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The Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission issued a board decision reaching an agreement with IQ Option Europe Ltd, under which the company agreed to pay €450,000 to settle possible violations of the Prevention and Suppression of Money Laundering Activities Law.
The Central Bank of Cyprus issued a monetary penalty against the Limassol, Cyprus-based bank for violations of the Prevention and Suppression of Money Laundering Activities Laws of 2007 to 2016 and the Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Directive, December 2013.
|Compliant : 16||High : 0|
|Largely Compliant : 20||Substantial : 3|
|Partially Compliant : 4||Moderate : 8|
|Non-Compliant : 0||Low : 0|
Cyprus' technical compliance was re-rated in a Jan. 13, 2022 follow-up report.
|Rank : 44/110|
|Score : 4.95/10|
|Rank : 42/179|
|Score : 57/100|
|Rank : 27/133|
|Score : 61/100|