The November edition of the FATF Business Bulletin provides a brief update on outcomes from the October 2018 FATF plenary meeting.
Of note are the following:
- Amendments to the FATF Recommendations and Glossary to respond to the increasing use of virtual assets for Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing;
- The start of a project that will consider the feasibility of expanding the FATF Recommendations applicable to proliferation financing;
- Future work on Digital Identity to develop guidance for acceptability of digital ID focusing on the reliability and independence features of digital IDs;
- Developing reports addressing how large internanational financial institutions identify suspicious activity and the other describing the practical considerations in setting up public-private partnerships.