AML/CFT Documents/References

1. European Union (EU)

2020

Report assessing whether Member States have duly identified and made subject to the obligations of Directive (EU) 2015/849 all trusts and similar legal arrangements governed under their laws
16 September 2020
Action plan for a comprehensive Union policy on preventing money laundering and terrorism financing
7 May 2020
Revised methodology for identifying high risk third countries
7 May 2020
Delegated Regulation (EU) amending the EU list
7 May 2020
Anti-money laundering - Workflow overview of the engagement approach with third countries based on an autonomous assessment
7 May 2020

2019

EC’s Communication "Towards better implementation of the EU's anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism framework"
24 July 2019
Accompanied by four reports:
Supranational risk assessment of the money laundering and terrorist financing risks affecting the Union
along with an annex, in form of a staff working document under the Supranational risk assessment.
24 July 2019
Report assessing the framework for Financial Intelligence Units' (FIUs) cooperation with third countries and obstacles and opportunities to enhance cooperation between Financial Intelligence Units within the EU
24 July 2019
Report assessing the conditions and the technical specifications and procedures for ensuring secure and efficient interconnection of central bank account registers and data retrieval system.
24 July 2019
Report assessing recent alleged money-laundering cases involving EU credit institutions
24 July 2019
Directive (EU) 2019/1153
20 June 2019
Regulatory technical standards for the minimum action and the type of additional measures credit and financial institutions must take to mitigate money laundering and terrorist financing risk in certain third countries
31 January 2019

2018

List of countries in the scope of the EU assessment on high risk third countries under Directive (EU) 2015/849 and list of priority 1 countries
14 November 2018
Communication on strengthening the Union framework for prudential and anti-money laundering supervision
12 September 2018
Delegated Regulation (EU) 2018/1467 amending the EU list of high-risk third countries
27 July 2018
Factsheet on the main changes introduced by the 5th AML Directive
9 July 2018
First methodology for identifying high risk third countries
22 June 2018
5th anti-money laundering Directive (Directive (EU) 2018/843)
19 June 2018
Regulatory technical standards on the criteria for the appointment of central contact points for electronic money issuers and payment service providers and with rules on their functions
7 May 2018
Proposal - laying down rules facilitating the use of financial and other information for the prevention, detection, investigation or prosecution of certain criminal offences and repealing Council Decision 2000/642/JHA
17 April 2018
Impact assessment - laying down rules facilitating the use of financial and other information for the prevention, detection, investigation or prosecution of certain criminal offences and repealing Council Decision 2000/642/JHA
17 April 2018
Executive summary of the impact assessment - laying down rules facilitating the use of financial and other information for the prevention, detection, investigation or prosecution of certain criminal offences and repealing Council Decision 2000/642/JHA
17 April 2018
Joint Guidelines to prevent terrorist financing and money laundering in electronic fund transfer
16 January 2018
Joint Guidelines on Risk Factors
4 January 2018

2017

Council Conclusions on EU External Action on Counter-Terrorism
Joint Committee Annual Report
2017
First Supranational Risk Assessment Report
2017
First Supranational Risk Assessment Report - annex SNRA part 1
2017
First Supranational Risk Assessment Report - annex SNRA part 2
2017
First Supranational Risk Assessment Report - annex SNRA
2017
Delegated Regulation (EU) 2018/212 amending the EU list of high-risk third countries
13 December 2017
Delegated Regulation (EU) 2018/105 amending the EU list of high-risk third countries
27 October 2017
A Staff Working Document on improving cooperation between EU Financial Intelligence Units
26 June 2017
Joint Guidelines on the prudential assessment of acquisitions and increases of qualifying holdings in the banking, insurance and securities sectors
May 2017
Joint Guidelines on the Characteristics of a Risk-based Approach to Anti-money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Supervision
April 2017
Joint Guidelines on the Joint Committee Consultation on PRIIPs with environmental or social objectives
March 2017

2016

First EU list of high-risk third countries – based on FATF lists (Delegated Regulation (EU) 1675/2016)
14 July 2016

2015

Regulation (EU) 2015/847 on information on the payer accompanying transfers of funds
20 May 2015
Directive (EU) 2015/849 on preventing the use of the financial system for money laundering or terrorist financing (4th anti-money laundering Directive)
2015

2011

Staff Working Document on Compliance by cross border banking groups at group level
7 October 2011

2005

Directive 2005/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering and terrorist financing
26 October 2005
EU Counter-Terrorism Strategy
2005

2003

European Security Strategy
December 2003

2. United Nations (UN)

2015

United Nations Security Council Resolution 2199
2015
United Nations Security Council Resolution 2249
2015

2014

United Nations Security Council Resolution 2170
2014
United Nations Security Council Resolution 2178
2014

2003

United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC)
31 October 2003

2000

The Palermo Convention against Transnational Organised Crime
December 2000

1999

The International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism
1999

1988

The Vienna Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances
1988

3. Financial Action Task Force (FATF)

2020

FATF Recommendations 2012
amended October 2020
Methodology 2013
amended November 2020

2019

Procedures for the FATF Fourth Round of AML/CFT Mutual Evaluations
amended October 2019
Consolidated Processes and Procedures for Mutual Evaluations and Follow-Up (Universal Procedures)
amended October 2019
Procedures for the FATF Fourth Round of AML/CFT Mutual Evaluations
2019

2017

Consolidated FATF Standards on Information Sharing
2017

2012

2012 recommendations of the Financial Action Task Force (revised as of October 2020)
2012

1996

The Forty Recommendations of the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering
1996

4. Other organisations

1996

Riga Declaration, Baltic States
1996

Basel Committee on Banking Supervision

2009

Due Diligence and Transparency regarding Cover Payment Messages related to Cross-Border Wire Transfers
May 2009

2001

Customer Due Diligence for Banks
October 2001

1988

Statement on Prevention of Criminal Use of the Banking System for the Purpose of Money-Laundering
December 1988

Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF)

1992

Kingston Declaration on Money Laundering
November 1992

1990

CFATF 19 Recommendations
June 1990

Council of Europe

2005

Council of Europe Convention on Laundering, Search, Seizure and Confiscation of the Proceeds from Crime and on the Financing of Terrorism, [Français] Explanatory Note
Warsaw, 16 May 2005

1990

European Treaty Series - No. 141: Convention on Laundering, Search, Seizure and Confiscation of the Proceeds from Crime [Français]
November 1990

International Monetary Fund

IMF Template for Detailed Assessment Questionnaire