Guidelines for digital payment token service providers on Notice PSN02 for the prevention of money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism
Last Revised Date: 28 June 2021
Notice PSN02 Prevention of Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism – Digital Payment Token Service
Requirements for digital payment token service providers on anti--money laundering (AML) and countering the financing of terrorism (CFT)
Digital payment token service providers are required to put in place robust controls to detect and deter the flow of illicit funds through Singapore's financial system.
Such controls include the need for financial institutions to identify and know their customers (including beneficial owners), to conduct regular account reviews, and to monitor and report any suspicious transaction.
The AML/CFT requirements for digital payment token service providers can be found in this notice, which include the following:
- Risk assessment and risk mitigation.
- Customer due diligence.
- Reliance on third parties.
- Correspondent accounts and wire transfers.
- Record keeping.
- Suspicious transaction reporting.
- Internal policies, compliance, audit and training.