The number of assessments considered within the review of the pilot program will depend on whether drafts or final detailed assessment reports and associated ROSCs are available to Fund/Bank staff in time for inclusion in the report to the Bank/Fund Boards. The time needed in the preparation of the assessment reports and ROSCs will reduce the number of assessments available for review. For purposes of the review, the Fund/Bank staff would consider those drafts or final reports received through mid-November 2003.
The Egmont Group is an association of financial intelligence units (FIUs) established to facilitate cooperation in the exchange of financial intelligence by its members in the interest of combating money laundering and terrorist financing and to actively encourage the development of FIUs.
FATF members are Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, European Commission, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Gulf Cooperation Council (Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sultanate of Oman, and the United Arab Emirates), Hong Kong SAR, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kingdom of the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, and the United States.
FATF mutual evaluations are assessments of members’ compliance with the FATF Recommendations carried out by other FATF countries. Some FSRBs also conduct mutual evaluations of their own membership.
The APG members are Australia, Bangladesh, Cook Islands, Fiji, Hong Kong SAR, India, Indonesia, Japan, Macao SAR, Malaysia, Marshall Islands, Nepal, New Zealand,Niue, Pakistan, Republic of Korea, Palau, Philippines, Samoa, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan Province of China, Thailand, the United States, and Vanuatu.
The CFATF members are Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Costa Rica, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Panama, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, and Venezuela.
The five ECCU members that will be assessed using the AML/CFT methodology are Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
ESAAMLG members are: Botswana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Progress has been made in the formation of an FSRB for West Africa—Groupe Intergouvernemental d’Action Contre le Blanchiment d’Argent en Afrique de l’Ouest (GIABA).
GAFISUD members are Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, and Uruguay.
Moneyval was formerly known as the Select Committee of Experts on the Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering Measures (PC-R-EV); its members are Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Malta, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia and Montenegro, Slovakia, Slovenia, FYR Macedonia, and Ukraine.
OGBS members are: Aruba, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Cyprus, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Hong Kong SAR, Isle of Man, Jersey, Mauritius, Netherlands Antilles, Panama, Singapore, and Vanuatu.
The Bank staff is providing TA during CFATF and ESAAMLG mutual evaluation missions; and both Fund and the Bank are providing pre- and post-mutual evaluation training of assessors, and establishing “help desks” for mutual evaluation missions.