UAE looks to combat money laundering

A committee led by the head of the Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has announced measures aimed at cracking down on money laundering and terrorist financing.

WAM, a state-owned media agency, reported on Thursday that the National Anti-Money Laundering Committee, which is headed by Sultan Bin Nasser Al-Suwaidi, the governor of the central bank, would introduce measures such as:

·precautionary warnings on unlicensed individuals and firms involved in financing and investment;