On 22nd August, FATF-style regional body GAFILAT published the 1st follow-up report on the Dominican Republic.  The mutual evaluation report was approved by GAFILAT in July 2018.  The report says that,

in general, the country has been making important progress in relation to addressing the technical compliance deficiencies identified in its MER and has been re-rated in relation to Recommendation 18 to “Largely Compliant” – but that it will continue in the enhanced follow-up process and will continue to report to GAFILAT on the progress made to strengthen its implementation of AML/CFT measures.


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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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