The Bermuda Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorist Financing legislation, including related statutes, statutory instruments, rules and statutory appointments, incorporating all amendments to date.
The most recent legislative updates include:
- amendments made by the Proceeds of Crime Amendment Act 2022 to the Proceeds of Crime Act 1997 and the Proceeds of Crime (Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorist Financing) Regulations 2008, operative 27 February 2022.
The previous update included:
- the repeal and replacement of the Fourth Schedule Fees to the Bermuda Monetary Authority Act 1969 for the Proceeds of Crime (Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorist Financing Supervision and Enforcement) Act 2008 made by section 5 of the Bermuda Monetary Authority Amendment (No. 2) Act 2021, operative 1 January 2022
Other recent amendments include:
- minor consequential amendments made by the Gaming (Transfer of Functions) Act 2021 to the Anti-Terrorism (Financial and Other Measures) Act 2004, the Financial intelligence Agency Act 2007. the Proceeds of Crime Act 1997, the Proceeds of Crime (Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorist Financing Supervision and Enforcement) Act 2008, and the Proceeds of Crime (Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorist Financing) Regulations 2008, operative 1 August 2021
Guidance notes on the Prevention of Money Laundering and Combating Terrorist Financing are available from www.bma.bm.
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Revised: February 2022