The FATF Recommendations are 'a comprehensive and consistent framework of measures' - an international set of standards - which jurisdictions are recommended to implement and adopt as part of their efforts of anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism.
This document has been updated since its original publication in 2012 as a series of subsequent amendments and included in this edition, updated as of October 2018.
'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 information about the FATF, please visit the website: www.fatf-gafi.org/