Parties still at odds over FIU

Anti-money laundering bill

While the major parties agree on one amendment to the anti-money laundering bill, key differences remain over the structure of the authority to oversee the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU)  and the appointing of its two top officers.

The amendments proposed by A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) have for months been the source of contention between government and opposition members of the committee.

APNU’s representatives to the committee are MP’s Joseph Harmon, Carl Greenidge, Basil Williams, and Jaipaul Sharma, while the government is represented by Finance Minister Ashni Singh, Minister within the Finance Minis-try Juan Edghill, Attorney General Anil Nandlall, and government’s Chief Whip Gail Teixeira who serves as the …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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