During 03-07 December, 2018, the representative of the Office for Prevention and Fight against Money Laundering participated in the training course on “Securing an FIU”, held in Taipei, Taiwan. The mentioned course is a part of the Egmont Group’s training program, conducted with the assistance of US Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) and Taiwan’s Anti-Money Laundering Division (AMLD).
The event was attended by representatives of the Financial Intelligence Units of 32 countries, members of the Egmont Group, as well as experts from FinCEN (USA), RAP (Finland) and Canada, who presented the best practices, techniques and methods in securing Financial Intelligence Units.
The purpose of the course was to familiarize participants with best practices in the development and implementation of security policies and procedures in the areas of physical security, personnel, document and information security, disaster recovery, and continuity of operations of the FIU.
Also, during the training program, colleagues from the Taiwan Anti-Money Laundering Division organized a visit to the headquarters of the Investigation Bureau under the Ministry of Justice of Taiwan. During the visit, the participants had the opportunity to get acquainted with the history, mission and the most important responsibilities of the Bureau.