Regulatory Requirements

Selected laws and directives

European Union
United States of America
United Kingdom
Russian Federation
Hong Kong

Related guidances and papers


Bank for International Settlements (BIS) – Basel Committee on Banking Supervision. Sound management of risks related to money laundering and financing of terrorism

The World Bank – Using Asset Disclosure for Identifying Politically Exposed Persons

The World Bank and UNODC – StAR (Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative) – Getting the Full Picture on Public Officials: A How-To Guide for Effective Financial Disclosure

The Joint Money Laundering Steering Group (JMLSG) – Guidance on the prevention of money laundering and the financing of terrorism for the UK financial services industry.

Bownet – The identification of beneficial owners in the fight against money laundering

IARM – Identifying and Assessing the Risk of Money Laundering in Europe


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