In an effort to strengthen AML controls and overcome the challenges of detecting trade-based (TBML), FATF and the Egmont group of financial intelligence units has issued trade-based money laundering risk indicators. These indicators are derived from data analysed by FATF and the Egmont group while working on a TBML project.


The risk indicators can be broadly categorised as:

  • Structural risk indicators
  • Trade activity risk indicators
  • Trade document & commodity risk indicators


With a deep understanding of leading practice in anti-money laundering and broad sector expertise, our AML team can integrate these risk indicators within your trade finance transaction monitoring process, helping to effectively manage your AML risk. Led by an experienced AML professional, Keypoint’s FRC team includes UCP 600-certified specialists with significant expertise.

Mohammed Ashraf
Executive Director
Ahmed Ayyad
Executive Manager
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