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Effectiveness

Ratings that reflect the extent to which a country's measures are effective. The assessment is conducted on the basis of 11 immediate outcomes, which represent key goals that an effective AML/CFT system should achieve.

Benin Follow-Up Report 2023

IO1
LE
IO2
LE
IO3
LE
IO4
LE
IO5
LE
IO6
LE
IO7
LE
IO8
LE
IO9
LE
IO10
LE
IO11
LE

Technical Compliance

definition

Ratings which reflect the extent to which a country has implemented the technical requirements of the FATF Recommendations.

C = compliant   |   LC = largely compliant     |   PC = partially compliant   |   NC = non-compliant

Benin Follow-Up Report 2023

R.1 - Assessing risk & applying risk-based approach
LC
R.2 - National cooperation and coordination
LC
R.3 - Money laundering offence
LC
R.4 - Confiscation and provisional measures
PC
R.5 - Terrorist financing offence
PC
R.6 - Targeted financial sanctions related to terrorism & terrorist financing
LC
R.7 - Targeted financial sanctions related to proliferation
LC
R.8 - Non-profit organisations
NC
R.9 - Financial institution secrecy laws
C
R.10 - Customer due diligence
PC
R.11 - Record keeping
LC
R.12 - Politically exposed persons
PC
R.13 - Correspondent banking
LC
R.14 - Money or value transfer services
PC
R.15 - New technologies
NC
R.16 - Wire transfers
PC
R.17 - Reliance on third parties
LC
R.18 - Internal controls and foreign branches and subsidiaries
LC
R.19 - Higher-risk countries
NC
R.20 - Reporting of suspicious transactions
PC
R.21 - Tipping-off and confidentiality
C
R.22 - DNFBPs: Customer due diligence
PC
R.23 - DNFBPs: Other measures
PC
R.24 - Transparency and beneficial ownership of legal persons
NC
R.25 - Transparency and beneficial ownership of legal arrangements
NC
R.26 - Regulation and supervision of financial institutions
PC
R.27 - Powers of supervisors
C
R.28 - Regulation and supervision of DNFBPs
NC
R.29 - Financial intelligence units
C
R.30 - Responsibilities of law enforcement and investigative authorities
C
R.31 - Powers of law enforcement and investigative authorities
C
R.32 - Cash couriers
PC
R.33 - Statistics
LC
R.34 - Guidance and feedback
PC
R.35- Sanctions
LC
R.36 - International instruments
LC
R.37 - Mutual legal assistance
C
R.38 - Mutual legal assistance: freezing and confiscation
LC
R.39 - Extradition
LC
R.40 - Other forms of international cooperation
LC