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Council of Europe supports enhancement of capacities of obliged entities in the financial sector in Tunisia

Tunis, Tunisia 27-30 September 2022
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The Council of Europe supported two Training of Trainers (ToT) sessions on Prevention and fight against money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CTF) from 27 to 30 September 2022.

The activity which was organised in cooperation with the Tunisian Financial Analysis Commission/Tunisian FIU (Commission Tunisienne des Analyses Financières – CTAF) gathered representatives of the Tunisian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (Association Tunisienne des Investissement en Capital - ATIC) and the Committee on Financial Market (Commission des Marchés - CMF).

Stock market intermediaries, investment and seeds funds, venture capital mutual funds and investment companies in risk capital as well as their supervisors were introduced to AML and CTF essential concepts as well as international standards and requirements. Specific sessions were dedicated to requirements for the respective groups on AML/CTF, including the consequences of non-compliance with AML/CTF obligations.

Moreover, participants could exchange on their role in the fight against money laundering and terrorism financing.

The workshop was organised in the framework of the Project to support independent bodies in Tunisia (PAII-T), which is co-financed by the European Union and the Council of Europe and implemented by the latter