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Le français suit  Posted on OSFI’s website: Update on jurisdictions with strategic deficiencies identified by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). OSFI will no longer be sending email updates of FINTRAC advisories. To be notified of FINTRAC updates, you may wish to join its mailing list, subscribe to its RSS feed or follow FINTRAC on […]

FINTRAC issues advisory related to FATF guidance

6 December, 2019 – FINTRAC Advisory: Financial transactions related to countries identified by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)  On October 18, 2019, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) issued a Public Statement and a statement on Improving Global Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) Compliance. These […]

July 12, 2019: FinCEN Advisory on FATF updates

Advisory on the Financial Action Task Force-Identified Jurisdictions with Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism Deficiencies and Relevant Actions by the United States Government The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) is issuing this advisory to inform financial institutions of updates to the FATF list of jurisdictions with strategic […]

Outcomes of the June 16-21 FATF Plenary

Outcomes FATF Plenary, 16-21 June 2019 Send Print Tweet Orlando, 21 June 2019 – FATF President Marshall Billingslea of the United States, chaired the third and last Plenary meeting under the U.S. Presidency in Orlando on 19-21 June 2019. During this Plenary, delegates celebrated the 30th Anniversary of the FATF. In recent […]

June 24, 2019: HM Treasury Advisory Notice on latest FATF Statement

The legal underpinning: HM Treasury Advisory Notice: Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing controls in higher risk jurisdictions   Requirement to apply Enhanced Due Diligence for higher risk jurisdictions   The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017 (MLRs 2017) require the UK regulated sector to apply enhanced customer due diligence to high-risk countries. […]

April 1, 2019: FINTRAC publishes FATF advisory

April 1, 2019 – FINTRAC Advisory: Financial transactions related to countries identified by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)  On February 22, 2019, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) issued a Public Statement and a statement on Improving Global AML/CFT Compliance. These statements are updated and released following every Plenary. […]

HK SFC AML/CTF Circular: FATF statements

Circular to Licensed Corporations and Associated Entities  Anti-Money Laundering / Counter-Financing of Terrorism  (1)  FATF Statement on Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and Iran (2)  FATF Statement on Improving Global AML/CFT Compliance: On-Going Process (3)  Outcomes from the Meeting of the FATF Plenary, 20-22 February 2019 (1)  FATF Statement on […]