Sven Giegold
Member of the European Parliament – Greens/EFA Group

Speaker of the German Green Delegation

Geldwäsche

Money laundering in the banking sector: EU Court of Auditors gives European institutions a damning report card

28 June. The European Court of Auditors has just published its special report on EU anti-money laundering measures in the banking sector. Their verdict: “EU efforts to fight money laundering in the banking sector are fragmented and implementation is insufficient”. The auditors criticise a “lack of coordination at EU level” to prevent money laundering and […]

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 […]