The UAE Government's 12 Strategic Goals to Fight Money Laundering

The UAE is fully dedicated to combating financial crimes, with the National Committee for Anti-Money Laundering and Combatting the Financing of Terrorism and Financing of Illegal Organizations (NAMLCFTC) spearheading the effort through twelve strategic goals focused on AML and CFT. The strategic goals aim to enhance AML regulations in the UAE and improve law enforcement efforts to detect and prosecute financial crimes in the country.

Check out our infographic to learn more about the 12 strategic goals set by the NAMLCFTC and learn how you can contribute to the UAE's efforts in combating money laundering and terrorism financing.


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Strengthen the National Committee for Anti Money Laundering and Combatting the Financing of Terrorism and Financing of Illegal Organizations (NAMLCFTC) standing within the UAE's national AML/CFT framework.


Identify and intercept unlicensed money remittance services effectively.


Use provisional and confiscation measures more frequently and effectively.​


Adjudicate and prosecute ML effectively and apply proportionate and effective sanctions.​


Improve the effectiveness of regulatory and supervisory efforts for financial institutions and designated non-financial business and professions, prioritizing higher-risk sectors and taking dissuasive enforcement actions.​


Identify and intercept unlicensed money remittance services effectively.​


Align company registration frameworks cross the UAE.


Enhance implementation of targeted financial sanctions without delay.​


Strengthen the UAE's assistance programmes' links with its international partners.


Continue to investigate, prosecute and convict terrorism financing offenses effectively.​


Continue to modernize the UAE's legal framework.​

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