Decree n°2012-1125 of 3 October 2012 relating to the duty of care and disclosure to prevent the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering and terrorist financing entered into force on 6 October 2012. It increases the duty of care owed by various professionals, including lawyers, in high-risk situations. Indeed, the amended Article R 561-10 of the Monetary and Financial Code extends the duty of care to any funds transfer operations or physical exchange operations. The decree also modifies Article R 561-20 so as to provide for a more steady and plenary follow-up of client files.