Financial Action Task Force

New name, same terror group: LeT becomes TRF for Pakistan to save itself from FATF axe

Intelligence inputs confirmed, in a bid to save itself from FATF rap, Pakistan changed LeT's name to TRF. 

Apr 29, 2020, 20:30 PM IST

Pakistan to remain in grey list of Financial Action Task Force, say sources

This comes after Pakistan submitted a report on action regarding the implementation of the watchdog`s plan of action during the Paris meeting.

Feb 18, 2020, 18:28 PM IST

Ahead of FATF meeting, Pakistan's ISI meets JeM and other terror outfits, assures them of gradual removal of restrictions

The JeM has also been told to once again intensify its old activities in Madrasas and other related institutes. These institutions have been asked to teach religious bigotry and jihad against India.

Feb 17, 2020, 22:16 PM IST

No relief for Pakistan, FATF to announce decision on 'listing' on Friday

In a major development on Tuesday, the terror financing watchdog decided "in principle" that Pakistan will remain on its grey list till February 2020 and directed the country to take "extra measures" for the "complete elimination" of terror financing and money laundering.

Oct 18, 2019, 07:46 AM IST

Financial Action Task Force decides to keep Pakistan in grey list till February 2020: Reports

The FATF, which is the global watchdog for terror financing and money laundering, has also directed Pakistan to take ‘extra measures’ aimed at ‘complete’ elimination of terror financing and money laundering, reported leading Pakistani news website Dawn.

Oct 16, 2019, 22:04 PM IST

Financial Action Task Force to take final decision on blacklisting Pakistan on October 18

Notably, the Asia/Pacific Group (APG) subgroup has already recommended that Islamabad should be blacklisted due to its poor compliance on measures to tackle terror.

Oct 14, 2019, 22:11 PM IST

Global terror financing watchdog FATF to take call on blacklisting Pakistan at its plenary meet

FATF will hold its next plenary meet from October 16 to 18, 2019.

Aug 23, 2019, 23:04 PM IST

A milestone: India welcomes UN's new resolution to counter terrorist financing

New Delhi Thursday welcomed United Nation Security Council's move to call upon countries to adopt a resolution on counter terrorist financing.

Mar 29, 2019, 08:51 AM IST

Pakistan seeks India's removal from terror financing watchdog's review body to ensure 'fair process'

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) continuing Pakistan with the 'Gray' listing means downgrading of the country by multilateral lenders like IMF, World Bank, ADB, EU and also a reduction in risk rating by Moody's, S&P and Fitch. 

Mar 10, 2019, 06:28 AM IST

Pakistan demands India's removal from terror financing watchdog FATF's review body

Pakistan has asked the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an international terror financing watchdog, to remove India as co-chair of its Asia-Pacific Joint Group, the Finance Ministry said on Saturday.

Mar 10, 2019, 00:06 AM IST

FATF president says will hold Pakistan accountable if it doesn't fulfill commitments

A high-level delegation from the government of Pakistan attended the FATF plenary.

Feb 22, 2019, 18:43 PM IST

Terror financing watchdog FATF condemns Pulwama terror attack, says Pak fails to curb terror finance

The terror financing watchdog said that Pakistan has failed to demonstrate a proper understanding on funding of terrorist groups such as JeM and LeT.

Feb 22, 2019, 18:24 PM IST

Global watchdog Financial Action Task Force slams Pakistan, says it failed to understand menace of terrorism

International terror financing watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) came hard on Pakistan Friday for failing to demonstrate a proper understanding of risks posed by supporting terror outfits on home soil.

Feb 22, 2019, 15:04 PM IST

India prepares dossier against Pakistan after Pulwama attack

India is strategically preparing to surround Pakistan after the Pulwama attack. In front of the Financial Action Task Force, India is in the process of handing over a dossier of terrorist organizations working in Pakistan. This institution monitors terrorist funding globally.

Feb 17, 2019, 10:02 AM IST

FATF set to review Pakistan case in Sydney

The report identified some key routes of the terror financing and money laundering, saying that the Pakistan-Afghanistan and Pakistan-Iran borders were two key routes of such flows.

Jan 05, 2019, 15:45 PM IST

For ignoring warnings, Pakistan now back on terrorism financing 'grey list'

Pakistan was previously on the 'grey list' from 2012 to 2015.

Jun 28, 2018, 08:26 AM IST

Rift with US could push Pakistan deeper into China's grip: Report

Being put on the terrorism financing watchlist would lead to a drying up of foreign financing, which could push Islamabad further into China's embrace, which is already raising suspicions in Pakistan.

Mar 28, 2018, 18:29 PM IST

US weighs crushing political penalties on Pakistan over terrorism support: Report

The penalties range from visa bans to sanctions and a permanent cessation of military aid.

Mar 27, 2018, 00:09 AM IST

China defends Pakistan, says finance shouldn't be used to force action on terrorism

China defended Pakistan even as it continues to raise issues with security of its citizens and investments.

Mar 06, 2018, 22:06 PM IST

Pakistan caught in quicksand, may be blacklisted by global terrorist financing watchdog by June

Between now and June, Pakistan will have to work comprehensive action plan to eradicate terrorist financing. Failure to do so could trigger the process 

Feb 26, 2018, 12:42 PM IST