The Financial Action Task Force and the Eastern and Southern Africa Anti-Money Laundering Group assessed South Africa's AML/CFT system. The Mutual Evaluation Report of South Africa is a comprehensive review of the effectiveness of South Africa's measures and their level of compliance with the FATF Recommendations. The International Monetary Fund staff-led assessment comprehensively reviews the effectiveness of South Africa’s measures to combat money laundering and terrorist financing, and their level of compliance with the FATF Recommendations as at the time of the on-site visit in November 2019. The FATF adopted this report at its June 2021 Plenary meeting. This was a joint assessment with the Eastern and Southern Africa Anti-money Laundering Group (ESAAMLG) which also adopted the report in September 2021.Download Document
Posted: 11, Oct 21
Posted: 09, Nov 18
ESAAMLG (2017), First Round Mutual Evaluation - Post Evaluation Progress Report of South Africa on Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing Measures.Download Document
Posted: 01, Sep 18
The ESAAMLG Council of Ministers approved and adopted the Mutual
Evaluation Report for Republic of South Africa in August 2009 for
publication on ESAAMLG Website.
Since the Republic of South Africa is a member of both the FATF and ESAAMLG, the Mutual Evaluation Report was prepared by the FATF, with ESAAMLG Secretariat participating as an observer. The report was first approved and adopted by the FATF at its February 2009 Plenary, before its adoption by the ESAAMLG Council of Ministers in August 2009.
Posted: 09, Jan 17
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