FI clarifies in its regulations that an undertaking must identify and analyse retaliation acts in addition to threats and other hostile acts to protect employees and others. A disclosure has been inserted that there are provisions in the Anti-Money Laundering Act for a method to remotely verify the identity of a customer via electronic means. Furthermore, an undertaking's obligation to retain documents and information for ten years has been amended to not only apply to circumstances reported to the Swedish Police but also those reported to the Swedish Security Service. FI has also implemented some editorial changes.
FI is adapting the regulations to amendments to the Anti-Money Laundering Act primarily due to amendments to the Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive. Through its regulations, FI contributes to the implementation of amendments to the Directive.
The amendments enter into force on 1 January 2020. Amendment 2017:11