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  • The presentation is very interesting and full of information. But I can notify some disadvantages. I think it will be better if You give more information about the bodies which fight against money laundering in our country, which of them included to the law enforcement bloc and which to financial monitoring. And, please, give some examples of this bodies.

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methods of financial monitoring

  1. 1. Methods of Financial Monitoring February 22, 2008 Kalendar Ekaterina
  2. 2. Content <ul><li>1. Financial intelligence and financial monitoring </li></ul><ul><li>2. Money laundering and the reasons for fighting it </li></ul><ul><li>3. Financial intelligence units </li></ul><ul><li>4. The fight against money laundering in Russia </li></ul><ul><li>5. Summary </li></ul>
  3. 3. Financial intelligence and financial monitoring <ul><li>“ Financial intelligence” is the gathering of information about the financial affairs of entities of interest, to understand their nature and capabilities, and predict their intentions </li></ul><ul><li>“ Financial monitoring” is the measures that are accepted by state authorities or financial institutions for combating the legalization (laundering) of illegally obtained revenue and the financing of terrorism </li></ul>
  4. 4. Methods of financial monitoring <ul><li>primary (in-house) financial monitoring </li></ul><ul><li>state monitoring </li></ul>
  5. 5. Money laundering <ul><li>“ T he practice of engaging in financial transactions in order to conceal the identity, source, and destination of money, and money laundering is a main operation of the underground economy” </li></ul>
  6. 6. Reasons for combating money laundering <ul><li>To enable law enforcement authorities to confiscate the proceeds of predicate criminal activities </li></ul><ul><li>A means of gathering evidence against the organized crime </li></ul><ul><li>The prejudicial influence money laundering may have on the financial sector </li></ul>
  7. 7. Stages of money laundering <ul><li>Placement </li></ul><ul><li>Layering </li></ul><ul><li>Integration </li></ul>
  8. 8. The Financial Action Task Force on money laundering (FATF) <ul><li>The work of the may be divided into three main sub-groups: </li></ul><ul><li>setting standards for national anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing programs; </li></ul><ul><li>evaluating the degree to which countries have implemented measures that meet those standards; and </li></ul><ul><li>identifying and studying money laundering and terrorist financing methods and trends. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Financial intelligence units <ul><li>“ A central, national agency responsible for receiving , analyzing and disseminating to the competent authorities, disclosures of financial information” </li></ul><ul><li>Functions: </li></ul><ul><li>repository function </li></ul><ul><li>analysis function </li></ul><ul><li>clearing house </li></ul>
  10. 10. The fight against money laundering in Russia <ul><li>Concept of the national strategy of combating legalization (laundering) of criminally gained income and financing of terrorism </li></ul>
  11. 11. The fight against money laundering in Russia <ul><li>the law-enforcement bloc </li></ul><ul><li>financial monitoring </li></ul>
  12. 12. The fight against money laundering in Russia <ul><li>methods  of primary financial monitoring: </li></ul><ul><li>primary control of clients, the subsequent control of the identification data of the client, the general supervision over financial activity of various objects  of the control, monitoring over financial operations of  the certain object, which can participate in criminal activity </li></ul><ul><li>methods  of the state financial monitoring: </li></ul><ul><li>the supervision of the implementation and observance of AML laws by financial  institutions  and other persons; the primary or operational analysis of  the submitted information about financial transactions; the tactical analysis or financial investigation; the strategic analysis of the unusual and  suspicious operations </li></ul>
  13. 13. Thank you!
  14. 14. Questions?