FCG 7.4 Sources of further information

FCG 7.4.1

1To find out more on financial sanctions, see:

  1. • OFSI’s website: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/office-of-financial-sanctions-implementation

  2. • OFSI provides FAQs on financial sanctions- https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/financial-sanctions-faqs

  3. • Part III of the Joint Money Laundering Steering Group’s guidance, which is a chief source of guidance for firms on this topic: www.jmlsg.org.uk

FCG 7.4.2

To find out more on trade sanctions and proliferation, see:

  1. • Part III of the Joint Money Laundering Steering Group’s guidance on the prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing, which contains a chapter on proliferation financing that should be firms’ chief source of guidance on this topic: www.jmlsg.org.uk

  2. • The website of the UK’s Export Control Organisation, which contains much useful information, including lists of equipment requiring a licence to be exported to any destination, because they are either military items or ‘dual use’ https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/export-control-organisation

  3. • The NCA’s website, which contains guidelines on how to report suspicions related to weapons proliferation:http://www.nationalcrimeagency.gov.uk/publications/suspicious-activity-reports-sars/57-sar-guidance-notes

  4. • The FATF website. In June 2008, FATF launched a ‘Proliferation Financing Report’ that includes case studies of past proliferation cases, including some involving UK banks. This was followed up with a report in February 2010:https://www.fatf-gafi.org/media/fatf/documents/reports/Typologies%20Report%20on%20Proliferation%20Financing.pdf . http://www.fatf-gafi.org/media/fatf/documents/reports/Status-report-proliferation-financing.pdf.