Designated Businesses (Registration and Oversight) Act 2015 – AML/CFT Handbook

The following AML/CFT Handbook, and associated sector specific guidance documents, provides guidance for both designated, and other, businesses on how the Authority would expect these persons to fulfil their responsibilities under the AML/CFT legislation.

The Handbook currently refers to the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism Code 2015, but will be updated in due course. The Code part & paragraph changes – Quick reference table contains guidance on the new paragraph numbers and the changes between the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism Code 2015 and the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism Code 2019. Should you have any queries please contact [email protected].

Main Body

Anti-Money Laundering & Countering the Financing of Terrorism Handbook

The Authority is currently in the process of re-issuing the sector specific guidance. If you have any urgent questions please email [email protected]

Appendices

Appendix A - Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism Code 2019

Appendix B - Proceeds of Crime (Business in the Regulated Sector) Order 2019

Appendix C - LIST C: Equivalent Jurisdiction List

Appendix D(a) - LIST A: Higher Risk Jurisdictions Lists

Appendix D(b) - LIST B: Jurisdictions that May Pose a Higher Risk

Appendix E - Eligible Introducers Certificate (includes terms of business)

Appendix F - Acceptable Applicants Certificate

Appendix G - Acting “on Behalf of” Certificate (includes terms of business)

Appendix H - Wire Transfers

Appendix I - Proforma Register of Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism Disclosures Made to the MLRO or Deputy MLRO

Appendix J - Proforma Register of Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism External Disclosures Made to FCU

Appendix K - Proforma Register of Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism Enquiries

Appendix L - Terrorist Financing Typologies and Countering the Financing of Terrorism Guidance

The Code part & paragraph changes - Quick reference table

Specified Non-Profit Organisations

As of June 2019 there is a stand-alone Code for Specified Non-Profit Organisations. Guidance for SNPOs can be found in the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism Handbook and the Specified Non-Profit Organisation Sector Specific AML/CFT Guidance Notes. These documents currently refer to the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism Code 2015, but will be updated in due course. The SNPO Code part & paragraph changes – Quick reference table contains guidance on the new paragraph numbers and the changes between the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism Code 2015 and the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (Specified Non-Profit Organisations) Code 2019. Should you have any queries please contact [email protected].