The Wolfsberg Group is an association of thirteen global banks which aims to develop frameworks and guidance for the management of financial crime risks. 

The Wolfsberg Group is an association of thirteen global banks which aims to develop frameworks and guidance for the management of financial crime risks, particularly with respect to Know Your Customer, Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorist Financing policies.

The Group came together in 2000, at the Château Wolfsberg in north-eastern Switzerland, in the company of representatives from Transparency International, including Stanley Morris, and Professor Mark Pieth of the University of Basel, to work on drafting anti-money laundering guidelines for Private Banking. The Wolfsberg Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Principles for Private Banking were subsequently published in October 2000, revised in May 2002 and again most recently in June 2012.

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WOLFSBERG NEWS
August 12, 2020
Publication of Wolfsberg Group statement on Developing an Effective AML/CTF Programme

The Wolfsberg Group is pleased to publish its statement on Developing an Effective Anti-Money Laundering (AML)/Counter-Terrorism Financing (CTF) Programme. This document outlines steps that Financial Institutions (FIs) can take to evolve their AML/CTF regimes to meet the key elements of an effect

August 7, 2020
Publication of Source of Wealth and Source of Funds (Private Banking/Wealth Management) FAQs

The Wolfsberg Group is pleased to publish Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on how Financial Institutions can identify, mitigate and manage money laundering risks by undertaking Source of Wealth (SoW) and Source of Funds (SoF) checks on relevant customers, when appropriate and/or required by appl