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Oct 29 2018 onwards

AML 8.1.2

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(1) When assessing under AML Rule 8.1.1(3)(c) or (4) if requirements, supervision or regulation in another jurisdiction meet FATFG standards, a Relevant PersonG must take into account factors including, among other things:
(a) mutual evaluations, assessment reports or follow-up reports published by FATFG , the IMFG , the World Bank, the OECDG or other International Organisations;
(b) membership of FATFG or other international or regional groups such as the MENAFATFG or the Gulf Co-operation Council;
(c) contextual factors such as political stability or the level of corruption in the jurisdiction;
(d) evidence of recent criticism of the jurisdiction, including in:
(i) FATFG advisory notices;
(ii) public assessments of the jurisdiction's AMLG regime by organisations referred to in (a); or
(iii) reports by other relevant non-government organisations or specialist commercial organisations; and
(e) whether adequate arrangements exist for co-operation between the AML regulator in that jurisdiction and the DFSAG .

(2) A Relevant PersonG making an assessment under (1) must rely only on sources of information that are reliable and up-to-date.

(3) A Relevant PersonG must keep adequate records of how it made its assessment, including the sources and materials considered.

Derived from DFSA RM231/2018 (Made 6th June 2018) [VER15/07-18]