperation from countries worldwide despite new challenges in combating financial crime, a US government expert said. “The fight against money laundering is not for a single country, it requires international cooperation, sharing information and willingness to act,” Lisa Holtyn from the Department of Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network told delegates at the first regional seminar for South Asian countries on establishing financial intelligence units. The three-day seminar is organized by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Central Bank. “The UAE is a valuable partner to the US in this fight and this seminar is an example,” Holtyn said. Full Story

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