Honduras: Supervision of Non-Financial Corporations

In May, approval could be given to the regulation of the law that obliges real estate agents, pawn shops and lawyers, among others, to report suspicious operations of more than $10,000.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The socialization process of the regulation of the Law for the regulation of designated non-financial professional activities (APNFD) has already ended, and Congress estimates that next month it could be approved.

The regulation establishes that the companies that do not carry out professional financial activities must report all the transactions of more than $10 thousand whose origin is doubtful.

Laprensa.hn reports that "... A person, whether natural or legal, with operations of $10,000 or more will have to report to the National Commission on Banking and Insurance this type of operations or atypical transactions, " explained Deputy Walter Romero to Laprensa.hn.

These sectors include those providing international financial services not subject to the CNBS, companies providing postal services, those engaged in gambling operations, money transfers, armored vehicles, concerts, sports clubs, and pawn shops, among others".

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