Financial Action Task Force to gather for spring meeting
The Financial Action Task force (FATF) is holding a ministerial meeting in Washington on Thursday, 21 April. Finland will be represented by Permanent Under-Secretary Leena Mörttinen.
The meeting is to adopt a document guiding the future direction of the FATF, which will be available on the FATF website after the meeting.
The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is an inter-governmental body established in 1989 that sets international standards for combating money laundering, terrorist financing and the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. The FATF currently comprises 39 member countries and regional organisations, such as the European Commission. It also has dozens of associate members and observers around the world, including the World Bank and International Monetary Fund. Finland has been a member since 1991.
Maarit Pihkala, Senior Ministerial Adviser, Ministry of Finance, tel. +358 295 530 310, maarit.pihkala(at)vm.fi