Croatia's progress in strengthening measures to tackle money laundering and terrorist financing

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Croatia improved its measures to combat money laundering and terrorist financing, according to this follow-up which focuses on the country's progress in compliance with a number of FATF Recommendations.

As a result of this progress, Croatia has been re-rated : 

  • Recommendations 10, 17, 22, 23, 32 and 40 from Partially Compliant to Largely Compliant.
  • Recommendation 13 from Partially Compliant to Compliant.
  • Recommendations 1, 2, 15 and 24 remain rated Partly Compliant.

Overall, Croatia has made progress in addressing the technical compliance shortcomings identified in its Mutual Evaluation Report. Out of the 40 Recommendations, Croatia currently has:

  • 5 Recommendations rated Compliant
  • 23 Recommendations rated Largely Compliant
  • 12 Recommendations rated Partially Compliant

MONEYVAL - Follow-up report Croatia 2023

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Earlier Reports

  • 4 Feb 2022

    Croatia's measures to combat money laundering and terrorist financing This report provides a summary of the Anti-Money Laundering/Countering Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) measures in place in Croatia as at the date of the on-site visit from 10 to 21 May 2021. It analyses the level of compliance with the FATF 40 Recommendations and the level of effectiveness of Croatia's AML/CFT system and provides recommendations on how the system could be strengthened
  • 10 Apr 2008

    Mutual Evaluation of Croatia Croatia is a member of MONEYVAL, the assessment of the implementation of anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing (AML/CFT measures in Croatia was conducted by MONEYVAL.

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