The “Regulation Amending the Regulation on the Procedures and Principles Regarding the Electronic Notification System of the Financial Crimes Investigation Board”, prepared by the Ministry of Treasury and Finance, was published in the Official Gazette and entered into force.
The regulation regulates the procedures and principles regarding the operation of the e-notification infrastructure to be established by the Presidency.
With the amendment, savings finance companies, payment and electronic money institutions have been included among the institutions that will be the addressee of the e-notification to be made within the scope of the Law on the Prevention of Laundering Proceeds of Crime.
The companies and organizations in question will apply to the Presidency until 1 August 2023 to open the user account created on the system for the purpose of making e-notifications and sending answers. The Presidency will be authorized to extend this period.
Compliance officer assistant
On the other hand, “Compliance Program with Obligations for the Prevention of Laundering of Proceeds of Crime and Financing of Terrorism”
The Regulation on the Amendment of the Regulation” was published in the Official Gazette and entered into force.
The regulation regulates the procedures and principles regarding the establishment of a compliance program by the obliged parties and the appointment of compliance officers in order to prevent laundering proceeds of crime and financing of terrorism.
With the regulation, the period granted for the assistant compliance officer to be determined by precious metal intermediary institutions, A group authorized institutions, portfolio management companies, financing, factoring and financial leasing companies, payment institutions and electronic money institutions to meet the necessary conditions has been postponed for 1 year. Accordingly, the period to expire on June 1, 2023 was determined as June 1, 2024.