Sven Giegold

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Council position on combating money laundering: Step in the right direction but not ambitious enough

Today the Council of EU Economic and Finance Ministers presented its conclusions on the European Commission’s action plan on combating money laundering and terrorist financing. In these conclusions, the Council of Ministers welcomes the plans to transpose parts of European anti-money laundering legislation into a directly applicable regulation, thereby eliminating the current patchwork of unequal […]

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Great success in the fight against money laundering: European Parliament puts forward powerful measures

Yesterday, 9th July, the European Parliament adopted its amendments to the resolution on the fight against money laundering. It is considered certain that the text will be finally adopted this afternoon by a large majority of Christian Democrats, Socialists, Liberals, Greens and far Left. This resolution is a huge success for the European fight against […]

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