MENAFATF held in collaboration with the World Bank & the Tunisian Financial Analysis Committee a Regional Workshop for Training Supervisors of Non-Banking Financial Institutions on AML/CFT Compliance Supervision in Tunis, Republic of Tunisia from 11 to 13 March 2013.
The workshop was inaugurated by Mr. Adel Al Qulish, MENAFATF Executive Secretary, Mrs. Habiba Ben Salem, General Secretary of the Tunisian Financial Analysis Committee (TFAC/CTAF) and Mrs. Eileen Murray, Country Manager of the World Bank Office in Tunisia.
The workshop is the first of its kind in the region: it targeted 3 supervisory sectors of non banking financial institutions within MENAFATF training plans that aim at increasing the capacities of supervisors. The workshop addressed as well a new concept: Risk Based Approach (RBA) as a basis to conduct both onsite and offsite examinations and inspections. 35 experts in the sector of money transfer services, insurance and securities from the member countries participated in the workshop.
It is worth to mention that the workshop reviewed the most recent AML/CFT international standards in the sector of money transfer services, insurance and securities which were adopted by the FATF in February 2012.