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Financial Services Unit

CFTAF Public Statement on Suriname - November 2015

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, November 25th, 2015. - The Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) is an organization of twenty seven jurisdictions of the Caribbean Basin Region, which has agreed to implement the international standards for Anti-money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) - Financial Action Task Force Recommendations (FATF Recommendations). In order to protect the international financial system from money laundering and financing of terrorism (ML/FT) risks and to encourage greater compliance with the AML/CFT standards, the CFATF identified jurisdictions that have strategic deficiencies and works with them to address those deficiencies that pose a risk to the international financial system.

Jurisdictions with strategic AML/CFT deficiencies that have not made sufficient progress in addressing the deficiencies or have not complied with their Action Plan developed with the CFATF to address the deficiencies. The CFATF calls on its members to consider the risks arising from the deficiencies associated with each jurisdiction, as described below.

Read the entire CFTAF Public Statement on Suriname - November 2015 (PDF, 244 KB) document.

Posted: 26/04/2016