Measuring Pakistan’s Technical Compliance with the FATF Recommendations

This report aims to provide an objective, independent assessment of Pakistan’s performance based on FATF methodology and the evaluation experience of other states. Additionally, it seeks to provide clarity to both domestic and international policymakers while also addressing misconceptions regarding Pakistan’s efforts to abide by its international obligations.

Handbook on Criminal Investigation in Pakistan 2021

View Chart Project Overview The criminal investigation process is an ever-evolving endeavor and requires consistent improvement in technique, know-how, and capacities. It is for this reason that under directions from the Honorable Supreme Court of Pakistan, the various Provincial Police Services and other Police bodies with coordination from the National Police Bureau and expert services…

Trainings on Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorism Financing

The Research Society of International Law (RSIL) collaborated with various institutions across the country to conduct 6 Trainings on Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing (AML/CTF). The trainings focused on the following areas:   Global Legal Framework on AML/CFT and Overview of Pakistan’s Compliance Nature of Terrorism Financing in Pakistan Domestic Implementation of AML/CFT in Pakistan:…

Analyzing Pakistan’s Compliance on the FATF Action Plan

In 2018, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) placed Pakistan on its list of “Jurisdictions under Increased Monitoring” – or the ‘grey-list’ – citing ‘structural deficiencies’ that resulted in failure to effectively target terrorism financing and money laundering (TF/ML). In collaboration with the International Cooperation Review Group (ICRG), FATF issued a 27-Point Action Plan for…

Signing of MoU with Ministry of Information & Broadcasting

The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting (MoI&B) and Research Society of International Law (RSIL) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate in promoting awareness about laws and legal obligations among public, business community and professionals besides other concerned persons and entities. The MoU was signed by Joint Secretary MoI&B, Qamar Bashir and RSIL President,…

Job Opportunity | RSIL

Research Associate Job Location: Lahore Job Type: Full Time Deadline: 26ᵗʰ October, 2020   Eligibility Criteria: – Education: Minimum LLB degree, LLM or other relevant Masters degree preferred – Experience: Minimum of 2 years – Strong knowledge of Pakistani criminal law – Experience in engaging with and training law enforcement officials, judiciary and prosecution departments…

Mapping Pakistan’s Compliance with FATF Recommendations

Download PDF In 2018, Pakistan was found lacking in its legislation in terms of criminalizing and targeting terrorism financing and money laundering through its domestic legal frameworks. As a result of these “structural deficiencies”, Pakistan was placed on the Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) list of jurisdictions with enhanced monitoring – or the “grey list” – and…

The COVID-19 Law & Policy Challenge – Reforming the Global Health Law Regime in light of COVID-19

Download PDF The management of the novel coronavirus has raised key questions regarding the adequacy of the existing international health law regime in effectively countering an outbreak of this magnitude. The structure and operational failures of the World Health Organization (WHO) have been brought to the fore by Member States – with some countries withdrawing…

International Law Certification Course 2020

International Law Certification Course 2020 With almost three decades to the establishment of the Research Society of International Law, a foundational objective of the organization has been to promote an understanding of International Law amongst the young professionals and students in Pakistan. The aim has been to fill the gap within the existing legal education…