On May 15, current year, on the initiative of the Department for Tax, Currency Crimes and Legalization of Proceeds of crime act Control under the General Prosecutor’s Office a training seminar on counteracting the legalization of proceeds of crime act and procedures for conducting a national risk assessment for lessors was conducted jointly with the Uzbekistan Lessors association in the building of the International Banking and Finance Center.
The seminar was organized within the framework of the national risk assessment, the forthcoming mutual evaluation of the national system for counteracting the legalization of proceeds of crime act, and the financing of terrorism (PCA / FT).
The seminar was attended by experts from the Lessors association, the Department of the General Prosecutor’s Office, the Ministry of Finance, leasing companies and commercial banks.
Representatives of the Department under the General Prosecutor’s Office demonstrated a presentation of the national PCA / FT system, the activities of the Department in this area, the procedure for conducting a national risk assessment in the field of leasing.
The seminar covered issues related to:
— the procedure for conducting a national risk assessment in the sphere of PCA/FT;
— methods, mechanisms and stages of the second round of mutual AML / CFT risk assessment of PCA / FT system;
The participants of the seminar were given explanations on the issues that interest them, the need to improve the skills of persons responsible for compliance with internal control rules was mentioned.