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جمهورية مصر العربية
Membership of the National Committee for Anti-Corruption
The Prime Minister issued on November 3, 2010 the decision No. 2890 for the year 2010 establishing the National Coordinating Committee for the fight against corruption, headed by the Minister of Justice, which includes in its membership the Minister of Legal Affairs and Parliamentary Councils, and the Attorney General, and representatives from a number of ministries (Interior, Foreign Affairs and Justice and the Ministry of State for Administrative Development) and a number of law enforcement and regulatory authorities (the public prosecutor and the General Intelligence Service and administrative Control Authority and the CAO and the Administrative Prosecution Authority and the Egyptian money laundering Combating Unit.
MOUs with Counterparts
In the framework of international cooperation between the Egyptian FIU and its counterpart units abroad for enhancing the exchange of information process, EMLCU has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Polish FIU on the sidelines of the general meeting of the eighteenth Egmont Group.
In the same context, a high level Egyptian delegation visited the United States during the period November 8 to 12, 2010, being invited by the President of FinCEN to sign a memorandum of understanding with the EMLCU and to exchange talks about some of the topics of common interest.
The Revised FATF Standards
The FATF Standards have been revised to strengthen global safeguards and further protect the integrity of the financial system by providing governments with stronger tools to take action against financial crime. At the same time, these new standards will address new priority areas such as corruption and tax crimes.
The revision of the Recommendations aims at achieving a balance:
Membership of the National Committee for Combating Corruption
Signing MOUs with the Polish and American FIUs
Each behavior involving the acquisition or possession of funds or to dispose of, manage, save, replace, deposit, guarantee, invest, transport, transfer or manipulate its value, if received from the offenses set forth in Article (2) of this Act with the knowledge of that, whenever the intent of this behavior is to hide the money or disguise its nature or source or place or its owner or right holder or change its truth or prevent or impede the discovery reach of the person committed the crime from which the money is obtained.
Provide funds in any way or making it available to a terrorist or a terrorist act or terrorist association or a body or organization or terrorist group, either directly or indirectly, or to use these funds, or with the intention to use them in the commission of terrorist acts with the knowledge of that fact.
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