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March 22, 2017

World Council Asks for Clearer Anti-Money Laundering Rules

VIENNA, Austria—World Council of Credit Unions (World Council) engaged the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to ask for clearer anti-money laundering/countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) rules to reduce regulatory burdens on credit unions during the FATF’s Private Sector Consultative Forum held March 20-22, 2017.  The FATF held its Private Sector Consultative Forum at the offices of the United Nations (UN) Office on Drugs and Crime at the UN’s Vienna International Centre. The FATF, which is based in Paris, France, is the global standard setting body for AML/CFT rules.

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We advocate on behalf of the global cooperative financial movement

Regulatory burden impacts us all.  We advocate protect cooperative financial institution competitiveness to limit regulatory burden globally.

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23 - 26 July 2017

World CU Conference

The World Credit Union Conference is the premier global event for the credit union industry with the most take-home value. Attendees from around the globe include Board Members, CEO’s, Executive Directors, Senior Management and more. This is the only conference that has a global focus on improving lives through credit unions. We offer top-class educational sessions on key topics, networking opportunities without comparison and an excellent team-building environments that will facilitate and grow decision making.

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Spotlight: Rwanda

UNCDF Article "Savings to the Last Mile – Why Location Counts"

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