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Source: Belgium : Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2012/55

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 March 2012

ISBN: 9781475502381

Keywords: employment, unemployment, unemployment benefits

This 2011 Article IV Consultation reports that the vulnerability of Belgium's sovereign debt to market pressures makes credible medium-term fiscal consolidation a priority. The 2012 budget includes sizable consolid...

Belgium: Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Belgium: Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Belgium : Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2012/55

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 March 2012

ISBN: 9781475502381

Keywords: employment, unemployment, unemployment benefits

This 2011 Article IV Consultation reports that the vulnerability of Belgium's sovereign debt to market pressures makes credible medium-term fiscal consolidation a priority. The 2012 budget includes sizable consolid...

Belgium
			: Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation

Belgium : Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2012/55

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 March 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475502381.002

ISBN: 9781475502381

Keywords: employment, unemployment, unemployment benefits

This 2011 Article IV Consultation reports that the vulnerability of Belgium's sovereign debt to market pressures makes credible medium-term fiscal consolidation a priority. The 2012 budget includes sizable consolid...

Statement by the IMF Staff Representative March 9, 2012

Statement by the IMF Staff Representative March 9, 2012 »

Source: Belgium : Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2012/55

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 March 2012

ISBN: 9781475502381

Keywords: employment, unemployment, unemployment benefits

This 2011 Article IV Consultation reports that the vulnerability of Belgium's sovereign debt to market pressures makes credible medium-term fiscal consolidation a priority. The 2012 budget includes sizable consolid...

Appendix I Statement of Purpose of the Egmont Group of Financial Intelligence Units

Appendix I Statement of Purpose of the Egmont Group of Financial Intelligence Units »

Source: Financial Intelligence Units : An Overview

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2004

ISBN: 9781589063495

Keywords: money laundering, competent authorities, criminal activity, suspicious transactions, terrorist financing

The Hague, 13 June 2001 Recognising the international nature of money laundering; Realising that in order to counter money la...

7 Conclusions

7 Conclusions »

Source: Financial Intelligence Units : An Overview

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2004

ISBN: 9781589063495

Keywords: money laundering, competent authorities, criminal activity, suspicious transactions, terrorist financing

Fius are an essential component of the international fight against money laundering, the financing of terrorism, and related crime. Their ability to transform data into financial intelligence is a key elemen...

3 Core Functions of an FIU

3 Core Functions of an FIU »

Source: Financial Intelligence Units : An Overview

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2004

ISBN: 9781589063495

Keywords: money laundering, competent authorities, criminal activity, suspicious transactions, terrorist financing

Although they vary in many ways, FIUs share a common definition, which refers to their basic function: serving as a national center for the collection, analysis, and dissemination of information regarding mo...

5 Enhancing the Effectiveness of FIUS

5 Enhancing the Effectiveness of FIUS »

Source: Financial Intelligence Units : An Overview

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2004

ISBN: 9781589063495

Keywords: money laundering, competent authorities, criminal activity, suspicious transactions, terrorist financing

Once an FIU is established and has been functioning for a while, it becomes necessary to assess its effectiveness as well as that of the country’s entire AML/CFT system. Such assessments should be conducted...

2 Establishing an FIU

2 Establishing an FIU »

Source: Financial Intelligence Units : An Overview

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2004

ISBN: 9781589063495

Keywords: money laundering, competent authorities, criminal activity, suspicious transactions, terrorist financing

In their simplest form, FIUs are agencies that receive reports of suspicious transactions from financial institutions and other persons and entities, analyze them, and disseminate the resulting intelligence...

Financial Intelligence Units
			: An Overview

Financial Intelligence Units : An Overview »

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589063495.069

ISBN: 9781589063495

Keywords: money laundering, competent authorities, criminal activity, suspicious transactions, terrorist financing

Over the past decade and beyond, the need for a modern anti-money-laundering strategy has become widely accepted internationally. Depriving criminal elements of the proceeds of their crimes has increasingly been se...