By Hugo Moredo Santos, Benedita Aires, Carlos Couto

On 26 September 2018, the Bank of Portugal issued Notice no 2/2018 (“Notice 2/2018”), which sets out the conditions for compliance with the prevention of money laundering and combating terrorist financing (“AML/CTF”), complementing Law no. 83/2017 (“Law 83/2017”), regulating the means and mechanisms necessary for financial entities to comply with the duties set forth in Law no.97/2017 (“Law 97/2017”).