ACRA first issued the anti-money laundering/countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) Guidelines for Registered Filing Agents (AML/CFT Guidelines for RFAs) on 8 Jun 2015. The AML/CFT Guidelines for RFAs are intended to help RFAs understand and fulfil their obligations under the enhanced regulatory regime for corporate service providers (introduced in May 2015). In developing the AML/CFT Guidelines for RFAs, feedback has been sought from RFAs as well as professional bodies including the Chartered Secretaries Institute of Singapore, Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants, The Law Society of Singapore, Association of International Accountants (Singapore Branch) and Institute of Company Accountants Singapore.
The AML/CFT Guidelines for RFAs are updated from time to time to better guide RFAs in complying with prevailing regulatory requirements. The key updates to Version 2.4 of the AML/CFT Guidelines for RFAs include:
- Updated the URL link for the Inter-Ministry Committee on Terrorist Designation website
Download the Guidelines for RFAs (PDF, 796KB).