UAE 'at risk' of joining Malta on FATF grey list over AML concerns

Mark Battersby
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The United Arab Emirates is at risk of being placed on the EU's Financial Action Task Force (FATF) "grey list" of countries over anti-money laundering and terrorist financing failings, according to a report by Bloomberg News. The UAE would join the most recent additions to the grey list which were decided on by FATF in June 2021 when Haiti, Malta, Philippines and South Sudan became 'jurisdictions under its increased monitoring'. Unnamed sources told Bloomberg that the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is leaning towards adding the UAE to its "grey list" early this year. The decis...

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