Independent anti-money laundering specialists

The AML Office
is an independent consultancy firm specialising in regulatory affairs for the Luxembourg Investment Funds industry

We believe the complexity of anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) laws and regulations warrants a comprehensive compliance framework for Professionals across the Investment Funds (IFs) industry. A structure that adequately addresses the specific needs of the entity and protects investors while mitigating risk for management bodies.

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Recognising the increasing complexities faced by Luxembourg Professionals, The AML Office was established to provide independent assurance to Luxembourg Professionals that their AML/CFT legal obligations are being efficiently met, thereby avoiding client, shareholder, financial or reputational detriment.
Integrity is our core value. Every decision we make and action we take is guided by this core principle. ‘Doing the right thing for the right reason’.
The AML office

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Managing Partner

The role of The AML Office is to safeguard reputations

We do this by remaining independent, serving as your second line of defence and continually adapting and protecting you by mitigating your AML/CFT regulatory risk.




Addressing your needs

Luxembourg Professionals are legally obliged to appoint both a “Responsable du respect des obligations (RR)” and a “Responsable du contrôle du respect des obligations (RC)” to oversee compliance with AML/CFT legal requirements.


The RR is responsible for AML compliance.

The RC is the day-to-day contact for escalation of AML/CFT related matters.


The AML Office team is comprised of AML/CFT experts, KYC remediation specialists, experienced Conducting Officers and Investment Fund Directors.

Provision of Non-Executive Director (RR Services)

Offering experienced fund industry professionals as an independent director to Irish and Luxembourg domiciled funds including the expertise and experience to act as RR/RC for the management body should it be required.

Provision of MLRO/AMLCO (RC Services)

Provision of a comprehensive and robust AML/CFT compliance framework duly implemented to ensure ongoing compliance with the Luxembourg AML/CFT legal obligations.

Conducting an in-depth gap analysis of your AML/CFT legal obligations against existing policies and procedures, presenting recommendations and assisting with the necessary remediation as necessary.

AML Consultancy/Advisory

Consult with us on your various AML needs and our experts will strive to find workable cost-effective solutions.

AML Training

Provision of bespoke AML/CFT training programmes including annual AML training for members of Investment Fund management bodies.

Provision of Conducting Officer to Luxembourg Management Companies

Offering experienced Conducting Officers, with a specific focus on compliance and operational risk management functions.

Regulatory Compliance framework development and support

Whether it is the creation, review or enhancement of your existing regulatory compliance framework, talk with our specialist advisors about what we can do for your entity.

Consultancy and training on fund specific regulatory obligations

Provision of bespoke training programmes on various fund-specific topics.

Our approach
to good governance

The AML Office offers a systematic, targeted and disciplined approach to providing specialist governance and compliance-related services to support Luxembourg Investment Funds and Investment Fund Managers meet their AML/CFT legal and regulatory obligations. We do this by establishing and coordinating a regulatory compliance oversight framework.

Luxembourg Laws & Regulations, CSSF Circulars, Industry Best Practice

AML Compliance framework & detailed AML risk assessment

AML Compliance Monitoring programme

Full audit trail with documentary evidence securely stored

Dashboard of AML Obligations and current status


New AML/CFT measures for unregulated Luxembourg Alternative Investment Funds

Tight filing deadline of the AED 2021 AML/CFT Questionnaire for unregulated investment funds in Luxembourg. On 12 October 2022, the Administration de l’enregistrement, des domaines et de la TVA (“AED”) published an update on their website to enhance the visibility of key AML/CFT measures being put in place for

CSSF – AML/CFT central repository

Within the framework of its statutory mission, the CSSF is in charge of ensuring that all the persons subject to its supervision, authorisation or registration comply with the professional AML/CTF obligations.

CSSF publishes updated Collective Investment Sub-Sector Risk Assessment (CI SSRA)

The CSSF recently published an update to the 2020 CI SSRA setting out the inherent risk for the Collective Investment Sector remains high as detailed in the National Risk Assessment (NRA) updated in 2020. The present assessment focuses on the evolutions to highlight several ML/TF threats and vulnerabilities that


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