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Mauritius is back on the FATF's safelist, and now we are waiting on the EU decision


Mauritius has been officially removed from the FATF grey list (list of jurisdictions under increased monitoring) from 21 October 2021, following the plenary sessions of the FATF held from 19 to 21 October 2021. The FATF commended the efforts made by Mauritius in significantly addressing the strategic AML/CFT deficiencies.

The Mauritian jurisdiction's updated listing further strengthens Mauritius's capacity and integrity as an international financial centre.

Mauritius hopes it will be removed from the EU backlist within x6 week after its removal from the FATF Grey Lists.

The Prime minister of Mauritius, Hon. Pravind Jugnauth expressed his pride in Mauritius leaving the Greylist before the deadline and stated that

  • "Over the past eighteen months we have demonstrated the highest level of engagement to FATF by ensuring that all the FATF recommendations were implemented at the soonest"

Would you please read the official communiqué HERE?