Mauritius and Botswana both made "significant progress" in addressing the strategic AML/CFT deficiencies included in FATF's respective action plans and will no longer face increased monitoring, the influential global money laundering and terrorist financing watchdog said in a statement on 21 October. The announcement followed the fifth Plenary of the Financial Action Task Force under the German Presidency of Marcus Pleyer which took place on 19-21 October. "This comes after both countries received an on-site visit, despite the COVID-19 crisis. Botswana and Mauritius will work with ESA...
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