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Further information on the Money Laundering Regulations 2007

1. MLRegs link
2. JMLSG link
3. supervision (AMLSF)
4. FSA approach
5. (new) e-money approach doc

Please see the Money Laundering Regulations 2007 and our Approach Document for more detail on the precise scope of our supervisory responsibilities.

Money Laundering Regulations 2007

The FSA’s new role under the Money Laundering Regulations 2007: Our Approach [PDF]

Joint Money Laundering Steering Group website

  • It may not be clear to some businesses who their supervisor will be. We have designed a flow chart to help businesses determine which, if any, supervisory authority they will need to contact. This document is a more up-to-date version of the chart contained in our approach document. The Third EU Money Laundering Directive will also be of interest.

Third EU Money Laundering Directive

The FSA applies a "risk-based" approach to supervising firms under the Money Laundering Regulations. To find out more, please read this document that has been jointly prepared by the members of the Anti-Money Laundering Supervisors' Forum. This forum was created by HM Treasury in 2007, and brings together all the bodies in the UK with supervisory responsibilities under the Money Laundering Regulations 2007, including the FSA.