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Upholding Singapore's Reputation as a Trusted Financial Hub - Accountants Contribute to Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism

Beyond compliance with regulatory guidelines, AML/CFT is at the heart of every accountant’s ethical duty. Acting as trusted advisors or providing corporate services to clients also encompasses a responsibility to assess and caution against certain high-risk financial transactions, even if they are being made with positive intent. Imagine if your client’s well-meaning donations to charity organisations end up in the hands of terrorists. Any hint of criminal association will greatly taint the accountant’s integrity, as well as the profession’s standing.
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