Anti-Money Laundering

Panama’s strategic geographic location, dollarized economy, and status as a regional financial, trade, and logistics center make it a target for money launderers. To learn more about money laundering and how the United States and other non-Panamanian entities are assisting the Government of Panama in its efforts to combat money laundering, please visit the links below.

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International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Financial Action Task Force (FATF)

United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

Interamerican Development Bank (IDB)

OECD Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes

U.S. Department Of Treasury Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC)

U.S. Department of State International Narcotics Control Strategy Report (INCSR), Volume II Report on Money Laundering and Financial Crimes

Panama’s Financial Analysis Unit (UAF)