Division for the Prevention and Control of Illicit Operations

The economic globalization, as a consequence of the evolution of financial markets, creation of new products, competitiveness and technology advances have also brought along the globalization of transnational economic crimes, such as money laundering and the financing of terrorism.

The Superintendency of Banks – Panama by regulations consistent to international standards and effective banking supervision has managed keep the image of Panama’s Banking Center as a leader in Latin America, thus prevailing the responsibility and commitment with banking services users; in terms of actions to be undertaken to operate and carry out smoothly legal activities that promote our country’s economic and social development.

This environment allows the national and international community to continue benefiting from the vocation and competitiveness of Panama as a place of secure, transparent, reliable and protected financial services from illegal activities.