About the Autorité Monégasque de Sécurité Financière

The Autorité Monégasque de Sécurité Financière (AMSF) carries out the following tasks independently and in accordance with the strategic guidelines laid down by its Board of Directors: 

1°) Financial intelligence unit

2°) Supervision

3°) Sanctioning

The Board of Directors determines the policy to be adopted through the AMSF’s strategic guidelines, which the Director is responsible for implementing under the supervision of the Board of Directors.

The members of the Board of Directors are appointed by Sovereign Ordinance for a term of five years, renewable once.

The Board of Directors is made up of five full members nominated for their expertise in the AMSF's areas of competence, and are as follows:

  • One member appointed by the Minister of State
  • One member appointed by the National Council
  • One member appointed by the Council of State
  • One member appointed by the Commission for the Control of Financial Activities
  • One member appointed by the Economic, Social and Environmental Council

Replacing the Service d’Information et de Contrôle sur les Circuits Financiers (SICCFIN), the AMSF is a member of the Egmont Group, an international structure currently bringing more than one hundred Financial Intelligence Units (FIU) together. The AMSF is involved with the work of the Moneyval Committee of the Council of Europe in charge of the fight against money laundering, and terrorist financing and proliferation, in accordance with the recommendations issued by the FATF.

Financial Intelligence Unit



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