Remarks by the Chair of the Egmont Group

It has been over one year since the Heads of Financial Intelligence Units (HoFIU) entrusted me with the great responsibility of chairing this prestigious organisation, which brings together more than 150 financial intelligence units from around the world. Whilst we are from different legal and cultural backgrounds we share the same goal of making the world a safer place through tackling the economic power of criminal organisations.

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The Egmont Group Reinforces Its Efforts in Combating Terrorist Financing

MONACO - The increasing actions of terrorists and terrorist organizations such as ISIL, al-Qaida and their respective affiliates, as demonstrated by recent terrorist acts in Indonesia, Egypt, France, Lebanon, Mali, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and the United States, and the proliferation of Foreign Terrorist Fighters (FTFs), poses serious threats to security and international financial stability.

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