On April, 24, 2019, the Financial Analytical Unit (FAU) published its annual report for 2018, summarising information about its activities in 2018 and information on the current trends with regard...
The UK has opened consultations on its approach to EU-wide anti-money laundering reforms, restating its plans to regulate a wider range of crypto-asset activities and tighten controls on e-money...
On April 12, 2019, the Federal Ministry of Finance (Bundesministerim Finanzen - BMF) introduced a draft law titled “Federal Law amending the Financial Markets Money Laundering Act, the Beneficial...
On April 12, 2019, the European Council's Parliamentary Assembly published Resolution 2279 (2019) on "Laundromats: responding to new challenges in the international fight against organised crime,...
On April 11, 2019, the Law on Amendments to the Law on Prevention of Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism (Official Gazette 39/19) (izmjenama i dopunama zakona o sprječavanju pranja novca i...
Finland has cast a wide net for virtual currency businesses in its implementation of new EU legislation, gold-plating the measures to include virtual currency issuers among those which must...
On March 15, 2019, the UK parliament released a report titled “Registers of Beneficial Ownership”, which explores the developments of beneficial ownership registers both in the UK and...
UK authorities will soon be issuing their response to the recent evaluation of the country by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), with a strategic plan coming in the summer and an imminent...
European lawmakers took a further step on Tuesday towards empowering law enforcement to tackle illicit finance, while senior EU figures restated the need for a more centralised approach to anti...
The UK government has been urged to furnish the country’s financial intelligence unit with dozens more staff and modernise its IT infrastructure to rectify shortcomings in its fight against...
On February 19, 2019, the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) launched a consultation seeking feedback on the proposed amendments to the Prevention and Suppression of Money Laundering...
Financial crime experts have told a European Parliament committee that Cyprus’ financial sector remains overly reliant on illicit funds with links to Russia, despite efforts from authorities to...
Denmark has taken the opportunity of new EU anti-money laundering (AML) laws to address shortcomings related to the recent Danske Bank scandal, adding extra measures to tighten financial...
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued guidance on whether firms using crypto-assets need to seek authorisation, outlining several activities that could qualify as regulated payments...
On December 17, 2018 the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA) published a consultation paper concerning the draft proposals for an act amending the Act on Measures to Prevent Money...
On January 18, 2019, the German parliament (Bundestag) released the responses of the federal government to a series of questions submitted by a parliamentary group in December 2018 related to the...

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