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    FATF Public Statement - 23 October 2015 The FATF has updated its public statement identifying jurisdictions with strategic deficiencies in anti-money laundering / countering the financing of terrorism measures. FATF calls on countries to apply counter-measures to Iran and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. FATF also calls its members to consider the risks emanating from Myanmar.
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    FATF Public Statement - 27 February 2015 The FATF has updated its public statement identifying jurisdictions with strategic deficiencies in anti-money laundering / countering the financing of terrorism measures. FATF calls on countries to apply counter-measures to Iran and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. FATF also calls its members to consider the risks emanating from Algeria, Ecuador and Myanmar.
  • 24 Oct 2014

    Public Statement - 24 October 2014 The FATF has updated its public statement identifying jurisdictions with strategic deficiencies in anti money-laundering / countering the financing of terrorism measures. FATF calls on countries to apply counter-measures to Iran and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. FATF also calls its members to consider the risks emanating from Algeria, Ecuador, Indonesia and Myanmar.
  • 27 Jun 2014

    FATF Public Statement - 27 June 2014 The FATF has updated its public statement issued in February 2014 which identifies jurisdictions with strategic anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT deficiencies.
  • 14 Feb 2014

    FATF Public Statement - 14 February 2014 The FATF has updated its public statement issued in October 2013 which identifies jurisdictions with strategic anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT deficiencies.
  • 18 Oct 2013

    FATF Public Statement, 18 October 2013 The FATF has updated its public statement issued in June 2013 which identifies jurisdictions with strategic anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT deficiencies.
  • 21 Jun 2013

    FATF Public Statement - 21 June 2013 The FATF has updated its public statement issued in February 2013 which identifies jurisdictions with strategic anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT deficiencies.
  • 19 Oct 2012

    FATF Public Statement - 19 October 2012 The FATF has updated its public statement issued in June 2012 which identifies jurisdictions with strategic anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT deficiencies.
  • 28 Oct 2011

    FATF Public Statement - 28 October 2011 The FATF has updated its public statement issued in June 2011 which identifies jurisdictions with strategic anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT deficiencies.
  • 24 Jun 2011

    FATF Public Statement - 24 June 2011 The FATF has updated its public statement issued in February 2011 which identifies jurisdictions with strategic anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT deficiencies.
  • 25 Feb 2011

    FATF Public Statement - 25 February 2011 The FATF has updated its public statement issued in October 2010 which identifies jurisdictions with strategic anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT deficiencies.
  • 22 Oct 2010

    FATF Public Statement - 22 October 2010 The FATF has updated its public statement issued in June 2010 which identifies jurisdictions with strategic anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT deficiencies.
  • 25 Jun 2010

    FATF Public Statement - 25 June 2010 To protect the international financial system from ML/FT risks and to encourage greater compliance with the AML/CFT standards, the FATF identified jurisdictions that have strategic deficiencies and, along with the FATF-style regional bodies FSRBs, works with them to address those deficiencies that pose a risk to the international financial system.
  • 18 Feb 2010

    FATF Public Statement - February 2010 To protect the international financial system from ML/FT risks and to encourage greater compliance with the AML/CFT standards, the FATF identified jurisdictions that have strategic deficiencies and, along with the FATF-style regional bodies FSRBs, works with them to address those deficiencies that pose a risk to the international financial system.
  • 16 Oct 2009

    FATF Statement concerning Iran, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Pakistan and São Tomé and Príncipe - October 2009 Issuing a statement reaffirming its call on members and others jurisdictions for effective counter-measures concerning the risks to the integrity of the international financial system emanating from Iran. The FATF remains concerned about the money laundering and terrorist financing risks emanating from Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Pakistan and São Tomé and Príncipe.
  • 26 Jun 2009

    FATF Statement concerning Iran, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Pakistan and São Tomé and Príncipe - 26 June 2009 Issuing a statement reaffirming its call for effective counter-measures concerning the risks to the integrity of the international financial system emanating from Iran. The FATF remains concerned about the money laundering and terrorist financing risks emanating from Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Pakistan and São Tomé and Príncipe.
  • 25 Feb 2009

    FATF Statement concerning Iran, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Pakistan and São Tomé and Príncipe - 26 February 2009 The anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT systems of Iran, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Pakistan and São Tome and Principe were the subject of a statement issued during the FATF XX Plenary, held in Paris.
  • 16 Oct 2008

    FATF Statement - 16 October 2008 During the FATF Plenary XX in Rio de Janeiro, the FATF issued a statement concerning Iran, Uzbekistan,Turkmenistan, Pakistan and São Tomé and Principe and the AML/CFT improvements in the northern part of Cyprus.
  • 20 Jun 2008

    FATF Statement - 20 June 2008 The FATF Plenary has reaffirmed its public statement of 28 February 2008 regarding the anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism risks posed by Uzbekistan, Iran, Pakistan, Turkmenistan and São Tomé and Principe, and the northern part of Cyprus.
  • 28 Feb 2008

    FATF Statement - 28 February 2008 The FATF is concerned about the lack of comprehensive AML/CFT systems in Uzbekistan, Iran, Pakistan, Turkmenistan, São Tomé and Príncipe and the northern part of Cyprus.

Mutual evaluations

Observer to: 

Ratings

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