Weekly Roundup: Tunisia Convicts Ben Ali for Embezzlement, FATF Gives Nod to Argentina’s AML Changes, and More

The Paris-based Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has "acknowledged" the efforts by Argentina to improve its anti-money laundering (AML) oversight following a critical October report that involved nearly 1,000 deficiencies in its compliance regime, Buenos Aires Herald quoted the country's Justice Minister saying Friday. More Members of the intergovernmental group, who are currently attending a plenary meeting in Mexico, are expected to determine this week whether further action is merited against the country, including the possibility of making it the first Group of 20 member to be included on FATF's list of jurisdictions with AML problems. More The Tunis Criminal...