The Impact of Anti-Money Laundering on Investment Funding: Evidence from Jordanian Financial Institutions

Husni Ali Khrawish


The main objective of this study is to examine the impact of Anti –money laundering (AML) on investment funding: Evidence from Jordanian financial institutions. Study population consists of the financial sector which includes 72 Banking and financial institutions and a sample study of 50 Jordanian financial institutions is selected in order to achieve the objectives of the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorism Financing. This study depends on a survey that asks the executive managers certain questions in order to know how anti –money laundering impacts investment funding. Also this study applies a version of the model by using a Multiple Linear Regression Model and single model to testing the hypotheses of this study.

In light of analyzing the data and testing the hypotheses, the following results have been reached: The impact of money laundering (ML) on investment funding is a significant and negative relationship between ML .and investments funding (INVF). Also, there is a significant and positive relationship between AML (Systems and regulations, Controlling, Auditing, Training and money transfer) and investment funding (INVF).

To reduce the impact of Money laundering which represents a financial crime that might have negative affect on the stability of the economy, and investment funding, the researcher suggests many solutions regarding the laws and regulations, controlling, auditing, training and transfers.

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International Journal of Economics and Finance  ISSN  1916-971X (Print) ISSN  1916-9728 (Online)

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