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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance


Hong Kong Eyes International Best Practices with 2018 Amendment to AML Ordinance

1 March 2018

Amendments to Hong Kong's Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing (Financial Institutions) Ordinance (Cap 615) (AMLO) and the Companies Ordinance (Cap 622) will come into effect on 1 March 2018 to bring Hong Kong's anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing (AML/CTF) regime closer to international standards promulgated by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an international AML standard setting body.

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