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2022 09 14 delegation monegasque

As part of the MONEYVAL evaluation process of the Principality of Monaco's anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) system, a delegation was present in Strasbourg with Mr. Michel Hunault, head of the delegation and Mrs. Sylvie Petit-Leclair, Secretary of State for Justice, Director of Judicial Services. Mr. Jean Castellini, Councillor-Minister, opened the working meeting, by videoconference from Monaco, by recalling all the actions carried out by the Principality to comply with the FATF requirements, and more particularly the mobilization of all the services of the Monegasque Administration. This "face to face" week should allow the Monegasque delegation to further clarify to the evaluation team the high level of compliance and efficiency of the systems implemented in Monaco. Michel Hunault recalled the requirements of H.S.H. Prince Albert II and his government in terms of exemplarity to prevent and fight financial crime and implement the AML/CFT in the Principality.

 

2022 07 24 sicfin

The Service d'Information et de Contrôle des Circuits Financiers (SICCFIN), the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) of the Principality of Monaco, took part, from July 10th to 14th, in the 28th plenary meeting of the EGMONT Group which took place in Riga (Latvia). The EGMONT Group is an international organization whose mission is to fight against money laundering and terrorist financing (AML/CFT). To this end, it develops training and mechanisms to strengthen FIU cooperation at the global level. On the occasion of this plenary session, the Monegasque delegation, led by Mrs Karine Borgheresi, received a "certificate of appreciation from the EGMONT Group", a sign of recognition of the quality of the cooperation, of the contributions made within the Egmont Group for the Monegasque FIU, and for the organization of the Financial Cooperation Forum of the French-speaking FIUs of the Egmont Group last November.

 

2022 06 22 la place

On June 8th, the President of the Monegasque Association of Financial Activities, Mr. Etienne FRANZI, invited the members of the AMAF to a presentation of the activities and results of the banking market. Mrs. Agnès MONDIELLI, Director of the Budget and Treasury, Mrs. Magali VERCESI, Secretary General of the CCAF, and Mr. Christian DELHOMME, Departmental Director of the Banque de France, spoke.

As part of the Vigibanque Charter, signed in 2021, it was planned that Public Security would provide training to the staff of banks based in Monaco, in order to maintain a high level of security in the Principality through risk prevention.

These training courses relate to the management of conflict situations or aggression, to the risk of armed robbery and include security awareness in a banking environment.

They are delivered, free of charge, by trainers from the Police Academy of the Administration and Training Division of Public Security, who are well versed in these situations and have a great deal of experience in the field, particularly in intervention groups.

Three sessions have already been held at AMAF, with some thirty of our staff taking part. have participated.

In view of the keen interest aroused by these training sessions, new sessions should be held in September.

In a competitive and demanding market, this award recognizes the quest for excellence of the 400 employees of CFM Indosuez Wealth Management, which this year is celebrating 100 years of assisting families and entrepreneurs in managing and preserving their private and professional assets.

2022 02 03 Sicfin

On the occasion of his taking office, Guillaume VALETTE-VALLA received his his Monegasque counterpart Michel HUNAULT.
The occasion to evoke the quality of the cooperation exchanges between the two financial financial intelligence units.
The prevention of the laundering of the proceeds of organized crime, corruption and the fight against the financing of terrorism are based on the increased surveillance of financial flows.

100 years ago, Barclays was the first foreign private bank to open its doors in Monaco, and since its establishment in the Principality, Barclays has put its international network and experience in private banking and asset management at the service of family offices and high net worth clients.
Barclays will celebrate its centenary in Monaco with events that will take place throughout the year 2022.

The Monte-Carlo Opera and Banque Pictet are pleased to announce a new partnership on the occasion of the performances of Il turco in /tafia on January 21, 23, 25 and 27.
After a first successful experience, since Banque Pictet sponsored, in September 2020, the concert of Cecilia Bartoli and the Musiciens du Prince-Monaco inaugurating the Place du Casino, the Monte-Carlo Opera and Banque Pictet are pleased to announce the signature of a partnership contract covering the next three seasons (2021-2022; 2022-2023; 2023-2024).
This signature reinforces the desire of both entities to offer their clients exceptional moments by discovering quality shows. It also demonstrates Pictet's commitment to supporting local cultural activities during this difficult period for any cultural institution. This partnership is based on common values: the search for excellence, sharing and modernity.