ACAMS Brazil Chapter June 2024 Event: Guided Tour to COAF (Brasília/DF)

June 11, 2024
2:00PM - 6:00PM BRT
Sports Clubs Sector South – SCES, Stretch 2, Brasília, DF 70200-002
3 ACAMS Credits


An online pre-selection process was conducted due to the limit of 25 spots imposed by COAF.


All spots have been filled, with 10 Board members and 15 Chapter affiliates attending. Additionally, there are 2 affiliates on the waiting list in case there are any unforeseen issues with the currently registered and confirmed participants.



Free of charge. However, the costs of transportation, accommodation, and meals are the sole responsibility of the affiliate.


COAF Members

COAF | FATF description (Brazil MER):

The Council for Financial Activities (COAF) is the financial intelligence unit of Brazil, and the central authority of the system to prevent and combat money laundering, terrorist financing and the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (AML/CFTP), especially in the receipt, analysis and dissemination of financial intelligence information. It is also a council that provides a multi-agency forum involving heads of several government agencies responsible for aspects of Brazil’s AML/CFTP system. The COAF Plenary meets monthly and comprises the President and representatives of: BACEN, CVM, SUSEP, the General Attorney Office of the National Treasury, ABIN, the Federal Police, the Secretariat of Federal Revenue (RFB), the MRE, the Ministry of Justice and the CGU. COAF is also responsible for regulating entities in the financial and DNFBP sectors that are not subject to regulation by other governmental institutions. COAF, created by Law No. 9613 in 1998 and restructured in 2020, is administratively linked to the Central Bank of Brazil (BCB), endowed with of technical and operational autonomy. Previously, it was part of Ministry of Finance, and briefly, the Ministry of Justice.


3 ACAMS Credits

Please note that CAMS credits for this event is available to members of the Chapter present in Brasília.