Aleezay Saeed is a BA-LLB student at the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). Her areas of interest include researching on rule of law and human rights, with particular inclination towards the rights of the downtrodden and marginalised.

New Money Laundering Threats in the Wake of COVID-19

Although the Covid-19 pandemic has brought the world to a halt, it has concomitantly boosted the criminal economy by creating unprecedented circumstances, easily exploitable by a few. This piece aims to highlight the financial vulnerabilities that have been created due to the Covid-19 pandemic, while briefly discussing the potential safeguards against the exploitation of such vulnerabilities, as suggested by FATF—the global money laundering and terrorist financing watchdog.