Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Sanctions

Who We Are

The requirements of the current Anti-Money Laundering and Sanctions regulations of Latvia and the European Union are very comprehensive and cumbersome, especially for those who are subjects of the applicable AML/ Sanctions laws of Latvia and the European Union. VILGERTS’ professional and experienced AML background provides our clients with full scope AML/Sanctions services to achieve full regulatory compliance, as well as to assist our clients with understanding how the rules are applied in practice.

Practice In Detail
  • AML/Sanctions audit
  • AML/Sanctions documentation
  • Registration of UBO
  • Training for employees



Advising various leading companies throughout 2021 on developing their internal AML/KYC guidelines and procedures

Advising a client in AML audit proceedings performed by the State Revenue Service

Advising LATIO in connection with the organization of PNB bank real estate auctions over the Internet

Provided legal advice on the possible effect to the commercial activities of the client’s group companies in relation to OFAC sanctions imposed to Aivars Lembergs.

Assisted various legal service providing companies throughout year 2019 by developing their internal AML/KYC procedures.

Audited consumer financing service provider Creamfinance and developed its internal AML/KYC procedure.

When assisting East Capital Real Estate AS in acquisition of a company that owns a new warehouse near Riga Airport with tenants including such industry leaders Printful and Elko and conducting a legal due diligence of the target company, we conducted AML compliance check for the target company.

Audited one of the top IT companies in the Nordic countries Visma Consulting and developed its internal AML/KYC procedure.

Audited cryptocurrency exchange provider and developed its internal AML/KYC procedure.

Advised and assisted clients with determination and registration of ultimate beneficial owner (UBO) for complex corporate structures.

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