Anti-Money Laundering in Lithuania

Study on Lithuania's Framework of Financial Crime, Risks, Challenges and Regulatory Landscape for Anti-Money Laundering

Lithuania, a Baltic state and EU member, faces financial crime challenges despite its small but robust economy. The country aligns with EU directives to combat money laundering and strengthen its financial system's integrity. It also enhances cybersecurity measures to counter digital threats and carries out anti-corruption initiatives. The Financial Crime Investigation Service was established to improve regulatory compliance.

This overview discusses Lithuania's adherence to AML standards, its regulatory environment, risk assessment, and compliance with IMF and FATF standards. The National Risk Assessment findings reveal the country's financial crime challenges and its commitment to international standards.