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Virtual assets National risk assessment methodology in Jordan

23 October 2022 - 24 October 2022



23 October 2022
24 October 2022
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“There is no right or wrong way to develop a national risk assessment methodology on virtual assets. The only right way is the one that WORKS for your country,” says our Italian expert specialised on the investigation of complex financial crime schemes (cryptocurrency, hacking incidents, ransomware scams).

She speaks during Day 2 of our workshop on Virtual Assets national risk assessment methodology in Amman, Jordan 🇯🇴.

The two-day event witnesses the participation of representatives from the Central Bank, the Judicial Council, the Public Security Directorate, The Anti Money Laundering and Counter Terrorist Financing Unit and the Jordan Securities Commission, among others.

Led by our Key Expert on Regulation/FIU Arnaud Stien, the training is being delivered by Egyptian expert on virtual assets Amr Rashed as well as experts from Mauritius and Italy.

Topics covered during the workshop include:

  • The status of virtual assets in Jordan
  • – FATF Requirements
  • – Risk Assessment of Virtual Assets building blocks
  • – The current state of VASPs in Jordan
  • – Stages of risk assessment
  • – Examples from other Risk Assessments
  • – The way forward with Jordan’s VA Risk Assessment


This training is part of a series of four activities organised in Amman this week, including a regional conference on “AML/CFT for Legal Professionals and Accountants” taking place on Tuesday 25 October 2022.