Weaponizing transparency: Dealing with security risks of Chinese investments

By |junij 12th, 2020|anti-money laundering, News, Public register of company owners|

Increasing transparency is a key measure to manage and mitigate many security risks posed by Chinese investments into sensitive sectors. Slovakia's experience in fighting shell corporations and oligarchs offers an example of how to do it, writes Matej Šimalčík.

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Commission proposes pan-European authority to fight against ‘dirty money’

By |maj 7th, 2020|anti-money laundering, blacklist, European Banking Authority, News, Valdis Dombrovskis|

The European Commission outlined on Thursday a series of proposals to bolster the flawed anti-money laundering system in Europe, including a new pan-European authority, following a series of major scandals in Europe.

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EU, UN join forces to help Eastern neighbours fight organised crime

By |april 7th, 2020|anti-money laundering, Eastern Partnership, News, Organised Crime, Ukraine reforms|

The EU and the UN's Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) yesterday (6 April) launched a programme to help Eastern Partnership countries - Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine - claw back assets linked to org...

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Golden passports still widespread in Europe, study finds

By |marec 27th, 2020|anti-money laundering, Bulgaria, golden passports, golden visas, Malta, News, Portugal|

Citizenship and residence-for-pay schemes continue to be widespread across the EU, according to a new report, which calls on the European Commission to propose EU-wide rules to phase out golden passports while taking action against governments that ope...

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Only five member states meet key money laundering deadline

By |marec 20th, 2020|anti-money laundering, money laundering, News|

A large majority of members states failed to introduce by 10 January public registers to reveal the true owners of all companies based in their countries, as part of the fight against money laundering, a report published on Friday (20 March) revealed.

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‘Less action plans, more action’: EU Commission under fire over money-laundering overhaul

By |december 11th, 2019|anti-money laundering, money laundering, News|

The European Commission said it would only consider money-laundering reforms after it completes a thorough assessment of the issue, dashing hopes the EU executive would act rapidly to crack down on dirty money flowing through the continent.

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EU needs to focus on legislation in the digital sphere, MEP Angelika Niebler says

By |december 5th, 2019|AI, Angelika Niebler, anti-money laundering, Cross Border Cooperation, digital economy, GDPR, News|

The EU has proven to be successful in legislating in the digital age but it needs to keep up the work to avoid being left behind, because "the digital revolution has been moving faster than legislation", MEP Angelika Niebler (EPP, Germany) told EURACTI...

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More Europe needed to fight money laundering, Commission argues

By |julij 25th, 2019|anti-money laundering, blacklist, European Banking Authority, money laundering, News, Valdis Dombrovskis, Věra Jourová, virtual currencies|

The EU needs more competences to effectively fight money laundry, Vice-President for the Euro Valdis Dombrovskis and Commissioner for Justice Věra Jourová told reporters on Wednesday (24 July) during the presentation of a series of reports on financial crimes.

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EU watchdog gains new powers to fight money launderers

By |april 2nd, 2019|anti-money laundering, European Supervisory Authorities, FinTech, money laundering, News|

Member states on Monday (1 April) approved giving new powers to the European Banking Authority (EBA) to fight money laundering and terrorism financing, as part of an improvement of the European supervisory agencies (ESAs).

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After Saudi king’s letter, EU states move to block Commission’s dirty-money list

By |marec 1st, 2019|anti-money laundering, EU-Arab League summit, Jamal Khashoggi, News, Saudi Arabia, Věra Jourová|

The adoption of a European Union money-laundering blacklist, which includes Saudi Arabia as well as Puerto Rico and three other US territories, is likely to be blocked by EU states under a procedure launched on Thursday (28 February), two EU sources said.

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