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JFSC update AML/CFT/CPF Appendix D2 countries and territories - March 2024


The JFSC announced they have reviewed and updated Appendix D2 of the AML/CFT/CPF Handbook, which lists countries, territories and areas identified by reliable and independent sources as presenting a higher risk of FINANCIAL CRIME

  • Money laundering,
  • Terrorism financing,
  • Proliferation financing, and
  • Sanctions.

These sources include.

  • The Financial Action Task Force (FATF),
  • The United Nations, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development,
  • The World Bank,
  • The US Department of State,
  • The UK Government, and
  • others.

To see the additions & removals to existing countries click here.

The JFSC offer the following Important points to remember.

  • All relevant persons are expected to exercise judgment in how they interpret and use these sources and must reach their conclusions on risks.
  • The sources use different methodologies which are not necessarily comparable. For example, they may consider different risk factors and may comment on different jurisdictions.
  • The sources may be incomplete - The JFSC does not accept responsibility for their findings or conclusions.

Next steps

  • Businesses should review their policies and procedures, existing customer relationships and prospective clients accordingly.
  • Visit the AML/CFT/CPF Handbook page on The JFSC website to view the updated appendices.
  • You can also subscribe to the JFSC news and updates e-mail alerts.

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