This is the result of Taiwan's overall good performance in the assessment in areas ranging from technical to legal compliance and effectiveness, according to the Anti-money Laundering Office
. Members in the regular follow-up category will report to the plenary every two years as opposed to those in the 'enhanced follow-up" group, which are required to report more frequently.
The third round peer review has four possible outcomes -- "regular follow-up," "enhanced follow-up," "transitional follow-up list" and "non-cooperation" -- with "regular follow-up" the best, said Chen, who also heads the Executive Yuan's Anti-Money Laundering Office
4) transfers all supervision of reporting entities to the Anti-Money Laundering Office
(AMLO), which serves as Thailand's financial intelligence unit.
In preparation for the evaluation the Anti-Money Laundering Office
of the Executive Yuan in May announced that it would be targeting eight areas to investigate for potential money laundering in order to ensure a positive report in November.
The government has increased salaries of Anti-Money Laundering Office
(AMLO) investigators to counter historically high turnover.
The Executive Yuan's Anti-Money Laundering Office
on May 2 released a risk assessment report on money laundering in Taiwan, outlining eight areas where the crime poses serious risks to security and society in Taiwan.
The Anti-Money Laundering Office
(AMLO) now has a full staff and is operational.
In July 2005, the Myanmar Central Control Board signed an MOU with Thailand's Anti-Money Laundering Office
governing the exchange of information and financial intelligence.