With the Government of Pakistan hopeful of formally exiting the FATF grey-list today, this brief provides a snapshot of Pakistan’s progress going into the October 2022 Plenary. It highlights the dual-evaluation process undertaken by the FATF and the APG in Pakistan’s AML/CFT assessment, as well as summarizes improvements in Technical Compliance frameworks as per the 4th Follow Up Report (FUR) to the Mutual Evaluation Report (MER) 2019. It then concludes with commentary on next steps for Pakistan in further bolstering effective compliance in the long-term.
Author: Global Governance Initiative
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