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Acronyms

  • ACC Australian Crime Commission
  • AFP Australian Federal Police
  • AIC Australian Institute of Criminology
  • AML anti-money laundering
  • AML/CTF anti-money laundering/counter-terrorism financing
  • AML/CTF Act Anti-money Laundering and Counter-terrorism Financing Act 2006 (Cth)
  • APG Asia-Pacific Group on Money Laundering
  • ARS alternative remittance systems/service(s)
  • AUSTRAC Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre
  • BMPE Black Market Peso Exchange
  • BOP balance of payment
  • BSA Bank Secrecy Act
  • BSP Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
  • CDD customer due diligence
  • CEO chief executive officer
  • CIP complete information on the payer
  • DEA Drug Enforcement Agency
  • DFID UK Department for International Development
  • FARC Revolutionary Armed Forces of Columbia
  • FATF Financial Action Task Force
  • FBI Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • FEMA Act Foreign Exchange Management Act
  • FFIEC Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council
  • FINCEN Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
  • FINTRAC Financial Transactions Reports and Analysis Centre
  • FIU financial intelligence unit
  • FSA Financial Services Authority
  • FTR Act Financial Transactions Reports Act 1988 (Cth)
  • GDP gross domestic product
  • HMRC HM Revenue & Customs
  • ICE US Immigration and Customs Enforcement
  • IFAD International Fund for Agricultural Development
  • IFTI International Funds Transfer Instructions
  • IFTS informal funds transfer system
  • IMF International Monetary Fund
  • IMTS informal money transfer systems
  • IRS Internal Revenue Service
  • ISPI Intermediary Payment Service Providers
  • IVTM informal value transfer mechanisms
  • IVTS informal value transfer systems
  • JFIU Joint Financial Intelligence Unit
  • KYC know your customer
  • MAS Monetary Authority of Singapore
  • MLR 2007 Money Laundering Regulations 2007
  • MLTA Money Laundering Threat Assessment
  • MSB money service business
  • NPM new payment methods
  • NSWCC NSW Crime Commission
  • OCDD ongoing customer due diligence
  • OFAC Office of Foreign Assets Control
  • OSCO Organised and Serious Crime Ordinance
  • Patriot Act Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act 2001
  • PCMLTFA Act Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) Terrorist Financing Act 2000
  • PoDRS providers of designated remittance services
  • PSP Payment Service Provider
  • RBI Reserve Bank of India
  • SAR suspicious activity reports
  • SBV State Bank of Vietnam
  • SFSA Somali Financial Services Association
  • SOCA Serious Organised Crime Agency
  • SRC Somali Remittance Companies
  • SR IX Special Recommendation IX
  • SR VI Special Recommendation VI
  • SR VII Special Recommendation VII
  • SR VIII Special Recommendation VIII
  • SVC stored value cards
  • UKMTA UK Money Transmitters Association