Le GAFI met à  jour sa méthodologie

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Le Groupe d’Action Financière (GAFI) a mis a jour sa méthodologie d’évaluation du niveau de conformité à  ses recommandations pour lutter contre le blanchiment d’argent et le financement du terrorisme. Cette nouvelle version prend en compte les 40 recommandations de base (octobre 2004) et les 9 recommandations spéciales supplémentaires, objet de la présente mise à  jour.

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front page GAFIThis document consists of three sections. Following this introduction, the first section consists of an overview of the assessment methodology, its background, how it will be used in evaluations/assessments, and a description of what is necessary for an effective anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism (“AML/CFT”) system. The second section contains guidance and interpretation concerning the Methodology, including on the essential criteria, the additional elements and on compliance. The third section sets out the essential criteria and the additional elements for each of the FATF Recommendations. Finally, there is annex to the Methodology that sets out definitions or meanings for many of the words or phrases that are used in the document.

The Anti-Money Laundering/Combating Terrorist Financing (AML/CFT) Methodology 2004, including the assessment criteria, is designed to guide the assessment of a country's compliance with the international AML/CFT standards as contained in the FATF Forty Recommendations 2003 (updated as of October 2004) and the FATF Nine Special Recommendations on Terrorist Financing 2001 (updated as of February 2008) (referred to jointly as the FATF Recommendations).

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