Registered Diamond Companies
To facilitate companies to identify their clients under Anti-money laundering legislation1, the Belgian Federal Public Service (FPS) Economy and AWDC developed an online tool to search for officially registered Belgian Diamond Companies by means of their registration number, (procured by FPS Economy2), company name or VAT number.
1 required by the "anti-money laundering" legislation Law of 18 September 2017 on the prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing and on the restriction of the use of cash
2 required by the Royal Decree of 22 November 2019 on measures pertaining to the supervision of the diamond industry.
Go to the online Registered Diamond Companies tool.
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