Financial Action Task Force – FATF – Members

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is an inter-governmental body established in 1989 by the Ministers of its Member jurisdictions.  The objectives of the FATF are to set standards and promote effective implementation of legal, regulatory and operational measures for combating money laundering, terrorist financing and other related threats to the integrity of the international financial system.  The FATF is therefore a “policy-making body” which works to generate the necessary political will to bring about national legislative and regulatory reforms in these areas.

FATF Members and Observers

 

The 36 Members of the FATF

 

The FATF currently comprises 34 member jurisdictions and 2 regional organisations, representing most major financial centres in all parts of the globe.

Argentina

Australia

Austria

Belgium

Brazil

Canada

China

Denmark

European Commission

Finland

France

Germany

Greece

Gulf Co-operation Council

Hong Kong, China

Iceland

India

Ireland

Italy

Japan

Republic of Korea 

Luxembourg

Mexico

Netherlands, Kingdom of

New Zealand

Norway

Portugal

Russian Federation

Singapore

South Africa

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

Turkey

United Kingdom

United States 

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is an independent inter-governmental body that develops and promotes policies to protect the global financial system against money laundering, terrorist financing and the financing of proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. The FATF Recommendations are recognised as the global anti-money laundering (AML) and counter-terrorist financing (CFT) standard.

For more details see: www.fatf-gafi.org