The following government agencies and professional associations are required to carry out supervisory functions and issue instructions/ guidelines on anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing under Administrative Regulation no. 7/2006, amended by Administrative Regulation no. 17/2017:

  • Monetary Authority of Macao and Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (entities subject to their respective supervision)
  • Financial Services Bureau (auditors, accountants and tax advisers)
  • The Macao Lawyers Association (lawyers)
  • The Independent Commission for the Exercise of the Disciplinary Power over Solicitors (solicitors)
  • Legal Affairs Bureau (public notaries and registrars)
  • The Housing Bureau (real estate intermediaries and agents)
  • Macao Economic and Technological Development Bureau (other entities)
  • Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute* (entities that are under its supervision and which carry out the activities listed in subparagraphs (3), (4) and (6) of paragraph 6) of Article 6 of Law no. 2/2006 amended by Law no. 3/2017)
*The Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM) withdrew from the Anti-Money Laundering / Countering the Financing of Terrorism Working Group with effect from 1 July 2021 due to the enactment of Law no. 15/2018 "Repeal of the Legal Regime of the Offshore Services"