Philipsburg—The Ministry of Justice will be hosting its first Anti-Money Laundering Awareness and National Risk Assessment Conference on December 5th and 6th 2019 at the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine in Cupecoy. The conference will be opened by the Minister of Justice, the Honorable Egbert J. Doran
Related public and private sectors are invited to this attend this conference, such as: Notaries, Accountants, Lawyers, Real Estate Agencies, Banks, Car dealers, Tax administrators, administration offices, Jewelers, Chamber of Commerce, financial regulators in the public sector: Ministry of TEATT/ Inspectorate/ Business license department/Casino Controllers, Ministry of Finance/Tax offices/ Financial Controllers.
There is no entrance fee. Organizations are requested to nominate a maximum of two persons to attend this conference.
At the conference, organizers and designated persons will provide information on the launching of a national risk assessment exercise against money laundering and financing of terrorism and proliferation of weapons—which all countries need to undertake in order to comply with the international standards set by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).
International organizations and representations from Caribbean countries, which have gone through this exercise, will be present to inform attendees and others on the expectations regarding the participation as a St. Maarten stakeholder.
During this conference the latest information will also be provided on the compliance status of St. Maarten based on the CFATF plenary meetings which will take place just one week before this upcoming conference.
Organizations and businesses are requested to register participants’ names and the their position in your organization, not later than November 29 with Natasha Serrant at email: Cherie.Serrant@sintmaartengov.org (Tel: 542-0867; 542-0276.)