ABU DHABI – The Abu Dhabi Ministry of Justice (ADJD) has called for “mechanisms to combat money laundering and terrorist financing, as well as the obligation of legal professionals, court officials and others to commit these crimes in the light of the UAE’s legislation and judiciary.” ” Organization of a webinar on “Tantra”. and international experience”, as part of efforts to strengthen anti-money laundering efforts in line with the UAE’s Financial Crime Reduction Campaign.
The purpose of the webinar is to support the fight against money laundering crimes in order to maintain the positive and excellent reputation of the UAE around the world and strengthen its leading position in the field of financial and trade control and abusive activities in various business activities. or to reduce questionable practices.
In his opening speech to the forum, Advisor Mansour Al Marzouqi, Chief Justice of the Abu Dhabi Criminal Court, spoke about the importance of strengthening the anti-money laundering mechanism to support the fight in this regard, in line with the instructions of His Highness Sheikh. Turn on the light. Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Presidential Affairs and Head of the Abu Dhabi Ministry of Justice, to create a justice system that improves the protection of society and the economy from the effects of crime.
For his part, Mohamed Alhasani, Chief Prosecutor for Prosecution for Major Financial Affairs and Head of the International Cooperation Section in the Technical Office of the Attorney General of the Emirates Abu Dhabi, discussed the challenges and solutions in the fight against money laundering and local money laundering and global liability. , outlining the nature of money laundering crimes, their elements and historical roots, outlining the jurisdictions of the Abu Dhabi Criminal Court for Money Laundering and Tax Evasion, the process behind the implementation of requests for international judicial cooperation in criminal matters and, in this context, mutually assessing the challenges, money laundering – and terrorist financing crimes and the role of business in dealing with them.
Alhasani also stressed the importance of international cooperation in risk identification, policy development and coordination, prosecution of money laundering, terrorist financing and arms proliferation crimes, applying preventive measures in the financial sector and other designated areas, and providing necessary powers and responsibilities. Gave. To competent authorities in matters of investigation, prosecution and control, improving transparency, availability of beneficial ownership information between legal entities (companies), facilitating the legal system and international cooperation.
judge dr. For her part, Ridha Khemakhem of the Abu Dhabi Court of Appeal reviewed the UAE’s anti-money laundering efforts and related legal and institutional mechanisms in the country, as well as key international agreements and treaties. Signed by the United Arab Emirates. He also pointed to the ongoing efforts of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi to combat these crimes, develop a judicial system and prosecute criminals and bring them to justice through a developed legislative and judicial system through a series of measures in cooperation with the concerned authorities . ,