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In Russia for the first time decreased the number of one-day firms

The number of one-day firms in Russia in 2019 for the first time dropped to 120 thousand organizations, according to the annual report of the Federal financial monitoring service.

"The interaction with the FTS of Russia, the Bank of Russia and other participants of the AML / CFT system has led to a reduction in the number of "one-day firms". Their number decreased for the first time to 120 thousand organizations", - the document says.

Putin signed the law on strengthening of control over operations with cash

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin signed the law specifying the list of operations with funds subject to obligatory control, the corresponding document published on the official portal of legal information. Including the law strengthens control over cash transactions for the sum from 600 thousand roubles and to introduce compulsory monitoring of postal orders from 100 thousand rubles.

Now banks are required to perform such monitoring and to inform Rosfinmonitoring, with the withdrawal of the legal person or the crediting of cash in the amount of 600 thousand rubles and more, if it is not due to the nature of its business. The law introduces control such operations regardless of the nature of activities of legal entities (i.e., all such cash transactions for that amount will be controlled).

Rosfinmonitoring has made the journalist Babchenko in the list of extremists

The Federal service for financial monitoring (RFM) introduced journalist Arkady Babchenko, who promised to pass through the center of Moscow in the American tank under the NATO flag, in the list of persons involved in extremism or terrorism, from the data on the website of RFM.

On the website of Rosfinmonitoring specified that Babchenko included in the list of physical persons "concerning whom there is information about their involvement in extremist activities or terrorism". The reasons for this decision are not specified.

The state Duma has strengthened control over operations with cash from 600 thousand rubles

The state Duma adopted in the second and third reading a law specifying the list of operations with funds subject to obligatory control. Including the law strengthens control over cash transactions for the sum from 600 thousand roubles and to introduce compulsory monitoring of postal orders from 100 thousand rubles.

Now banks are required to perform such monitoring and to inform Rosfinmonitoring, with the withdrawal of the legal person or the crediting of cash in the amount of 600 thousand rubles and more, if it is not due to the nature of its business. The law introduces control of such operations, regardless of the nature of economic activity of legal entities (i.e., all such cash transactions for that amount will be controlled).

Some operations in the banks will be allowed to take driver's license

The economic development Ministry and the Federal service for financial monitoring jointly with the Central Bank of the Russian Federation a draft law, which will allow you to use a driver's license for easy identification of Bank clients – individuals, told RIA Novosti in the press service of the Bank of Russia.

"The possibility of using data of a driving licence as additional ID to conduct simplified customer identification - natural persons provides for the bill, which is being negotiated, Ministry of economic development of Russia jointly with Rosfinmonitoring and the Bank of Russia in the framework of the national programme "Digital economy of the Russian Federation". The Bank of Russia supports the bill", - stated in the message.

Putin signed the law on the system of control over the circulation of precious metals

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin signed the law on the state integrated information system in the sphere of control of circulation of precious metals, precious stones and products of them (GIIS dmdk), a document published on the official portal of legal information.

This system is intended for receiving, processing, storing and presenting information about the origin and circulation of precious metals and stones, products from them, as well as the organization of spetsuchet. It is created in order to ensure their traceability, to confirm the authenticity and legality of origin.

Putin instructed to bring to the court case about a cartel

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin instructed to bring to court cases that are filed after inspections of Rosfinmonitoring, to "they are not damped out along the way."

"Together with the Federal Antimonopoly service and Federal security service detected cartels 700 million this year, and their contracts terminated. The saved budget funds, i.e. where not given the opportunity for unscrupulous contractors to come out 3.8 billion. In fact, the damages are nearly 3 billion rubles - this is where taxes are returned voluntarily. And opened about 50 criminal cases. About 2 billion are arrested", - reported the head of Rosfinmonitoring Yury Chikhanchin at the meeting with the President.

A number of performers of the projects have evidence of violations, said Chikhanchin

About one-third of the perpetrators of the contracts for the projects located in the zone of special attention of the Federal service for financial monitoring because of the risk of violations, said the Minister Yuri Chikhanchin at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

"Today, still about a third of the performers who came to national projects, is the performers at risk. What are the risks we see today? This is a significant number of suspicious transactions that banks allocate to the executors. It is fictitious, when you see companies working with 1-2 people. This is a relatively short period of company activities up to six months", - said Chikhanchin.

The Federal financial monitoring service: one-day firms in the state defense order do not come

Rosfinmonitoring noted a significant reduction in questionable transactions for defense procurement, the firms are short-lived there almost not come, said the Minister Yuri Chikhanchin at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

"We have significantly reduced questionable transactions – a drop of 35-37% (during the execution of the state defense order - ed). And in some areas – three times. Already one-day firms almost never come there. There is no longer such facts, when banks refused to conduct operations executors of state contracts. That is, there is stabilized the situation, it just need to keep on this direction", - said Chikhanchin.

Chikhanchin asked Putin "to paint" in the budget funds for national projects

The head of Rosfinmonitoring Yuri Chikhanchin at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin asked for "paint" in the budget funds for national projects, by analogy with the state defense order to increase control over them.

"I would like to say, what are the problems today in the field of control and monitoring over budget funds. Still, we would like to go on to make the color of budget funds to banks could see that the money budget is really that they go for the projects... As we have done in the past for defense procurement", - said Chikhanchin.

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