Cayman Islands Issues AML/CTF Country Whitelist

The Cayman Anti-Money Laundering Unit has issued a "whitelist" of countries and territories judged to have equivalent anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism legislation, reports LowTax.

The release of the list follows the commencement of the Anti-Money Laundering Regulations 2017, which replace Schedule 3 of the now repealed Money Laundering Regulations (2015 Revision).

Persons conducting financial business from or within the Cayman Islands can rely on the whitelist of territories when undertaking simplified due diligence under the new Regulations.

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