In accordance with the regulations, additional vigilance measures must be implemented when the customer is domiciled, registered or established in a State or territory among those whose legislation or practices impede the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing.
The list of targeted States is defined by both the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and the European Commission (pursuant to Article 9 of EU Directive 2015/849 of 20 May 2015 on the prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering or terrorist financing).
This list is updated regularly.
The list of affected States is as follows (last updated: 11 March 2021):
|1. Afghanistan,||11. Cayman Islands,||21. Pakistan,|
|2. Albania,||12. Mauritius,||22. Panama,|
|3. The Bahamas,||13. Iran,||23. Senegal,|
|4. Barbados,||14. Iraq,||24. Syria,|
|5. Botswana,||15. Jamaica,||25. Trinidad and Tobago,|
|6. Burkina Faso,||16. Morocco,||26. Vanuatu,|
|7. Cambodia,||17. Mongolia,||27. Yemen,|
|8. North Korea,||18. Myanmar,||28. Zimbabwe.|
|9. Ghana,||19. Nicaragua,|
|10. Guam,||20. Uganda,|
The additional measures to be implemented are defined in the Helvetia procedure for combating money laundering and terrorist financing.
Further information on this subject can be obtained by consulting the official websites of the competent authorities.
The information provided on this webpage are for information purposes only. They do not claim to be exhaustive. This information is subject to change at any time without notice.
They are not a substitute for information available on the official websites of the relevant authorities.
Helvetia France and its group companies are not liable for any errors, omissions or delays in updating.