The focus of the meeting was on enhancing the involvement of the audit community in the AML/CFT effort, considering the existing AML/CFT risks and threats, as well as joint development of measures to mitigate them.
AML/CFT training of auditors, including ANO MUMCFM partner’s activities, and prospective changes to the current anti-laundering laws were also discussed.
The meeting was attended by representatives of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation, self-regulating organizations of auditors, Russian audit firms, and institutional members of international networks. Daria Makoveeva, Head of Quality Control Department, Mazars Russia, was among the participants of the meeting.
The Federal Treasury plans to continue working in this direction within the framework of the working group of the Council for External Quality Control of Audit Firms.