Norway

Member since 1991

Since its mutual evaluation in 2014, Norway has worked to improve the effectiveness of its national framework to combat money laundering and terrorist financing.

Norway has made good progress in establishing the legal, regulatory and operational framework required by the FATF. Today, Norway remains partially compliant on 5 of the 40 Recommendations. On the remaining 35 Recommendations, the country is either Compliant or Largely compliant. Norway will continue to report back to FATF on its progress. 

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

28 Mar 2019

This follow report analyses Norway’s additional progress in addressing the technical compliance deficiencies identified in its 2014 Mutual Evaluation and the March 2018 Follow-Up report.

Technical Compliance

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

Norway Follow-Up Assessment - Dec 2019

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

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

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.

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.

Norway Mutual Evaluation - 2014

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

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

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