Bahamas 'disappointed' by EU's blacklist proposal

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The government of the Bahamas has defended its "highest standards in the fight against money laundering," in a robust response to the EU's recent announcement that it's considering adding the jurisdiction to its blacklist. As reported by International Investment last week, the EU is poised to add 12 countries, including the Bahamas, to its blacklist of jurisdictions it considers to be in breach of international measures to counter money laundering. 'Fully engaged' In a statement issued by the Office of the Attorey-General and Legal Affairs, the Bahamas said: "We are engaged with EU o...

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Christopher Copper-Ind

Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.