Chilling effect of anti-money-laundering policies for poor countries

Resource published November 9, 2015

Unintended Consequences of Anti–Money Laundering Policies for Poor Countries

The Centre for Global Development (CGD) has released a new report that examines how efforts to combat money laundering and terrorist financing can have a “chilling effect” on other digital financial transactions, such as the ability for migrants to send money home, or the ability of non-profit organizations to provide humanitarian assistance in post-disaster or post-conflict situations.

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