CABEI holds forum on latest trends in organized crime and crime increase in COVID-19 times


CABEI's Intermediary Financial Institutions Compliance Officers and Risk Managers, staff from Financial Intelligence Units, and regulators from the countries of the region participated in the activity.

Tegucigalpa, October 16, 2020 - The Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI), developed the forum "Latest Trends in Transnational Organized Crime and Terrorist Financing and Increased Crime in COVID-19 Times with Focus on Latin America.

During this important event, topics such as transnational organized crime, terrorism financing and the increase of crimes in COVID-19 times were discussed, in order to support the management of compliance and risk units, as well as regulatory bodies.

On the other hand, CABEI's Executive Vice President a.i., Nadia Baldelomar said: "being aware of the problems generated by COVID-19 at a global level, CABEI promotes spaces to discuss risks, prevention measures, mitigation, and timely action regarding situations that financial entities may face."

The topics analyzed on October 15, 2020, were the responsibility of keynote speakers such as Professor Celina Realuyo, professor at the William J. Perry Center, and Attorney Juan Pablo Rodriguez, partner of RICS Management.