On 21 January, the FATF-style regional body GAFILAT published the Fifth Report of Regular Monitoring and Requalification of Technical Compliance of Cuba.  The original evaluation was in 2015.  It is said that Cuba continues making significant progress towards addressing the technical compliance deficiencies identified in its MER and has been re-rated for FATF Recommendation 7 (from Largely Compliant to Compliant). Cuba will continue under the regular follow-up process and shall continue to report to GAFILAT on the progress made towards strengthening 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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