Monday, September 18, 2017

Banks must mitigate risks of financial crime

Experts urged the banks to mitigate risks of financial crime.
Discussing during a workshop on, fight against the flow of dirty money in the banking channel, jointly organised by Standard Chartered Bank and Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) in the Valley today, they also discussed on issues and updates in the field of emerging risks leading from financial crime and creating awareness around compliance and best practices for mitigation of potential risks.
The workshop – attended by members of Nepal’s financial sector and inaugurated by deputy governor of the central bank Shiba Raj Shrestha – also discussed on the objective of the Financial Crime Compliance. The senior management workshop was to prepare organisations’ most senior leadership for when they discuss financial crime risks and responses with third parties.
They also discussed on prevention of money laundering and how banks are likely to be used as a conduit for funding terrorist activities were held.
Concluding the workshop, central bank governor Dr Chiranjibi Nepal highlighted the importance of banks in mitigating the risks posed by financial crime in today’s world.

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