Guidelines on the role of AML/CFT compliance officers

  • Status: Final and translated into the EU official languages

These Guidelines specify the role, tasks and responsibilities of anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) compliance officers and the management body and how they interact, including at group level. Once adopted, these Guidelines will apply to all financial sector operators that are within the scope of the AML Directive.

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Final report on Guidelines on the role, tasks and responsibilities AML/CFT compliance officers

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Guidelines on the role and responsibilities of the AML/CFT compliance officer

(657 KB - PDF) Last update 20 September 2022

EBA GL 2022 05 - GLs on policies and procedures in relation to compliance management and the role and responsibilities of the AM.xlsx

(55.57 KB - Excel Spreadsheet) Last update 25 July 2023

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