Belgium's measures to combat money laundering and terrorist financing

Mutual Evaluation Report Belgium - 2015

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The FATF has completed its assessment of Belgium's anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing (AML/CFT) system. The assessment of Belgium is a comprehensive review of the effectiveness of its measures to combat money laundering and terrorist financing. 

The mutual evaluation report of Belgium sets out how well Belgium has implemented the  technical requirements of the FATF Recommendations and how effective its AML/CFT system is.  The report presents the key findings of the assessment team and the priority actions for Belgium to improve its AML/CFT system. 

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Full report including executive summary and ratings tables  
Executive summary

Effectiveness and technical compliance: 
2. National AML/CFT Policies and Co-ordination
3. Legal Systems and Operational Issues
4. Terrorist Financing and Financing of Proliferation
5. Preventive Measures
6. Supervision  
7. Legal Persons and Arrangements  ‌
8. International Co-operation

Key findings, ratings and priority actions:

More information: 

Press release: 'Belgium’s regime for combatting money laundering and terrorist financing is well established; however, certain elements are not yet fully in line with the 2012 FATF Recommendations'


FATF Recommendations

FATF Methodology for assessing technical compliance with the FATF Recommendations and the Effectiveness of AML/CFT systems

Earlier reports on Belgium's measures to combat money laundering and terrorist financing