Recognizing the importance of international cooperation in the fight against ML and TF, a group of Financial Intelligence Units (FIUs) met at the Egmont Arenberg Palace in Brussels, Belgium, and decided to establish an informal network of FIUs for the stimulation of international co-operation. Presently, Egmont Group comprises of 164 Financial Intelligence Units (FIUs). It provides a platform for the secure exchange of expertise and financial intelligence to combat ML and TF.
BFIU achieved the membership of Egmont group in the Egmont plenary held during 1-5 July, 2013 in Sun City, South Africa. Through Egmont membership BFIU achieved access to a wider global platform which enables it to establish relationship, exchange views, experiences and information with other foreign counterparts. (Read more….)