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New Anti-Money Laundering Regulations Target the Art Market

An overview of key changes.

Anti-money laundering laws in the United Kingdom are largely outlined in the Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017 (Regulations 2017). Regulations 2017, which came into force on June 26, 2017, implemented the E.U.’s Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (4AMLD).1 4AMLD aligned E.U. money laundering laws with international standards, harmonized those laws across the European Union and embraced a risk-based approach

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