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Glossary

See below a glossary of the acronyms and technical terms relating to the UAE FIU, our activities, and our stakeholders. 

AMLSCU

Anti-Money Laundering and Suspicious Cases Unit

AML

Anti-Money Laundering

ADGM

Abu Dhabi Global Market

CBUAE

The Central Bank of the UAE

CFT

Combating the Financing of Terrorism and Illegal Organisations

CFZ

Commercial Free Zones

DNFBPs

Designated Non-Financial Businesses and Professions

DFSA

Dubai Financial Services Authority

ESW

Egmont Secure Web

FFZ

Financial Free Zones

FI

Financial Institutions

FATF

Financial Action Task Force

FIU

Financial Intelligence Unit

ICRG

International Cooperation Review Group

IEMS

Integrated Enquiry Management System

IA

Insurance Authority

LEA

Law Enforcement Authorities

MOI

Ministry of Interior

MoU

Memorandum of Understanding

MOE

Ministry of Economy

MOJ

Ministry of Justice

ML

Money Laundering

MSB

Money Services Business

NAMLCFTC

National Committee for Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism and Financing of Illegal Organisations

NAP

National Action Plan

PP

Public Prosecution

RE

Reporting Entities

RFI

Requests for Information

STR

Suspicious Transaction Report

SD

Spontaneous Disclosures

SCA

Securities and Commodities Authority

TF

Terrorism Financing

UAE

United Arab Emirates

UNODC

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

UAERRS

UAE Remittance Reporting System