2. Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has updated its Statement on the subject and document ‘Improving Global AML/CFT Compliance: On-going process’ on October 19, 2012 and February 22, 2013 (copies enclosed). The statements/documents can be accessed from the following URL also:
3. Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks (UCBs) are accordingly advised to consider the information contained in the enclosed Statement. This, however, does not preclude UCBs from legitimate trade and business transactions with these countries and jurisdictions.
4. The Principal Officer should acknowledge receipt of this circular to our Regional Office concerned.