Afghanistan

  • 21 Oct 2021

    FATF Public Statement on the Situation in Afghanistan In light of recent events in Afghanistan, the FATF, as the global standard setting body for anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing, expresses its concern about the current and evolving money laundering and terrorist financing risk environment in the country.
  • 21 Oct 2021

    FATF Public Statement on the Financing of ISIL, Al Qaeda and Affiliates The FATF continues its strategic focus on countering terrorist financing and continues to gather and share information on the financing of ISIL, Al-Qaeda and their affiliates.
  • 23 Jun 2017

    Improving Global AML/CFT Compliance: On-going Process - 23 June 2017 The FATF updated its statements identifying jurisdictions which have strategic AML/CFT deficiencies for which they have developed an action plan with the FATF. Afghanistan and Lao PDR are no longer subject to the FATF's On-Going Global AML/CFT Compliance Process.
  • 24 Feb 2017

    Improving Global AML/CFT Compliance: On-going Process - 24 February 2017 The FATF updated its statements identifying jurisdictions which have strategic AML/CFT deficiencies for which they have developed an action plan with the FATF.
  • 21 Oct 2016

    Improving Global AML/CFT Compliance: on-going process - 21 October 2016 The FATF recognised that Guyana had made significant progress in improving its regime to combat money laundering and terrorist financing and will therefore no longer be subject to the FATF’s monitoring process. The FATF identified jurisdictions which have strategic AML/CFT deficiencies for which they have developed an action plan with the FATF.
  • 24 Jun 2016

    Improving Global AML/CFT Compliance: on-going process – 24 June 2016 The FATF recognised that Myanmar and Papua New Guinea have made significant progress in improving their regimes to combat money laundering and terrorist financing and will therefore no longer be subject to the FATF’s monitoring process.The FATF identified jurisdictions which have strategic AML/CFT deficiencies for which they have developed an action plan with the FATF.
  • 19 Feb 2016

    Improving Global AML/CFT Compliance: on-going process – 19 February 2016 The FATF recognised that Algeria, Angola and Panama have made significant progress in improving their regimes to combat money laundering and terrorist financing and will therefore no longer be subject to the FATF’s monitoring process.The FATF identified jurisdictions which have strategic AML/CFT deficiencies for which they have developed an action plan with the FATF.
  • 23 Oct 2015

    Improving Global AML/CFT Compliance: on-going process – 23 October 2015 The FATF identified jurisdictions which have strategic AML/CFT deficiencies for which they have developed an action plan with the FATF. The FATF recognised that Indonesia has made significant progress in improving their AML/CFT regime and will therefore no longer be subject to the FATF’s monitoring process.
  • 26 Jun 2015

    Improving Global AML/CFT Compliance: on-going process – 26 June 2015 The FATF identified jurisdictions which have strategic AML/CFT deficiencies for which they have developed an action plan with the FATF. The FATF recognised that Indonesia has made significant progress in improving their AML/CFT regime and will therefore no longer be subject to the FATF’s monitoring process.
  • 27 Feb 2015

    Improving Global AML/CFT Compliance: on-going process – 27 February 2015 The FATF identified jurisdictions which have strategic AML/CFT deficiencies for which they have developed an action plan with the FATF. The FATF recognised that Albania, Cambodia, Kuwait, Namibia, Nicaragua, Pakistan and Zimbabwe have made significant progress in improving their AML/CFT regime and will therefore no longer be subject to the FATF’s monitoring process.
  • 24 Oct 2014

    Improving Global AML/CFT Compliance: on-going process – 24 October 2014 The FATF identified jurisdictions which have strategic weaknesses in their anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing (AML/CTF) framework. These countries have developed an action plan with the FATF to address these AML/CTF weaknesses. FATF congratulates Argentina, Cuba, Ethiopia, Tajikistan and Turkey for the strategic progress made in addressing the AML/CFT deficiencies earlier identified by the FATF.
  • 27 Jun 2014

    Improving Global AML/CFT Compliance: on-going process - 27 June 2014 The FATF identified jurisdictions which have strategic weaknesses in their anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing (AML/CTF) framework. These countries have developed an action plan with the FATF to address these AML/CTF weaknesses. The FATF recognised that Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Nepal and Tanzania made significant progress in improving their AML/CTF regime and will therefore no longer be subject to the FATF’s monitoring process.
  • 14 Feb 2014

    Improving Global AML/CFT Compliance: on-going process - 14 February 2014 The FATF identified jurisdictions which have strategic AML/CFT deficiencies for which they have developed an action plan with the FATF. The FATF recognised that Antigua and Barbuda, Bangladesh and Vietnam have made significant progress in improving their AML/CFT regime and will therefore no longer be subject to the FATF’s monitoring process.
  • 18 Oct 2013

    Improving Global AML/CFT Compliance: On-going Process, 18 October 2013 As part of its ongoing review of compliance with the AML/CFT standards, the FATF has identified jurisdictions which have strategic AML/CFT deficiencies for which they have developed an action plan with the FATF.
  • 21 Jun 2013

    Improving Global AML/CFT Compliance: On-going process - 21 June 2013 As part of its ongoing review of compliance with the AML/CFT standards, the FATF has identified jurisdictions which have strategic AML/CFT deficiencies for which they have developed an action plan with the FATF.
  • 22 Feb 2013

    Improving Global AML/CFT Compliance: On-going process - 22 February 2013 As part of its ongoing review of compliance with the AML/CFT standards, the FATF has identified jurisdictions which have strategic AML/CFT deficiencies for which they have developed an action plan with the FATF.
  • 19 Oct 2012

    Improving Global AML/CFT Compliance: on-going process - 19 October 2012 As part of its ongoing review of compliance with the AML/CFT standards, the FATF has identified jurisdictions which have strategic AML/CFT deficiencies for which they have developed an action plan with the FATF.
  • 25 Jun 2012

    Improving Global AML/CFT Compliance: on-going process - 22 June 2012 As part of its ongoing review of compliance with the AML/CFT standards, the FATF has identified jurisdictions which have strategic AML/CFT deficiencies for which they have developed an action plan with the FATF.
  • 21 Jul 2011

    Organised Maritime Piracy and Related Kidnapping for Ransom In recent years, there has been a growing concern over organised piracy on the high seas and kidnapping for ransom. These activities present a number of a potential risks to the international financial system and challenges to the law enforcement and regulatory framework worldwide. The FATF has completed a study that provides an overview of this problem and analyses the related money flows to the extent that this is possible. In addition to informing the work of other international bodies dealing with this issue, the report, which will be published shortly, will also serve as a useful source of general information on the subject.
  • 15 Jul 2011

    Mutual Evaluation of Afghanistan Afghanistan is a member of the Asia/Pacific Group on Money Laundering and was evaluated by the IMF as part of the APG's 2nd Round of Mutual Evaluations in early 2011. The assessment report was adopted at the APG Annual Meeting in July 2011.
  • 25 Feb 2011

    Improving Global AML/CFT Compliance: on-going process - 25 February 2011 As part of its ongoing review of compliance with the AML/CFT standards, the FATF has identified jurisdictions which have strategic AML/CFT deficiencies for which they have developed an action plan with the FATF.

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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.

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.

Russian Federation Mutual Evaluation - 2019

IO1
SE
IO2
SE
IO3
ME
IO4
ME
IO5
SE
IO6
HE
IO7
ME
IO8
SE
IO9
HE
IO10
ME
IO11
ME

Russian Federation Mutual Evaluation - 2019

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

HE = high level of effectiveness   |   SE = substantial level of effectiveness    |   ME = moderate level of effectiveness   |   LE = low level of effectiveness