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EU presents list on high-risk anti-money laundering countries

Staff Writer | February 14, 2019
European Commission adopted new list of third countries with weak anti-money laundering and terrorist financing regimes.
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Europe   European Commission adopted new list of third countries
The Commission's new list includes 12 countries listed by the Financial Action Task Force, as well as an additional 11 jurisdictions. Some of the countries listed today are already on the current EU list, which includes 16 countries. The Commission proposes to de-list a number of countries previously included on the EU-list: Bosnia-Herzegovina, Guyana, Lao PDR, Uganda and Vanuatu.

12 countries listed by the Financial Action Task Force:

(1) The Bahamas,
(2) Botswana,
(3) Democratic People's Republic of Korea,
(4) Ethiopia,
(5) Ghana,
(6) Iran,
(7) Pakistan,
(8) Sri Lanka,
(9) Syria,
(10) Trinidad and Tobago,
(11) Tunisia,
(12) Yemen.

11 additional jurisdictions identified by the Commission:

(1) Afghanistan,
(2) American Samoa,
(3) Guam,
(4) Iraq,
(5) Libya,
(6) Nigeria,
(7) Panama,
(8) Puerto Rico,
(9) Samoa,
(10) Saudi Arabia,
(11) US Virgin Islands.


 

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