Central Bank of Belize and FIU joint response to The Economist articles in Vol. 424, No. 9048 of July 8th - 14th 2017    FIU Advisory 0001-2017 – CFATF’s List of Jurisdictions with Strategic AMLCFT Deficiencies    Changes to the Consolidated United Nations Security Council Sanctions List

Our Mandate

The FIU’s mandate is to:

  • Receive and collect reports on suspicious and prescribed financial transactions and other information relevant to money laundering and terrorist financing activities;
  • Receive reports on the cross-border movement of large amounts of currency or monetary instruments;
  • Analyze and assess the information it receives;
  • Provide international law enforcement authorities with the financial intelligence that would be relevant to the investigation and prosecution of money laundering offences and terrorist financing offences;
  • Ensure that personal information under its control is protected from unauthorized disclosure;
  • Ensure compliance by financial intermediaries and other entities with their obligations under the FIU Act and the Money Laundering and Terrorism (Prevention) Act and Regulations;
  • Enhance public awareness and understanding of matters related to money laundering and terrorist financing