The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) will meet next on February 13-17 in Cape Town, South Africa.

FATF member countries will discuss methods to combat international money laundering and the financing of terrorism and there will be special focus on the African responses to these issues. The current President of the inter-governmental body whose purpose is the development and promotion of national and international policies to combat money laundering and terrorist financing is Professor Kader Asmal of South Africa, a Member of the South African Parliament since 1994.

The FATF President, and Executive Secretary Alain Damais, will host a briefing on the outcome of the Plenary and FATF’s ongoing work on terrorist financing, money laundering and their link to corruption on Thursday, February 16, with conclusions expected to be available on the FATF website on February 21.