Financial Blacklists is a resource to assist the global financial community in meeting legal requirements for compliance with:
- anti-money laundering legislation
- know your customer obligations based on law and/or financial industry best practices
- enhanced due diligence requirements for politically exposed individuals and their related entities
- national and international sanctions
- anti-terrorist financing provisions.
Financial Blacklists is focusing on bringing up-to-date information on persons, entities and countries which pose a compliance challenge for a financial organization. We do not provide advice on local law and compliance standards for specific jurisdictions.
Not all the persons in the Financial Blacklists databases are subject to sanctions or law enforcement advisories. The information we collect and make available also includes warnings, advisories and blacklists publicized by non-governmental organizations or appearing in the media. The user of this website is encouraged to form his/her own view if these non-official warnings present a compliance issue for a specific individual or corporation, or they may be safely ignored. We encourage to take special care in using media reports as they could contain information verified well below law enforcement or other official standards.
Financial Blacklists provides search tools to single out politically exposed individuals (PEPs), entities / people associated or reported to be associated with PEPs, organizations controlled or holding / managing the assets of such individuals. Being a PEP does not imply any illegality; this is simply a trigger for enhanced due diligence.