A Meeting of the Interagency Working Group on Combating Illegal Financial Transactions

Published: 11.10.2018

A meeting of the Interagency Working Group on Combating Illegal Financial Transactions took place under the chairmanship of A. Vayno, Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office, on October 10, 2018.

The questions of improving the practices for detecting, investigating and preventing the legitimisation (laundering) proceeds of crime were addressed at the meeting.

Representatives of the General Prosecutor’s Office, Rosfinmonitoring, Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia, Investigative Committee, Supreme Court and Ministry of Justice of Russia delivered their speeches.

Moreover, there information of the Ministry of Finance of Russia about measures taken to combat illegal financial transactions in the production, processing and circulation of precious metals and gems was discussed.  

Following the meeting, the federal state authorities were issued specific instructions and recommendations on how to organise interagency cooperation, information exchange and to put forward proposals to amend certain existing laws.