Albania [electronic resource] : Detailed Assessment Report on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism.

International Monetary Fund
Washington, D.C. : International Monetary Fund, 2011.
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IMF Staff Country Reports; Country Report No. 11/187.
IMF Staff Country Reports; Country Report No. 11/187
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Local subjects:
Account files.
Account number.
Account opening.
Accounting firms.
Accounting standards.
Activity monitoring.
Adequate powers.
Administrative liability.
Administrative sanctions.
Alternative remittance.
Alternative remittance activity.
Anonymous accounts.
Anti money laundering.
Antimoney laundering.
Assessment methodology.
Assessment mission.
Assessment process.
Asset forfeiture fund.
Audit function.
Auditing practices.
Banking relationships.
Banking secrecy.
Banking supervision.
Beneficial owners.
Beneficial ownership.
Border transactions.
Business relations.
Business relationships.
Cash transaction.
Cash transactions.
Civil forfeiture.
Collective investment schemes.
Combating money.
Combating money laundering.
Combating the financing of terrorism.
Competent authorities.
Compliance officer.
Conducting investigations.
Confidentiality requirements.
Confiscated assets.
Confiscated property.
Confiscating assets.
Confiscation of property.
Confiscation proceedings.
Constitutional principles.
Control information.
Control structure.
Correspondent bank.
Counterfeiting currency.
Criminal activities.
Criminal activity.
Criminal acts.
Criminal case.
Criminal group.
Criminal groups.
Criminal investigation.
Criminal investigations.
Criminal law.
Criminal liability.
Criminal matters.
Criminal nature.
Criminal offence.
Criminal organizations.
Criminal proceeds.
Criminal process.
Criminal prosecution.
Criminal record.
Criminal records.
Criminal sanctions.
Cross border transportation.
Currency changing.
Currency transaction reports.
Currency transactions.
Customer identification.
Customer identification data.
Customer identification procedures.
Customer identity.
Data quality assessment framework.
Disciplinary proceedings.
Dissuasive sanctions.
Domestic law.
Domestic legislation.
Domestic wire transfers.
Drug traffic.
Drug trafficking.
Dual criminality.
Due diligence.
Due diligence measures.
Due diligence requirements.
Due diligence standards.
Economic crimes.
Electronic money.
Enforcement authorities.
Enforcement powers.
Ensuring compliance.
Evidence gathering.
Exchange information.
External auditing.
Extradition requests.
Factual circumstances.
Fictitious names.
Fighting money laundering.
Financial activity.
Financial crime.
Financial crimes.
Financial institutions.
Financial intelligence unit.
Financial intelligence units.
Financial investigation.
Financial investigations.
Financial leasing arrangements.
Financial records.
Financial regulation.
Financial secrecy.
Financial sector.
Financial sector supervisors.
Financial supervision.
Financing abuse.
Foreign authorities.
Foreign authority.
Foreign banks.
Foreign branches.
Foreign clients.
Foreign counterpart.
Foreign counterparts.
Foreign exchange offices.
Foreign exchange transactions.
Foreign jurisdiction.
Funds transfers.
Good faith.
Identification data.
Identification procedures.
Identity cards.
Identity documents.
Illegal activities.
Illegal activity.
Illegal gambling.
Illegal origin.
Illegal practices.
Illegal proceeds.
Illicit arms trafficking.
Illicit funds.
Illicit trafficking.
Information collection.
Information exchange.
Insider trading.
Insurance intermediaries.
Insurance law.
Insurance policies.
Insurance supervisors.
Intelligence units.
Internal audit.
Internal auditing.
Internal control procedures.
Internal control systems.
Internal controls.
Internal policies.
Internal procedures.
Internal rules.
International accounting standards.
International conventions.
International cooperation.
International law.
International standards.
Investigative measures.
Investigative powers.
Investigative techniques.
Judicial authorities.
Judicial authority.
Judicial decisions.
Judicial proceedings.
Know your customer.
Land ownership.
Large currency transactions.
Laundered property.
Laundering activities.
Laundering legislation.
Law enforcement.
Law enforcement agencies.
Law enforcement authorities.
Law enforcement cooperation.
Law enforcement databases.
Law enforcement information.
Law enforcement investigations.
Law enforcement officials.
Lawful origin.
Lawful purpose.
Legal arrangements.
Legal assistance.
Legal assistance treaties.
Legal entities.
Legal entity.
Legal liability.
Legal obligations.
Legal procedures.
Legislative authority.
Legislative measures.
Letters of credit.
Licensing authority.
Licensing requirements.
Life insurance.
Life insurance policies.
Liquid securities.
Market manipulation.
Market participants.
Monetary instruments.
Money launderers.
Money laundering.
Money laundering activities.
Money laundering cases.
Money laundering investigations.
Money laundering offence.
Money laundering terrorism financing.
Money market instruments.
Money orders.
Money remittance.
Money remitters.
Mutual evaluation.
Mutual evaluations.
Narcotic drugs.
National centre.
Negotiable instruments.
Nonbank financial sector.
Organized crime.
Payable through accounts.
Payment system.
Payment systems.
Penal code.
Penal legislation.
Penal sanctions.
Permanent residence.
Precious metals.
Precious stones.
Predicate offence.
Predicate offences.
Professional secrecy.
Property rights.
Prudential supervision.
Record keeping requirements.
Regulatory measures.
Regulatory requirements.
Reinsurance companies.
Reporting forms.
Reporting obligations.
Reporting requirements.
Reporting suspicions.
Restrictive conditions.
Risk accounts.
Risk categories.
Risk customers.
Risk management.
Risk management systems.
Risk profile.
Risk scenarios.
Secrecy law.
Secrecy laws.
Secrecy provisions.
Securities issues.
Securities markets.
Securities sectors.
Securities transactions.
Self regulatory organizations.
Share capital.
Share information.
Shell bank.
Shell banks.
Supervisory agencies.
Supervisory agency.
Supervisory approach.
Supervisory authorities.
Supervisory authorities information.
Supervisory authority.
Supervisory boards.
Supervisory bodies.
Supervisory body.
Supervisory framework.
Supervisory process.
Supervisory regime.
Supervisory responsibilities.
Suspicious activities.
Suspicious activity.
Suspicious activity reporting.
Suspicious activity reports.
Suspicious transaction.
Suspicious transaction report.
Suspicious transaction reporting.
Suspicious transaction reports.
Suspicious transactions.
Tax authorities.
Tax evasion.
Tax matters.
Terrorism financing.
Terrorist activities.
Terrorist acts.
Terrorist assets.
Terrorist financing.
Terrorist financing measures.
Terrorist financing requirements.
Terrorist organisations.
Terrorist organizations.
Transaction records.
Transaction reporting.
Transaction reports.
Transferable securities.
Transmitting funds.
Undercover operations.
Underlying predicate offences.
Unusual transactions.
Value transfer.
Wire transfer.
In this study, antimoney laundering and counterterrorist financing measures (AML/CFT) were summarized. The measures taken to strengthen the financing system are analyzed. Albania’s level of compliance with financial action task force (FATF) is assessed. Legal systems and related institutional measures are also explained. The preventive measures for financial institutions and nonfinancial businesses have also been ascribed. Finally, national and international cooperation has been discussed. The relevant issues related to AML/CFT measures have been analyzed in this paper.
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