Inclusive Financial Integrity: A Toolkit for Policymakers
Given the importance of both financial inclusion and Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML-CFT) to a country’s sustainable development, there are opportunities to support the implementation of both processes in a mutually reinforcing manner.
Complying with global AML-CFT standards brings many benefits but should not come at the expense of enabling the participation of low-income and vulnerable communities in the formal financial system. This toolkit provides practical guidance on aligning financial inclusion and AML-CFT outcomes with respect to the formulation and implementation of related policy and regulation. It has been developed with reference to FATF Recommendations as well as risk-based approach guidance relating thereto. This toolkit was developed by the AFI Global Standards and Proportionality Working Group (GSPWG) in partnership with the Centre for Financial Regulation and Inclusion (Cenfri). Download this report or read it in full screen.
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