This policy brief discusses how the FATF may sanction Afghanistan, and the possible implications for Pakistan
This policy brief discusses the developments in FATF’s October 2021 plenary, and highlights the steps that must be taken to get off the grey-list.
This paper analyses the notion of recognition under international law, and uses this to understand how the recognition of the Taliban as the government of Afghanistan would affect its foreign relations with the international community
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.
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…
The science on climate change is clear – the world is warming at dangerous levels. Optimists and alarmists alike agree that it poses an existential threat to the planet with potentially catastrophic effects for the future of civilisation.
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…
Download PDF In the past few months, Pakistan has engaged in extensive legislation drafting to finally exit the FATF ‘Grey List’ in October. Pakistan is required to submit the progress on laws, as well as other aspects of investigation and prosecution frameworks related to AML/CFT in a report to FATF on September 30, as it…
The outbreak of the novel coronavirus has led to the adoption and implementation of new technologies to achieve public health outcomes. While useful, the mass surveillance and collection of data has resulted in heightened concerns regarding the sanctity of data rights and privacy.
Following the abrogation of Article 370, Jammu and Kashmir was placed under siege. Indian forces controlled the entire area and all exit and entry points, closing off logistical provisions and even food and medical supplies to the valley.