The following In-house Advisor practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
The following jurisdictions are covered in this report:
Australia; Denmark; France; Germany; Greece; Hong Kong; India; Italy; Japan; Nigeria; Singapore; South Korea; Switzerland; United Kingdom; USA
The set of questions relating to the topic of Anti-Money Laundering and answered by the guide for each jurisdiction covered include:
Identify your jurisdiction’s money laundering and anti-money laundering (AML) laws and regulations. Describe the main elements of these laws.
Describe any specific powers to identify proceeds of crime or to require an explanation as to the source of funds.
Which government entities enforce your jurisdiction’s money laundering laws?
Can both natural and legal persons be prosecuted for money laundering?
What constitutes money laundering?
Is there any limitation on the types of assets or transactions that can form the basis of a money laundering offence?
Generally, what const
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