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Financial Action Task Force

Mandate

Published April 12, 2008

The FATF, since its establishment, has focused its work on three main activities: standard setting, ensuring effective compliance with the standards and identifying money laundering and terrorist financing threats. These activities will remain at the core of the FATF's work for the remainder of this mandate. Going forward, the FATF will build on this work and respond to new and emerging threats, such as proliferation financing and vulnerabilities in new technologies which could destabilise the international financial system.

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