Fourth (4th) Money Laundering Directive EU/2015/849 published on June 5, 2015 addresses AML/CFT requirements for Non-Financial institutions and companies and defines which Non-Financial institutions and companies are AML/CFT Obliged Entities and therefore should implement an AML Compliance Program.
The Fourth (4th) Money Laundering Directive EU/2015/849 published on June 5, 2015 continues to apply a risk-based approach to AML/CFT and enhances the required compliance measurements. Fourth (4th) Money Laundering Directive focuses on the areas that are most open to money laundering and define procedures and actions to identify, assess, understand, mitigate and manage them effectively.
Obliged entities under the 4th Money Laundering Directive (EU/2015/849) are companies, institutions, organizations and legal entities that need to develop and put in place policies, controls and procedures to monitor and enhance measures and actions taken for AML/CFT activities.
The Directive (EU) 2015/849 of the European Parliament and of the Council of May 20, 2015 on the prevention of the use of the financial system for the purposes of money laundering or terrorist financing, repealing Directive 2005/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council and Commission Directive 2006/70/EC, has been published on June 5, 2015.