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International Cooperation

Belize is a member of the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force, an organisation of Caribbean States who have joined forces for developing and sharing the latest information and research on money laundering and other financial crime techniques used in the Caribbean region and elsewhere.

The legislation makes provisions for the cooperation between the court or other competent authority of Belize and the court or othe competent authority of another State on matters concerning money laundering offences in accordance with Belize's Money Laundering(Prevention) Act, 1996,

Belize is a party to the 1988 UN Drug Convention and is a member of the Organization of American States Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (OAS/CICAD) Experts Group to Control Money Laundering. There is also a Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty (MLAT) between the U.S. and Belize, signed in September 2000.