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“FATF Accession Impossible If Found to Be against Iran’s National Interests”

An Iranian lawmaker says the Parliament will not approve the country’s accession to the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) if it proves to be against the Islamic Republic’s interests.

“Iran’s Cooperation with FATF to Increase Impact of Sanctions”

The conservative newspaper Kayhan has harshly criticized the Iranian government’s plan to implement the regulations of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), saying such cooperation would just make more effective the US sanctions on Iran.

Iran’s Police Makes 90 Arrests to Control Forex Market (+Video)

Ten exchange facilities have been closed down and 90 foreign currency dealers arrested in a police raid in Tehran aimed at controlling the surging forex rates mainly caused by non-economic factors.

Iran Leader Calls for Serious Fight against Corruption among Officials

Leader of Iran's Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has called for a serious fight against corrupt officials within the Islamic Establishment, stressing that people are angry about corruption and discrimination.

Iranian Media Urged to Report Corruption at All Levels

Iran’s top security official has underlined the need to constantly fight corruption, urging local media to accurately report proven cases of corruption at all levels.

Iran Inks Deal with Turkey on Countering Money Laundry

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – High-ranking officials from Iran and Turkey signed a roadmap for the development of cooperation between the two neighboring countries in various security fields, including efforts to boost border control and counter money laundering.

Iran President’s Brother Arrested on Financial Charges

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s brother Hossein Fereydoun has been arrested after failing to post the bail set for him, the Judiciary spokesman says.

MP Calls for Use of IFRS to Boost Foreign Investment in...

An Iranian MP has emphasised the need to use the international accounting standards in order to attract foreign investors to Iran.

Iranian Officials Obliged to Fully Report Amount of Properties

Based on a bill passed by the Parliament, Iranian authorities, from the Leader and president to ministers and vice-presidents, are obligated to report the amount and details of their possessions and properties to the country’s Judiciary.

Iranian Football Sponsor Arrested for Huge Debts to Banks

Prosecutor of Tehran announced that a famous Iranian sport sponsor has been detained because of bank debts.