Posts tagged as Treasury

U.S. Treasury “embeds” advisor in Latvian Finance Ministry

Friday, September 25, 2020

On Thursday, September 24, Latvia’s Minister for Finance Jānis Reirs, the Head of the Financial Intelligence Unit Ilze Znotiņa and the U.S. Ambassador to Latvia John L. Carwile signed the Terms of Reference between the Republic of Latvia and the US Department of Treasury, prescribing the provision of technical assistance of the U.S. Department of Treasury in the field of anti-money laundering and countering terrorism and proliferation. At the signing, Reirs said: “We have…

US Department of Treasury official Billingslea to visit Riga this week

Monday, May 13, 2019

Marshall Billingslea, the Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing in the US Department of the Treasury is due to arrive in Riga this weelk, reported LETA/BNS. Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins (New Unity) is scheduled to meet with Billingslea on Thursday, May 16. The meeting will be followed by a press briefing. Billingslea last visited Riga in June 2018 to meet with Latvian officials. After her meeting with the US official, then…

US Treasury appreciates Latvia’s progress in fixing its financial sector

Friday, April 12, 2019

The United States Department of the Treasury appreciates the progress Latvia has made in fixing its financial sector, LETA was told at the Latvian Finance Ministry. During his working visit to Washington on Wednesday, April 10, Finance Minister Janis Reirs (New Unity) met with Marshall Billingslea, Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing in the United States Department of the Treasury, to brief him on the financial sector’s supervision reform, or the…