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Wed, 07 Feb 2018 18:33 - Updated Wed, 07 Feb 2018 18:33

BNA revokes Casa de Cambio Mere Halima Lda licence

Luanda - The National Reserve Bank of Angola (BNA) revoked on Tuesday the authorization to exercise the foreign exchange activity of Mere Halima-Casa de Câmbio Lda, for committing simple and serious infringements.

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BNA main headquarter

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The infringements relate to non-compliance with the basic laws of financial institutions and the fight against and prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing, as well as warnings and directives on the Financial Statements, Corporate Governance, Internal Control System, Report of Corporate Governance, Operational Rules of Foreign Exchange Bureaus and the Provision of Information via SSIF.

As a result of the infractions, the BNA imposed a temporary disqualification from the performance of functions in the corporate bodies of financial institutions based in the national territory to Mr. Mahamoud Dramé, Director for a period of 18 months and to Silvino Francisco, Administrative Director, Diawara Fousseynou Manager and Van-Dúnem Paim, Accountant for a period of 12 months.

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