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Mauritius Removed from the EU Blacklist – 23 remain on the naughty step


The European Parliament and the European Council have, on 7th January 2022, decided to the delisting the below countries from the EU Blacklist:

  1. The Bahamas;
  2. Botswana;
  3. Ghana;
  4. Iraq; and
  5. Mauritius.

Development and click HERE to read the European Commission Delegated Regulation  -

Concerning Mauritius

The EU has added on the same date the following countries into the European Union (EU) list of high-risk third countries, commonly known as the EU Blacklist:

  1. Burkina Faso;
  2. Cayman Islands;
  3. Haiti;
  4. Jordan;
  5. Mali;
  6. Morocco;
  7. The Philippines;
  8. Senegal; and
  9. South Sudan.

The above decisions have been taken following the listing and the delisting of the aforementioned countries by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) in its list of jurisdictions under increased monitoring, also known as the FATF grey list, during the Plenaries which were held in February, June and October 2021.

The EU Blacklist now comprises 23 countries.

Development and click HERE to read the European Commission Delegated Regulation  -


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