The Forty Recommendations (see and Nine Special Recommendations (together with their associated interpretative notes and best practices papers) issued by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), provide the basic framework for combating money laundering activities and the financing of terrorism. FATF Recommendations 4-6, 8-11, 13-15, 17 and 21-23 as well as Special Recommendations IV, V, VII and the AML/CFT Methodology are specifically relevant to the financial institutions.

October 2010