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The Estonian Financial Intelligence Unit, Finantsinspektsioon, withdrew the operating licence of the Tallinn, Estonia based financial institution for serious breaches of anti-money laundering and terrorist financing requirements.
|Compliant : 8||High :|
|Largely Compliant : 27||Substantial :|
|Partially Compliant : 12||Moderate :|
|Non-Compliant : 1||Low :|
|Not-Applicable : 1|
|Rank : 141/141|
|Score : 2.36/10|
|Rank : 18/180|
|Score : 74/100|
|Rank : 121/133|
|Score : 43/100|