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International: UAE, Bahrain, and Namibia sign MoU on AML/CFT

The Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates ('UAE') announced, on 29 January 2020, that the UAE Financial Intelligence Unit ('FIU') had signed a Memorandum of Understanding ('MoU') on anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism ('AML/CFT') with the Financial Investigation Department in the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Financial Information Center for the Republic of Namibia. In particular, the MoU highlights that the respective parties have agreed to provide a common framework for sharing information and experiences, in an endeavour to cooperate on AML/CFT measures, and to effectively achieve common goals in the field of information exchange for the purpose of cooperation for the public interest.

You can read the press release here.