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Money laundering

The ICAEW Library & Information Service provides a range of anti-money laundering information, services and resources which can be accessed through the links on this page.

Featured guide

Money Laundering Regulations 2017
ICAEW (2017)
Guidance from ICAEW's technical team on the new regulations and how practitioners should implement the 4th Anti Money Laundering Directive.

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Client screening
Free service for ICAEW members and ACA students. Check individuals and companies against global risk registers.

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Online articles

The Library provides access to leading business, finance and management journals. These journals are available to logged-in ICAEW members, ACA students and other entitled users subject to suppliers' terms of use.

Is Scotland a safe haven for fraud?

Recent months have seen an increasing prevalence of Scottish Limited Partnerships in fraudulent activity. Reportedly, 20 SLPs were involved in a Moldovan bank fraud with losses estimated at $1 billion. This article discusses the sudden popularity of SLPs and their potential role in money laundering operations.

Board oversight of the risk management function: Part 2

Key risk management considerations and principles relevant to boards of directors of mutual funds.

How to... avoid money laundering scams

Money laundering is a growing problem - experts tell Director magazine how businesses can avoid getting caught out by four common scams.

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Guidance and support


Member helpline
Free advice for ICAEW members on general and specific AML issues, which can be discussed anonymously.

Money Laundering Regulations 2017
Overview of the new regulations.

Client screening
Free service for ICAEW members. Check individuals and companies against global risk registers.

Further advice
Collection of ICAEW helpsheets, webinars and other resources on money laundering.

Consultative Committee of Accountancy Bodies (CCAB)

AML guidance for the accountancy sector
Revised guidance published March 2018.

Accountants and Counter-Terrorist Financing
Brief introduction to terrorist financing and AML countermeasures. Published June 2015.

Articles and Books in the Library collection

Selected material

Money laundering officer's practical handbook
Annual publication from Money Laundering Resource. Includes forms, checklists and step-by-step guides to compliance.

Money Laundering Bulletin
The Library subscribes to the Money Laundering Bulletin published by Informa. We hold a complete run from December 2005 onwards.

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