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The Committee of Experts on the Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering Measures and the Financing of Terrorism published second enhanced follow-up report on Slovenia’s progress in strengthening its anti-money laundering and counterterrorist financing framework.

The Committee of Experts on the Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering Measures and the Financing of Terrorism published its first follow-up report on Slovenia’s anti-money laundering and counterterrorist financing regime, resulting in one technical compliance re-rating.

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Important Facts

  • The U.S. State Department identifies Slovenia as a monitored jurisdiction. Slovenia is not a major drug producer, but it is a transit country for drugs moving via the Balkan route to Western Europe. The government of Slovenia is aware that the nation's geographic position makes it an attractive potential transit country for drug smugglers, and it continues to pursue active counternarcotics policies. Other major predicate money laundering offenses include business and tax fraud.
  • KYC Covered Entities: Banks, savings banks, money remitters, and providers of payment services; post office; investment companies, brokerage companies, and managers of pension and investment funds; insurance companies and intermediaries; electronic money services and currency exchanges; auditing firms; gaming entities and games of chance via the internet or other telecommunications services; pawn shops; providers of credit, loans, mortgages, safekeeping, and factoring; financial leasing entities; accounting and tax services; companies trading in precious metals and stones and works of art; auctioneers; real estate intermediaries; trust and company service providers
  • STR Covered Entities: Banks, savings banks, money remitters, and providers of payment services; post office; investment companies, brokerage companies, and managers of pension and investment funds; insurance companies and intermediaries; electronic money services and currency exchanges; auditing firms; gaming entities and games of chance via the internet or other telecommunications services; pawn shops; providers of credit, loans, mortgages, safekeeping, and factoring; financial leasing entities; accounting and tax services; companies trading in precious metals and stones and works of art; auctioneers; real estate intermediaries; trust and company service providers
  • Enhanced Due Diligence Procedures for PEPs: Foreign: Yes; Domestic: No
  • Money Laundering Criminal Prosecutions/Convictions: Prosecutions: 15 (Jan. 1, 2015 – Nov. 1, 2015); Convictions: 5 (Jan. 1, 2015 – Nov. 1, 2015)
-Source: 2016 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report (INCSR)

Rankings

FATF i | 2013 Methodology

Technical Effectiveness
Compliant : 11 High : 0
Largely Compliant : 19 Substantial : 1
Partially Compliant : 10 Moderate : 10
Non-Compliant : 0 Low : 0

Slovenia's technical compliance was re-rated in a Feb. 18, 2019 follow-up report

BASEL i

Rank : 117/125
Score : 3.7/10

TRANSPARENCY INTERNATIONAL i

Rank : 35/180
Score : 60/100

Tax Justice Network i

Rank : 128/133
Score : 38/100