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Featured News: FATF Continues Suspension Of Some Iran Restrictions

The Wall Street Journal: The Financial Action Task Force, an international anti-money-laundering standards body, said it would extend the suspension of some of its restrictions against Iran. The FATF last year granted Tehran 12 months to improve aspects of its anti-money-laundering program, saying Iran adopted and committed to an action plan to address some deficiencies. On Friday, the FATF said Iran has demonstrated a political commitment to its action plan.
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