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Iran: FATF Legislation to Be Finalized by Sept.

It was decided that MPs have active participation in the approval of government bills related to FATF, four of which are being reviewed in the judicial and national security commissions of the parliament
Mostafa Kavakebian (C-R) discussed Iran’s measures to join FATF in a meeting  with Economy Minister Masoud Karbasian (C-L) on April 18.Mostafa Kavakebian (C-R) discussed Iran’s measures to join FATF in a meeting  with Economy Minister Masoud Karbasian (C-L) on April 18.

A senior lawmaker announced that a pending legislation for implementing Iran’s action plan set by the Financial Action Task Force will be approved by late September.
Mostafa Kavakebian, who is the head of Majlis Diplomacy and National Interests Faction, said Iran’s membership in the intergovernmental anti-money laundering body was among issues discussed during the faction’s meeting with Economy Minister Masoud Karbasian, IBENA reported. 
“It was decided that MPs have active participation in the approval of government bills related to FATF, four of which are being reviewed in the judicial and national security commissions of the parliament,” he said.
“These bills concern transnational organized crimes and banking issues, which we hope will be finalized by Sept. 22 with the help of faction members and other lawmakers.” 

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