Prevent money laundering – Take the correct action!

When we prevent money laundering and terrorist financing, we are also fighting other forms of crime.

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Money laundering refers to the process of making property obtained through criminal activity seem legitimate.

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Preventive measures

Prevention work is undertaken by innumerable public authorities, and also by organisations with a reporting requirement under the anti-money laundering legislation. Finland is engaged in close international cooperation in these matters.

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What, how, why...?

We have compiled a list of questions and answers concerning the prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing.

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24.10.2023 11.02

Financial Action Task Force
Finland improves prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing – enhanced follow-up process to end

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is ending Finland’s enhanced follow-up process. Finland will continue to improve prevention efforts by enhancing exchange of information.

4.9.2023 15.34

IMF published a report on anti-money laundering in Nordic and Baltic countries – supervision could be enhanced by increasing cross-border information exchange

At the request of the Nordic and Baltic countries, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has analysed threats and vulnerabilities stemming from money laundering and terrorist financing in their region.

19.4.2023 15.53

FIN-FSA published AML supervision strategy - effectiveness of sanctions monitoring to be improved by legislative reform

The Financial Supervisory Authority (FIN-FSA) has published a supervision strategy for anti-money laundering. The objective of the strategy is to reduce the risk of money laundering, terrorist financing and breaches of financial sanctions in the operation of supervised entities. In March, the Parliament adopted a partial reform of the Anti-Money Laundering Act, which provides the FIN-FSA with the authority to supervise compliance with sanctions in the financial sector more effectively than before.

28.2.2023 14.27

The National Police Board has published instructions on preventing money laundering for the agents of Veikkaus Oy

National Police Board’s Gambling Administration has published on its website instructions for preventing money laundering and terrorist financing for Veikkaus Oy's agents who supply its games.