By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

FATF report criticises UAE implementation of UN sanctions

A Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) 2020 Mutual Evaluation Report has criticised the UAE for its implementation of UN Security Council sanctions. The report says that the UAE has implemented terrorism-financing sanctions “to some extent” and proliferation sanctions “to a limited extent”, and in relation to both regimes “not without delay”. According to the report, neither obligations under UNSC resolutions …

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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters &...

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