Financial Action Task Force (FATF)

What is Financial Action Task Force (FATF)?

Financial Action Task Force (FATF) meaning

established – by G-7 Summit in Paris in 1989


aim – to develop and promote policies to combat money laundering and terrorist financing


members – (36) Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, EC, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Gulf Cooperation Council, Hong Kong, Iceland, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands (Aruba, Curacao, Sint Maarten), NZ, Norway, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, UK, US



reference: The World Factbook 2017. Washington, DC: Central Intelligence Agency, 2017.