FATF report to G20 Leaders' Summit

FATF Report to the G20 Leaders' Summit

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Paris, 3 December 2018 - The FATF published its report to the G20 Leaders' Summit Buenos Aires, Argentina on 30 November - 1 December 2018.  The report sets out FATF’s ongoing work to fight money laundering and terrorist financing in the following areas:

  • Strengthening the institutional basis, governance and capacity of FATF
  • FATF's work programme on virtual assets
  • Countering the financing of terrorism
  • Countering the financing of proliferation of weapons of mass destruction
  • Improving transparency and availability of beneficial ownership information
  • Improving the effectiveness of the criminal justice system: FATF engagement with judges and prosecutors
  • Financial technologies, regulatory technologies : digital identity
  • De-risking

G20 support for the work of the FATF is echoed in the G20 Leaders' Declaration. G20 members committed to 'regulate crypto-assets for anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism in line with FATF standards' and to 'step up our efforts in fighting terrorist and proliferation financing, and money laundering'.  

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