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    Director ICT Systems and Security at FIA Speaks At The NITAU Cybersecurity Awareness e-Conference

    The Director ICT Systems and Security at the Financial Intelligence Authority (FIA), Mr. Cyrus Barigye, was hosted as a guest speaker / expert on financial risks associated with cybersecurity at the National Information and Technology Authority (NITAU) on Thursday 4th November 2021 under the theme Be Safe Online

    Areas of discussion included technical, organizational and governance standards relating to identity and information technology security for systems, particularly Anti Money Laundering (AML) tools.

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    Regional Training of Money Laundering Control Officers of Non-Profit Organizations (Central Region)

    On Wednesday 3rd March 2021, Training was held for a selected group of NonProfit Organizations from the Central Region of Uganda. The event was held at the Kabira Country Club and was officially opened by the Executive Director of the Financial Intelligence Authority-Mr. Sydney Asubo who reiterated the role that NPO’s play in the AML/CFT Compliance regime of the country as accountable persons.

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    Issuance of International Wire Transfer Reporting Guidelines

    In accordance with Sections 20 (d) and 21 (i) and (j)of the Anti-Money Laundering Act, 2013 (as amended), and Regulations 34 and 35 of the Anti-Money Laundering Regulations 2015, the Financial Intelligence Authority(FIA) hereby issues the following guidelines for the reporting of International Wire Transfers.

    These guidelines are addressed to all Accountable Persons that facilitate international wire transfers, as specified in the second schedule of the Anti-Money Laundering Act, 2013 as amended.

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    Uganda Takes Over the Presidency of Eastern and Southern Africa Anti-Money Laundering Group (ESAAMLG)

    On the 7th of December 2020, Uganda assumed the Presidency of the Eastern and Southern Africa Anti-Money Laundering Group (ESAAMLG). Uganda took over the Presidency from the Kingdom of Eswatini at the 20th Council of Ministers’ Meeting which was held virtually due to the prevailing challenges occasioned by the COVID 19 pandemic. Hon. Matia Kasaija, the Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development is the new President of the Council of Ministers, and will hold the Presidency for one year.

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    Onboarding Insurance Companies, Investment Funds And Independent Fund Managers Onto The goAML Platform – Pilot

    The FIA has recently reiterated that investment funds and asset managers subject to the AMLA in the fight against money laundering and terrorism financing (ML/TF), as amended 2019 (the AML Law) and should thus be registered on “goAML” to submit suspicious and large cash transaction reports.