Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
International organisation helping governments tackle the economic, social and governance challenges of a globalised economy.
The Financial Action Task Force (FATF)
The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is an inter-governmental body whose purpose is the development and promotion of national and international policies to combat money laundering and terrorist financing.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF)
An organization of 185 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment & sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty.
Basel Committee on Banking Regulations and Supervisory Practices
Statement on Prevention of Criminal Use of the Banking System for the Purpose of Money-Laundering
(Basel, December 1988)
Customer Due Diligence for Banks
(Basel, October 2001)
Council of Europe
Council of Europe Convention on Laundering, Search, Seizure and Confiscation of the Proceeds from Crime and on the Financing of Terrorism.
(Warsaw, 16 May 2005)
European Treaty Series - No. 141: Convention on Laundering, Search, Seizure and Confiscation of the Proceeds from Crime
Directive 2005/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 October 2005 on the prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering and terrorist financing.
Council Directive on Prevention of the Use of the Financial System for the Purpose of Money Laundering [91/308/EEC].
(Brussels, 10 June 1991)
Directive 2001/97/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Directive 91/308/EEC on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
(Brussels, 4 December 2001)
Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)
The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) is an important development in U.S. efforts to improve tax compliance involving foreign financial assets and offshore accounts.