The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development published a supplemental report to its Phase 1 peer review concerning Liberia’s adherence to the international standard for tax transparency and the automatic exchange of tax information.
The Inter-Governmental Action Group against Money Laundering in West Africa noted that the Ebola virus has had a negative impact on the anti-money laundering regimes of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone since it reduced the government budgets each nation allocated for their compliance programs.
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The Financial Intelligence Unit of Liberia penalized Afriland Bank $250,000 LRD for violations related to currency transaction reporting procedures.