Experts from six countries will be the speakers at the XVI Congress Committee for the Prevention of Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism from August 22 to 24.
Julio Aguirre, president of the organizing committee, sponsored by the Banking Association of Panama, said that the intention of inviting experts from Argentina, Colombia, Guatemala, Peru, Panama and the United States, is to give participants a "big picture" of the linkage of money laundering and terrorism..
"To the extent that we can focus a group of experts, who know the vulnerabilities in other countries, their experiences, the adequacy of certain laws and the overall conceptualization of the issue," Aguirre said in a conference release.
Aguirre said that among the topics to be discussed, besides the actual money laundering process there will be on cooperatives, stock exchanges, casinos and specifically about and the Colon Free Zone.
Speakers will also address controversial issues such as the Criminal Adversarial System in Panama and the scope of the new recommendations made by the International Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF).