Money Laundering Congress in Panama

The congress will analyze creating new controls and improving existing ones to prevent money laundering.

Friday, August 21, 2009

Experts from Argentina, Mexico, Venezuela, Guatemala, U.S., Dominican Republic, Colombia and Panama will be present at the activity, to be held from August 26 to 28.

Julio César Aguirre, president of the organizing committee, remarked: "The felony of money laundering and financing terrorism is complex, hard to prevent, not easy to investigate, and even harder to penalize. Therefore, constant training and actualization is necessary and obligated", reported Yahoo Noticias.

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Panama Hosts Conference on Money Laundering

August 2012

From 22nd to 24th August the XVI Congress Committee for the Prevention of Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism will take place next in Panama City.

The event, organized by the Panama Banking Association, will feature experts in the field from Argentina, Peru, Guatemala, the United States, Colombia, and the host country.

Panama: Improved Anti-Money Laundering Law

August 2011

The modifications include new subjects and sectors who will be required to implement the regulations for prevention of money laundering.

In order to conform to international standards, Panamanian authorities are considering possible amendments to the Law 42, passed in 2000 on the prevention of money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism.

Guatemala Unveils Committee Against Money Laundering

May 2010

It will coordinate actions against money and asset laundering related to tax evasion, drug trafficking, corruption and extortion.

The Presidential Commission against Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing will be composed of the Vice President, the Chancellor, the Minister of Interior, the Presidency’s Strategic Intelligence Unit, the Superintendence of Tax Administration (SAT) and the Superintendence of Banks (SIB).

Money Laundering Prevention Congress to be Held in Panama

July 2008

The Banking Association of Panama is organizing the 12th Hemispheric Congres for the Prevention of Laundering Money and the Fight Against Financial Terrorism.

Under the auspices of the Office of the Superintendent of Banks, the Unidad de Análisis Financiero and other governmental groups, the event will take place August 20-22 at the Sherton Hotel.

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