The first edition, Money Laundering, A Handbook for CDD Compliance provides empirical facts of money laundering that forced the world to unite to combat corruption, money laundering and terrorist financing. Authored by Oliver, Master of Laws and Accountant (UK), obtained the foundation of the Handbook from in-depth research supporting the complexity of the society matrix attributing to crimes in the Asia and Southeast Asia regions. In this comprehensive handbook, FATF members and DNFBPs follow the FATF universal standards to fight money laundering and terrorist financing.
The NCB confiscation measure threatens property of the criminals. How corruption, money laundering occurs and how organised crime survive? How terrorists create terror and how IS survive? How lawyer Robin defence for not reporting a suspicious transaction? How identity verification for Arumugam s/o Muthu exempted? This handbook provides the answer.
UN instruments and FATF preventive measures compliance are mandatory. Failure to comply undermines the status of the FATF member. For the DNFBP, the penalty will occur. To discharge mandatory compliance, the FATF standards and the application of the principles require guidance and illustration of hypothesis examples of different DNFBP service providers. Also, with the precedent forms and flowcharts to assist the compliance officers.
Transforming the FATF standards into domestic statues, Singapore model was adopted. Further, how Mutual Evaluation operates to assess the risk of a nation in AML/CFT reveals the effectiveness of the AML/CFT system in force. Success in AML/CFT is the acquisition of the detection skill of a suspicious transaction and a competent authority.