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money laundering

Infringement proceedings: EU Commissioner Dombrovskis must no longer tolerate violations of European anti-money laundering rules

Today, Wednesday, the European Commission sent letters of formal notice to eight Member States that have not yet transposed the Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive into national law. The deadline for implementation was 10 January 2020 and in the absence of a satisfactory response from Cyprus, Hungary, the Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Spain within […]

SAVE THE DATE: Money laundering and financial crime – Better addressing the threats to European security

Breakfast event – 19 February 2020 – 8:00am to 9:30am – European Parliament  The new European Commission, European Parliament and Council have put combating money laundering high on their agendas. While the Commission reports released in July give some indicative hints, it remains to be seen which reforms the Commission will finally propose. Therefore we […]

Money laundering blacklist must be approved and all country assessments published

On 13 February, the EU Commission presented a new blacklist of 23 high-risk countries for money laundering and terrorist financing. The Commission adopted the list in the form of a Delegated Regulation. The European Parliament and the Council of Member States are given one month for approval of the blacklist, with a possible one-month extension. […]