Dr. Marcus Pleyer of Germany assumed the position of President of the FATF on July 1st, 2020. The German Presidency will be the first two-year Presidency since the FATF’s members adopted its revised mandate in April 2019. Dr. Pleyer presented his objectives for the Plenary period (July 2020 - June 2022) to the June 2020 Virtual Plenary.
During the German Plenary years, the FATF will prioritise work in the following areas:
- Digital Transformation of AML/CFT
- Financing of ethnically or racially motivated terrorism
- Money laundering and migrant smuggling
- Environmental crime
- Illicit arms trafficking
Ms. Elisa de Anda Madrazo of Mexico will serve as Vice-President of the FATF from July 1st, 2020 to June 30th, 2021.