IRELAND: CONSULTATION PAPER ON AML/CFT GUIDELINES FOR THE FINANCIAL SECTOR

An article from law firm Arthur Cox on 16th January said that, on 21st December, the Irish Central bank published a consultation paper containing draft guidelines that set out the expectations of the Central Bank in respect of firms’ compliance with their AML/CFT obligations following the enactment of the Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) (Amendment) Act 2018, which implements elements of the EU 4th AML Directive in Irish law.  The closing date for responses is 5th April.

https://www.centralbank.ie/docs/default-source/publications/consultation-papers/cp128/cp128—anti-money-laundering-and-countering-the-financing-of-terrorism-guidelines-for-the-financial-sector.pdf?sfvrsn=2