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The Relevance Of Fatf’S Recommendations And Fourth Round Of Mutual Evaluations To The Legal Profession, Laurel S. Terry, José Carlos Llerena Robles Dec 2017

The Relevance Of Fatf’S Recommendations And Fourth Round Of Mutual Evaluations To The Legal Profession, Laurel S. Terry, José Carlos Llerena Robles

Laurel S. Terry

More than two hundred countries in the world have agreed to abide by the anti-money laundering (“AML”) recommendations developed by the Financial Action Task Force (“FATF”), which is an intergovernmental organization. This Article focuses on the potential impact on the legal profession of FATF’s fourth round of mutual evaluations. During these mutual evaluations, which currently are underway, FATF-affiliated countries examine each other’s compliance with the FATF Recommendations and recommend follow-up action. This Article first presents the legal profession-related results from the completed Mutual Evaluation Reports, including case studies from Australia, Canada, and the United States regarding legal profession preparation for …


Laurel Terry's Summary & Supplement To The U.S. Lawyer Aml Voluntary Good Practices Guidance [A "Red Flags" Two-Pager], Laurel S. Terry Dec 2010

Laurel Terry's Summary & Supplement To The U.S. Lawyer Aml Voluntary Good Practices Guidance [A "Red Flags" Two-Pager], Laurel S. Terry

Laurel S. Terry

This "two pager" summarizes information found the Voluntary Good Practices Guidance, which was developed by representatives from the American Bar Association (ABA), the American College of Trusts and Estates Counsel (ACTEC), and other organizations. See https://perma.cc/3QRH-5U7Q. In August 2010, the ABA adopted the Voluntary Good Practices Guidance. See Among other things, Resolution 116 calls on "state, local, and specialty bar associations to embrace the Good Practices Guidance and to educate legal professionals and law students regarding the risks addressed by the Guidance." See https://perma.cc/S5KU-U7MB.

This "two-pager" was prepared in that spirit of education. It lists in two pages the money …