The Service d’Information et de Contrôle sur les Circuits Financiers is the national central authority responsible for collecting, analyzing and disseminating information related to the fight against money laundering, terrorist financing and corruption.
Pursuant to Act 1.162 of 7 July 1993, SICCFIN was created by Sovereign Order 11.246 of 12 April 1994, as amended by Sovereign Order 15.454 of 8 August 2002.
Since then, those measures are part of Chapter VI of Act 1362 of 3 August 2009 amended on the fight against money laundering, terrorist financing and corruption.
The powers of the Service d’Information et de Contrôle sur les Circuits Financiers shall be determined by Sovereign Order 2318 of 3 August 2009 amended setting the conditions for application of Act 1362 of 3 August 2009 amended.
Active member of the Egmont Group since 1997, an international body of a membership of more than a hundred Financial Intelligence Units (FIUs) over the world, SICCFIN also regulary attents and participates in the MONEYVAL COMMITTEE meetings of the Council of Europe / FATF in charge of combatting money laundering and terrorist financing.
As such, several representatives of SICCFIN appear on the list of experts for this committee.