Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, the Hon. Carl Bethel, QC, has been appointed Deputy Chair of the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force. A Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) Ministers’ Meeting was held in Miami, Florida, at the end of August 2019.
At this meeting, the Council of Ministers selected the Hon. Carl W. Bethel as Deputy Chairman of the CFATF for a term of 12 months commencing November 2019. Minister Bethel is due to assume the Chairmanship of the CFATF in November 2020 for a 12-month period ending November 2021.
The CFATF is an organization of 25 member states and territories of the Caribbean Basin, which have agreed to implement common counter-measures against money laundering and terrorism financing based on the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) 40 Recommendations. The CFATF is an Associate Member of the FATF.