Countries and territories in AML/CFT/CPF Handbook appendices updated – February 2023
We have published updated versions of Appendix D1 and Appendix D2 of the AML/CFT/CPF Handbook, to take into account the latest Financial Action Task Force (FATF) statements of 24 February 2023.
What this means
Effective immediately, countries and territories listed under Sources 1 and 2 of Appendix D2 should be treated as not compliant with FATF Recommendations for the purpose of Article 17A of the Money Laundering Order.
- We remind supervised persons to review their policies, procedures, and their existing customer relationships, to assess the impact of these updates on their business.
- You will also need to take particular care when considering placing reliance on an obliged person based in one of these countries and territories.
- You may be required to undertake additional actions to mitigate the risk.
- You should discuss any concerns with your supervisor.
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