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Representatives of financial institutions and non-financial business entities and professionals involved in anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism are invited to attend two sensitization sessions early in the New Year. 

The sessions, being hosted by the Anti-Money Laundering Authority, will be held on Friday, January 3, at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Two Mile Hill, St. Michael.

Registration for the first session will be from 8:00 a.m., and it will run from 8:30 until 10:00 a.m.  It is targeted at non-profit companies and charities, and will be dedicated to engaging stakeholders on the recent delisting of non-profit companies and charities and related matters.

Meanwhile, registration for the other session will start at 10:30 a.m., and it will commence at 11:00 a.m. and run until 1:00 p.m.  The focus will be on the findings arising from the recently concluded National Risk Assessment on money laundering and terrorist financing and related matters.

This session will be geared towards commercial banks, deposit and non-deposit taking finance companies, trusts and merchant banks, international banks, credit unions, insurance companies, securities entities, mutual fund administrators, investment advisors, corporate and trust service providers, money or value transfer services, dealers in precious metals and stones, real estate agents, gaming institutions, non-profit companies, charities, unregulated money lenders, unregulated card services, attorneys-at-law, accountants and virtual assets service providers.

julia.rawlins-bentham@barbados.gov.bb

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