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Anti-money laundering

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External updates

Subject

Issue Date

List of persons and entities published pursuant to section 33 of the United Nations Sanctions (Central Africa Republic) Regulation 2020 (Cap. 537CM) (EnglishChinese)

  • related UNSC press release - SC/14272 on 5 August 2020
07/08/2020

Gazetted list of terrorists and terrorist associates designated by the United Nations Security Council, published pursuant to the United Nations (Anti-Terrorism Measures) Ordinance (Cap. 575)  (EnglishChinese)

  • Past government notices under Cap. 575 and related UNSC press releases can be found on the Security Bureau website (English/ Chinese)
17/07/2020

List of persons and entities published pursuant to section 25 of the United Nations Sanctions (ISIL and Al-Qaida) Regulation (Cap. 537CB)  (EnglishChinese)

  • related UNSC press release - SC/14256 on 16 July 2020
17/07/2020

Financial Action Task Force (FATF) statements regarding high-risk jurisdictions

30/06/2020

List of persons and entities published pursuant to section 33 of the United Nations Sanctions (Central Africa Republic) Regulation 2020 (Cap. 537CM) (EnglishChinese)  15/05/2020 
Gazettal of the United Nations Sanctions (Yemen) Regulation 2019 (Amendment) Regulation 2020 (EnglishChinese)  15/05/2020 
Gazettal of the United Nations Sanctions (Libya) Regulation 2019 (Amendment) Regulation 2020 (EnglishChinese) 15/05/2020
Gazettal of the United Nations Sanctions (Central African Republic) Regulation 2020 (EnglishChinese)
15/05/2020 

List of individuals and entities published under section 31 of the United Nations Sanctions (Democratic People's Republic of Korea) Regulation (Cap. 537AE) (EnglishChinese) 

12/05/2020

Updated sanctions list published pursuant to United Nations Security Council Resolutions 2127 concerning the Central African Republic by UNSC

  • related UNSC press release - SC/14179 on 5 May 2020
06/05/2020

Gazettal of the United Nations Sanctions (Somalia) Regulation 2019 (Amendment) Regulation 2020  (English/ Chinese)

20/03/2020

Financial Action Task Force (FATF) statements regarding high-risk jurisdictions

26/02/2020

List of persons and entities published pursuant to section 43 of the United Nations Sanctions (Libya) Regulation 2019 (Cap.537CF)  (EnglishChinese)

  • related UNSC press release - SC/14124 on 25 February 2020
26/02/2020

Lists of individuals and entities under the United Nations Sanctions (Democratic Republic of the Congo) Regulation 2019  (EnglishChinese)

  • related UNSC press release - SC/14123 on 25 February 2020
26/02/2020
Lists of individuals and entities under the United Nations Sanctions (Mali) Regulation 2019  (English/ Chinese) 16/01/2020

Gazettal of the United Nations Sanctions (Democratic Republic of the Congo) Regulation 2019  (EnglishChinese)

25/10/2019

Gazettal of the United Nations Sanctions (South Sudan) Regulation 2019  (EnglishChinese)

25/10/2019

Lists of individuals and entities under the United Nations Sanctions (South Sudan) Regulation 2019  (EnglishChinese)

25/10/2019

Financial Action Task Force (FATF) statements regarding high-risk jurisdictions

18/10/2019

Lists of individuals and entities subject to targeted arms-related sanctions and financial sanctions under the United Nations Sanctions (Yemen) Regulation 2019

a) Targeted arms-related sanctions  (EnglishChinese)

b) Targeted financial sanctions  (English/ Chinese)

12/07/2019

Gazettal of the United Nations Sanctions (Yemen) Regulation 2019  (EnglishChinese)

12/07/2019

Gazettal of the United Nations Sanctions (Yemen) Regulation 2015 (Repeal) Regulation  (EnglishChinese)

12/07/2019

Financial Action Task Force (FATF) statements regarding high-risk jurisdictions

21/06/2019

List of individuals and entities published under section 32 of the United Nations Sanctions (South Sudan) Regulation 2018 (Cap. 537CC)  (EnglishChinese)

26/06/2019 

List of persons and entities published pursuant to section 43 of the United Nations Sanctions (Libya) Regulation 2019 (Cap.537CF)  (EnglishChinese)

29/03/2019

List of persons and entities published pursuant to section 29 of the United Nations Sanctions (Somalia) Regulation 2019 (Cap.537CG)  (EnglishChinese)

29/03/2019

Gazettal of the United Nations Sanctions (Libya) Regulation 2019  (EnglishChinese)

29/03/2019

Gazettal of the United Nations Sanctions (Libya) Regulation 2011 (Repeal) Regulation  (EnglishChinese)

29/03/2019

Gazettal of the United Nations Sanctions (Somalia) Regulation 2019  (English/ Chinese)

29/03/2019

Gazettal of the United Nations Sanctions (Somalia) Regulation (Repeal) Regulation  (EnglishChinese)

29/03/2019

Gazettal of the United Nations Sanctions (Eritrea) Regulation (Repeal) Regulation  (EnglishChinese)

29/03/2019

Financial Action Task Force (FATF) statements regarding high-risk jurisdictions

25/02/2019

Gazettal of the United Nations Sanctions (Democratic Republic of the Congo) Regulation 2018  (EnglishChinese) 

21/12/2018

Gazettal of the United Nations Sanctions (Mali) Regulation 2018  (EnglishChinese)

21/12/2018

Gazetted list published pursuant to the United Nations Sanctions (Libya) Regulation 2011 (Cap. 537 AW)  (EnglishChinese)

23/11/2018

Gazetted list published pursuant to the United Nations Sanctions (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action—Iran) Regulation (Cap. 537 sub.leg. BV)  (EnglishChinese- relating to financing of proliferation (of weapons of mass destruction)

2/12/2016

For the scope of specific sanctions, see the relevant regulations (subsidiary legislation) under the United Nations Sanctions Ordinance (Cap. 537)

For other current lists, see: Commerce and Economic Development Bureau (CEDB) - United Nations Sanctions

 

 

AML guidance, support and Institute updates

Subject

Issue Date

Best Practices on Beneficial Ownership for Legal Persons
24/10/2019

Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Guidance for a Risk-based Approach for:

26/06/2019

Financial Reporting and Auditing Alert (Issue No. 26) - Monitoring of AML compliance

16/10/2018

Anti-money laundering procedures manual for accountants

  • The Manual is now available for purchase in person at the Institute’s Member Services Counter on 27th Floor, Wu Chung House, 213 Queen’s Road East, Wanchai, Hong Kong.

30/06/2018

Hong Kong Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Risk Assessment Report 30/04/2018

Guidelines on Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing for Professional Accountants

(These guidelines form part of the code of ethics)

28/02/2018

 

Other Useful Links

 

Members may also refer to the following websites for statements/circulars on anti-money laundering matters: 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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