Federal Law No. 115-FZ of 2001 on Countering Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism

Russia

(amended through 2009)

Federal Law No. 115-FZ of 2001 on Countering Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism is aimed at building legal mechanisms to counter money laundering and the financing of terrorism in Russia.

The law includes the following chapters:

  • Chapter I General Provisions;
  • Chapter II Preventing the Legalization of Illegal Earnings (Money Laundering) and the Financing of Terrorism;
  • Chapter III Organization of Countering the Legalization (Money Laundering) of Illegal Earnings and the Financing of Terrorism;
  • Chapter IV International Co-Operation in the Field of Countering the Legalization (Money Laundering) of Illegal Earnings and the Financing of Terrorism; and
  • Chapter V Concluding Provisions.