Central Register of Accounts pursuant to 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive
As part of the ﬁght against money laundering, organised crime, and terrorist ﬁnancing, the purpose of the Central Register of Accounts is to provide the entitled national authorities with timely access to information on the identity of the holders, authorised persons and companies, and beneﬁcial owners of bank and payment accounts and of safe deposit boxes. Directive (EU) 2018/843 (5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive) forms the basis for the Central Register of Accounts, which will be introduced in Liechtenstein in October 2021. The requirements for the Central Register of Accounts have been implemented by diﬀerent EU countries in diﬀerent ways. In Liechtenstein, national implementation is based on Articles 29e et seq. of the Due Diligence Act (SPG) and the Ordinance on the Central Register of Accounts (ZKRV) of 6 July 2021.