This book critically analyses the role of the
United Arab Emirates Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) in the Suspicious
Activities Reports regime. The author pays particular attention to its
functions and powers in dealing with Suspicious Activities Reports and relevant
requirements imposed upon the reporting entities. In the analysis, the author
also compares the United Arab Emirates FIU model to the United Kingdom FIU
In addition, the book investigates whether
the current United Arab Emirates FIU model complies with the relevant
international recommendations developed by the Financial Action Task Force in
relation to the establishment of the unit, as well as its powers and functions.
book suggests that more can be done to
improve the current functions and powers of the United Arab Emirates FIU in an
Furthermore, the author suggests that the functions and powers of the United FIU
model both comply with the international requirements and beneficially extend
beyond their directives.