EXTENSION OF DEADLINE FOR PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON THE PREVENTION OF THE USE OF THE FINANCIAL SYSTEM FOR THE PURPOSES OF MONEY LAUNDERING OR TERRORIST FINANCING IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE DIRECTIVE (EU) 2015/849 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL OF 20 MAY 2015

The National Betting Authority (hereinafter referred to as the “Authority”), announces the extension of the deadline for the public consultation for the submission of comments / opinions / suggestions on the prevention of the use of the financial system for the purposes of money laundering or terrorist financing in accordance with the Directive (EU) 2015/849 of the European Parliament and the Council of 20 May 2015. The deadline for the submission of comments/opinions/suggestions is the 23th of February 2018.

The purpose of this public consultation is twofold: to ensure that all stakeholders receive adequate information regarding the practices that the Authority intends to apply to prevent the use of the financial system for money laundering or terrorist financing, and to provide the opportunity to stakeholders to submit their comments and suggestions. The consultation paper can be found here.

All stakeholders are invited to complete the response template provided with all possible comments or feedback they may have and submit it to the email address directives@nba.gov.cy