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On April 27 and 29, two additional online trainings were held within the Project - “Enhancing the systems of prevention and combating corruption, money laundering and terrorism financing in Georgia” (EU/CoE Partnership for Good Governance joint program) on: “Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) Compliance for Accountants and Auditors.” The training was intended for auditors/audit firms and accountants.
Ms. Mariam Bezhuashvili (Head of the Methodology, International Relations and legal department of the Financial Monitoring Service) gave a presentation on the legal system for anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing in Georgia and risks in the sector.
The Council of Europe experts Elizabeth Florkowski and Hassan Genz discussed the following topics: AML/CFT international standards, RBA and AML/CFT oversight for the accounting/auditing sector; client identification and verification (CDD); the importance of cooperation between oversight bodies, the Financial Monitoring Service and monitoring entities.