PUBLIC NOTICE - Invitation to Workshop on Anti-Money-Laundering (AML) and Counter Terrorist Financing (CFT) for all BOCRA Regulated Entities

The Botswana Communications Regulatory Authority (BOCRA) will host a consultative workshop on Anti Money Laundering and Counter Terrorist Financing on the 21st March 2019, at Travel Lodge.

As per Schedule II of the Financial Intelligence (Amendment) Act, 2018 (No. 7 of 2018), BOCRA has been appointed as a Supervisory Authority. As such, all regulated entities under the CRA Act of 2012 are, by extension, expected to comply to the requirements of the Financial Intelligence (Amendment) Act, 2018 (No.7 of 2018).

Botswana is a member of the Eastern and Southern Africa Anti-Money Laundering Group (ESAAMLG) which is an associate member of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) an inter-governmental body mandated to set standards and promote effective measures for combating money laundering, terrorist financing and other related threats to the integrity of the international financial system.

This stakeholder consultative workshop aims to shed more light on the recommendations of the FATF, and the action plan thereof in the context of the communications industry in Botswana.

NB: It is mandatory for all regulated entities to be represented at this Workshop.

For registration, please contact:
Mr. Emmanuel Thekiso 
Email : thekiso@bocra.org.bw 
Tel: 368 5500 / 368 5548 

Or

Ms. Itumeleng Lenna Mafale 
Email : mafale@bocra.org.bw 
Tel: 368 5500 / 368 5519
 

Thursday, March 14, 2019