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
May 11, 2022
Publication of the Negative News Screening FAQs

The Wolfsberg Group is pleased to publish its Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on how undertaking screening for Negative News and other forms of adverse information can enhance a Financial Institution’s awareness of potential Financial-Crime risk

April 25, 2022
Publication of Chinese (Simplified) translation of the Wolfsberg Group Statement on Demonstrating Effectiveness

The Wolfsberg Group is pleased to announce that the 2021 Demonstrating Effectiveness paper has been translated into Chinese (Simplified) and is now available on the Wolfsberg Group website under Publications, Translations.  Where a perceived diffe