Argentina under pressure to approve anti money-laundering legislation

MercoPress, Thursday, April 7th 2011

The Financial Action Task Force made up of 34 countries including the US gave Argentina until next June to demonstrate its commitment to strengthen measures against money laundering and terrorism financing after the organization released a very critical report on the country last year.

Cabinet Chief Aníbal Fernández and Justice Minister Julio Alak asked the opposition blocs to debate the existent anti money laundering bill draft at the Congress, and the Judiciary to speed up all money laundering related investigations, during a joint press conference at the Government House.

“Cristina has asked us her willingness to get the bill draft passed so that Argentina does not become part of the countries that don’t cooperate in the global fight against money laundering.”

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