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PREMIUMIndonesia eyes bigger role in intergovernmental antimoney laundering body

first_imgLinkedin The government’s Financial Transaction Reports and Analysis Center (PPATK) hopes to see Indonesia obtain full membership in the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) in 2021 so it can play a bigger role in international efforts to stop illicit cross-border movements of capital.“Becoming a FATF member is our main target next year,” Kiagus Ahmad Badaruddin, PPATK chairman, told The Jakarta Post on Tuesday. “We want to contribute to the international community’s efforts to detect and eradicate cross-border cases of money laundering and terrorist financing.”Established in 1989, the FATF is an intergovernmental organization comprising 39 members that focuses on establishing international legal, regulatory and operational standards to combat money laundering, which often occurs across borders. As a policymaking body, the FATF requires its members and… Topics : Forgot Password ? Google LOG INDon’t have an account? Register here PPATK money-laundering KPK transaction FATF-Financial-Action-Task-Force FinancingSchemes financing Facebook Log in with your social accountlast_img read more

Gabriel Martinelli sets out ambitious trophy targets for his Arsenal career

first_imgAdvertisement Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterMonday 23 Mar 2020 11:49 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link6.1kShares Commentcenter_img Gabriel Martinelli is aiming big at Arsenal (Picture: AFP via Getty Images)Gabriel Martinelli has got big ambitions for his Arsenal career, with the young striker aiming to win the Champions League and multiple domestic titles during his time with the Gunners.The 18-year-old arrived in north London last summer from Brazilian club Ituano and has made a very encouraging start to life in England after the huge step up for the teenager.While he has not nailed down a regular place in the Arsenal team, the Brazilian has scored 10 goals in all competitions, including three in the Premier League.The young striker is under contract at the Emirates until 2024, but he has ambitions to stay much longer than that and rack up a lot of silverware in the process.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT‘I want to win the Champions League and lots of domestic titles to make Arsenal’s fans very happy,’ Martinelli told FourFourTwo.‘They deserve the best – not only the supporters but all of the club’s staff. I’d like to give back to the club after everything they’ve done for me so far and, as a result, become a Gunners legend.’Unai Emery was in charge of the Gunners when Martinelli arrived from his home country, but the Spaniard was fired in December and replaced by his compatriot Mikel Arteta.Progress has been slow but steady under the rookie boss, but Martinelli has been thoroughly impressed by his new manager, particularly his attention to detail.‘He’s been brilliant,’ said the Brazilian of his boss. ‘He pays a lot of attention to moves and keeps pushing me to improve my game; not only in attack but defence, too.‘The boss is very wise tactically and incredibly helpful. He’s not an angry guy at all, but likes showing you exactly what to do on the pitch: “If the ball goes that way, don’t stay here, go there and turn your body that specific way…”‘He has a keen eye for detail.’More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityMartinelli explained earlier this month that Manchester United had the chance to sign him after he spent time with the Red Devils on trial, but he was never given the chance to move to Old Trafford.‘There was a partnership between Ituano and Manchester United which allowed me to go there every year, for four years, to train with boys my age or older,’ said the teenager.‘That was nice, because I got a first taste of what English football was like. I met Marouane Fellaini, Patrice Evra and Paul Pogba, and made sure I got a photo with all of them.‘They [United] didn’t make an offer, so I returned to Ituano and kept doing my job there.’MORE: Arsenal change training plans as Mikel Arteta recovers from coronavirusMORE: Arsenal and Liverpool keeping tabs on Frankfurt defender Even N’DickaFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page. Gabriel Martinelli sets out ambitious trophy targets for his Arsenal careerlast_img read more

Switzerland moves on new fund category for easy market access

first_imgSpecific investment rules apply to L-QIFs, the federal council said, highlighting the limited pool of investors and the aim of promoting innovation for products.One requirement states that the new fund category is open only for qualified investors that rely on professional advice without the need for special protection because of their financial situation.The changes to the act aim to increase the number of collective investment schemes in Switzerland.The new fund category offers qualified investors a Swiss alternative to similar foreign products. Especially in the area of alternative and innovative fund products, the legal framework abroad appears to be often more attractive than in Switzerland.EU member states have introduced in recent years fund types that do not require approval by the supervisory authority, for example the Reserved Alternative Investment Fund (RAIF) in Luxembourg or the Notified Alternative Investment Fund (NAIF) in Malta.The federal council’s proposal is based on a motion by Noser Ruedi, member of the liberal group in the Council of States, the parliament’s upper house.Ruedi explained in the motion, already approved by the upper and lower houses of parliament, that Swiss investment funds are hardly attractive even for qualified investors, especially pension funds and insurance companies.Last summer the Swiss government opened a consultation on the introduction of this new funds category; Parliament is set to discuss the amendments in a winter session this year. The new rule is likely to enter into force in 2022.SFAMA, the Swiss funds and asset management association, supports the federal council’s decision and said it expects a swift debate on the matter in parliament to enforce the changes quickly.To read the digital edition of IPE’s latest magazine click here. The Swiss federal council plans to amend the collective investment schemes act – Kollektivanlagengesetz KAG – to create a new category for funds called Limited Qualified Investor Funds (L-QIFs).The amendments relate in particular to articles 13 and 15 of the collective investment schemes act.In a message sent to parliament, the council explained that L-QIFs are exempted from the authorization and approval requirements imposed by the financial market supervision authority FINMA.This represents a moderate deregulation of the fund market in Switzerland, it said, noting that with the new law investment funds will have the possibility to be marketed faster in the future.last_img read more

Ireland Unveils Renewables Auction Scheme

first_imgIreland has revealed details of the Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) auction which has received government approval as the country looks to move to 70% renewable electricity by 2030.RESS is an auction-based scheme which invites renewable electricity projects, including offshore wind, to bid for capacity and receive a guaranteed price for the electricity they generate.The first auction is set to open early next year, subject to State Aid approval and will deliver up to a 3,000GWh increase in renewable electricity generation by the end of 2022.The frequency of future RESS auctions is dependent on the renewable electricity project supply pipeline. It is envisaged that a minimum of four auctions will occur between 2020 and 2027 to deliver on the 2030 targets.This is expected to provide pathways for renewable developers including offshore wind projects as it sets out the indicative timelines and volumes for auctions over the coming decade and provides clarity for developers in relation to when they need to have their projects ‘auction ready’. It is also expected to allow Ireland to take advantage of new technologies as they emerge.As renewable technologies such as offshore wind mature and costs decrease, Ireland will be able to take advantage of falling costs of technology throughout the next decade, which in turn will lead to greater diversification of its renewable portfolio, the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment said.The scheme is still subject to EU state aid approval.“Today, I am announcing the details of the first auction under the Scheme,” Ireland’s Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton, said.”Installed wind capacity has grown by 50% since 2015. This auction could see capacity grow further by 30% in the next three years, with solar and community participation. This is the equivalent of powering up to 640,000 homes every day and will have a significant impact on delivering what we set out in the Climate Action Plan.”last_img read more

First ever ‘families test’ for government published (UK)

first_imgGOV.UK 31 October 2014Supporting strong families is vital to help reduce the cost of social problems and build a secure economy for future generations. Work and Pensions Secretary, Iain Duncan Smith announced the new test today (31 October 2014).For the first time ever, the new guidance sets out 5 questions that all policy or legislation across government needs to address before it can be agreed by ministers. The guidance has been drawn up in consultation with families groups. This approach makes clear that all departments need to fully understand how government policies support strong family relationships and will allow departments to identify and take action to address any policies that could undermine them.Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith said:“Families are the foundations of society – and we know that strong and stable families can have a huge impact on improving the life chances of our children. So in order to build a stronger society and secure Britain’s future we must ensure we support them, and the relationships on which they are built.“Today we are bringing this issue centre stage with a new test that will ensure every policy government introduced is assessed for its impact on the family.“This is the truest representation of government on the side of hard-working families in Britain – demonstrating a clear and unqualified commitment to strengthening and supporting family life for our children and for generations to come.”Ruth Sutherland, Chair of the Relationships Alliance and Chief Executive Officer of Relate, said:“We very much welcome the implementation of the family test, which was announced at our Relationships Summit in August.“This is an important step towards putting families and relationships at the heart of public policy, something we have been campaigning passionately for. We are proud to have supported the development of the test and we look forward to seeing it in action, helping policymakers to put the interests of all families at the centre of their work.”The Prime Minister set out in August that a families test would be introduced for all domestic government policy and the guidance published today has been developed in consultation with Relationship Alliance and other families and relationships experts.The test includes a series of questions that all civil servants will need to consider when first developing policy and legislation and before it is put to ministers or introduced to Parliament. This will ensure that family perspective is at the heart of government policy.The 5 families test questions are:•What kind of impact might the policy have on family formation?•What kind of impact will the policy have on families going through key transitions such as becoming parents, getting married, fostering or adopting, bereavement, redundancy, new caring responsibilities or the onset of a long-term health condition?•What impacts will the policy have on all family members’ ability to play a full role in family life, including with respect to parenting and other caring responsibilities?•How does the policy impact families before, during and after couple separation?•How does the policy impact those families most at risk of deterioration of relationship quality and breakdown?https://www.gov.uk/government/news/first-ever-families-test-for-government-publishedlast_img read more

Sagna targets title with Arsenal

first_img “I strongly believe we have the quality to be the best in the Premier League. Look at the end of last season, when we got 26 points from a possible 30. Not a lot of teams can do this and this is what makes me believe we can beat anyone. “What we managed last season can be done only by a true team with a great team spirit. I believe we can achieve a lot more.” Sagna, though, warned his team-mates they must cut out the inconsistencies which saw them slump a low as 10th after losing at home to Swansea in December. He added: “On some days we can switch off and lose to anyone and to avoid this, we need to take things game by game and stay focused from the beginning to the end. There are no major things that we ought to do to continue succeeding.” Sagna could become a free agent at the end of next season, and has been linked with a lucrative Bosman move to both Paris St-Germain and Monaco. However, the defender indicated there was positive dialogue with Arsenal. “We are still talking [about a new contract]. I never said I wanted to leave the club, but there are some journalists who want to speculate as I have just one year to go,” Sagna added. “The fact is that I am still at Arsenal and I am looking forward to playing next season. Arsenal made me grow as a player and as a man. People have been talking about me going back to France, but at the moment I am at Arsenal.” Sagna, 30, is entering into the final season of his current deal at the Emirates Stadium, but is in talks over an extension. Manager Arsene Wenger has been promised significant funds to build a squad capable of mounting a sustained title challenge after they pipped Tottenham to fourth place and a potential Champions League place. France international Sagna has no doubts Arsenal can be contenders in 2013-14, when they will look to end eight campaigns without silverware. “I truly believe we can be champions or else I wouldn’t be playing football. I would have gone already. I truly believe we can succeed with the team we have,” Sagna told gulfnews.com. Defender Bacary Sagna is convinced Arsenal can win the Barclays Premier League next season.center_img Press Associationlast_img read more

Cricket News Australian cricket team bring back 80s retro look in their jerseys for India ODI

first_imgThe Australian cricket jersey has undergone some changes ever since they started wearing coloured clothing in the era of Pyjama cricket which was played during the Kerry Packer series. From the light yellow jersey in the 80, Australia adopted a golden yellow cricket kit for the 1992 World Cup which was hosted for the first time in Australia. Following that series, Australia had the standard golden yellow jersey without too many designs.Read More | India in Australia ODIs – 5 previous performances from Dhoni to DadaAustralia will use 1986 Kit in Series against India. Green and gold kits were used by Australia during the corresponding one-day series against India back in 1986. pic.twitter.com/OUMUbjRVGV— ZEE 🇵🇰 (@iBleedGreenZEE) January 10, 2019In the 1999 World Cup, Australia had green stars over the yellow jersey while in 2003, a greener shade was incorporated into the jersey. As the first decade of the 21st century went on, a golden green shade was witnessed for the home series involving the Australian team. In the 2015 World Cup, Australia once again donned a total yellow jersey as they won the title for the fifth time.This latest jersey is another addition to Australia’s ever-changing jersey code, with a new one potentially scheduled for the 2019 World Cup which will be held in England. New Delhi: The New Year might have begun badly for the Australian cricket team as the draw in the rain-affected Test in Sydney resulted in Virat Kohli’s side winning a Test series Down Under for the first time ever. The Australian team is looking for solutions to bring back the good times. Ahead of the ODI in Sydney against India, the team has found a unique solution to bring back excitement in the camp. The team has gone back in time. Back to the 80s in fact. Before the start of the series, the Australian cricket team donned a retro 80s jersey, in a tribute to Allan Border’s side who donned the same kind of jersey albeit with a lesser shade of yellow in the 1986 period.Speaking to Cricket Australia’s official website, Peter Siddle, who last played an ODI against Sri Lanka at the Sydney Cricket Ground in 2010, said he was excited with the New jerseys. “We found out the other day we were going to be in it, so the boys were a bit excited to get their pack and open up and check it out. Everyone is impressed. I might just pull out the headband. I’ll have to ask Zamps (Adam Zampa) to borrow one of his and go with the DK (Lillee) headband. We’ll see what we pull out on Saturday.”Read More | Rahul Dravid, ‘The Wall’ turns 45- Here are some memorable knocks For all the Latest Sports News News, Cricket News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.last_img read more

Ryan expects on-fire Limerick side on Sunday

first_imgTipperary hurling manager Michael Ryan believes Limerick will be very tough opponents in this weekend’s Munster semi-final.The Premier County set up the last four clash at Semple Stadium by beating Cork last month.A win on Sunday will take them through to the final against Waterford. Michael says his players will have to work very hard to advance to the decider…Throw in on Sunday is at 4 o’clock at Semple Stadium….Tipp FM will have full live coverage of the match, in association with Mulcahy Car Sales, Ardcroney, Nenagh.last_img read more

Richest handicap hurdle at Ballybrit today

first_imgThe Guinness Galway Hurdle Handicap boasts a purse of 300-thousand euro, which has drawn a top-quality field to Ballybrit.Tipperary’s Joseph O’Brien’s first festival as a trainer could be rewarded with another winner – he saddles “Tigris River” in the Grade A contest while Willie Mullins and Ruby Walsh have a strong chance in the shape of “Clondaw Warrior” The first race of the day in Ballybrit is at 1:50.last_img

Manchester City expand into Chinese esports market

first_imgManchester City has become the first Premier League club to launch a FIFA Online team in China. The team will compete in the Online Star League which kicks off its latest season on June 15th, 2018.Manchester City will sign five players to their new FIFA Online roster, including last season’s most valuable player, Zhang Jun, they will also sign Aruya and Liu Chao, who have been top performers in the past two seasons. The remaining two slots will be filled by two new players who will be selected via a nationwide competition run by Man City. The competition is open to supporters in China who can register their interest and find out more information by following the club on WeChat at “mcfcofficial“.Speaking about the new signings, David Tang, Regional Director for China at Manchester City said: “We are delighted to enter the exciting world of gaming in China, the biggest market in the world for esports. Our new FIFA Online team comes in addition to our dedicated esports players at Manchester City, as well as at our sister clubs New York City and Melbourne City, highlighting Manchester City’s and the wider City Football Group’s commitment to both esports and our growing fan base in China.”Shulun Gai, Executive at Tencent added: “It’s great to see Manchester City’s commitment to esports grow with their entry into the Chinese gaming market. Manchester City has already made a significant contribution to the esports industry. They were one of the first Premier League clubs to sign a professional esports player and the digital content and fan experiences they have created since then have been unparalleled. He continued: “FIFA Online is incredibly popular across China, and it is an exciting prospect for us to have an esports team in China, which supporters can identify with the reigning Premier League Champions. The new season starts very soon, and we cannot wait to see what the future holds for FIFA Online.”Esports Insider says: Manchester City and the City brand are huge across the world, with clubs in Australia, USA, England, with both men’s and woman’s teams. So it’s really not a surprise to see Man City become the first team to land in China and start making moves into their rapidly growing esports market. Giving the final two slots up to fans is also a nice touch and it might uncover a future FIFA star that would not have come out the woodwork without this competition. Sign up to our newsletter!last_img read more