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MONEYVAL 2nd follow-up report on Czech Republic

The Czech Republic is encouraged to continue its efforts to address the remaining compliance deficiencies. It will remain in enhanced follow-up and will continue to report back to MONEYVAL on progress to strengthen its implementation of AML/CFT measures. It is expected to report back in one year’s time…

MONEYVAL improvement in Lithuania’s AML/CFT measures

Lithuania has improved measures to combat ML/TF demonstrating significant progress in the level of compliance with FATF. MONEYVAL has re-rated Lithuania from “partially compliant” to “largely compliant” level of compliance with the FATF recommendation on regulation…

MONEYVAL notes Andorra improvement in fighting ML/TF 

Andorra has improved measures to combat ML/TF, demonstrating progress in its level of compliance with the FATF in particular those concerning the non-profit organisations sector as per the follow-up report by MONEYVAL…

FATF high-level conference on environmental crime

FATF calls for a global push to take the illicit profits out of environmental crimes involving the public, private, not-for-profit sectors and academia. Environmental crimes generate criminal gains each year and include illegal logging…

US Treasury on corruption networks linked to transnational organized crime 

Transnational organized crime and corruption often go hand in hand with massively destabilizing effects on rule of law and democratic governance. The Treasury will continue to aggressively dismantle links between transnational criminal organizations and corrupt activity…

 

HMT Financial Inclusion Report 2020-2021 

The Financial Inclusion report outlines the government’s progress to tackle financial exclusion over the last year and to ensure that all individuals, regardless of their background or income, have access to useful and affordable financial products and services…

GRECO publish interim compliance report on Andorra

This Report evaluates the implementation of the recommendations outstanding since the adoption of the Compliance Report and
provides an overall appraisal of the level of Andorra’s compliance with these recommendations…

FinCEN fact sheet on beneficial ownership Information Reporting

FinCEN issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to give the public an opportunity to review and comment on the proposed rule to implement the CTA’s beneficial ownership information (BOI) reporting provisions. The proposed rule would significantly enhance the ability to protect…

Gambling Commission releases strategy for the next three years

The strategy reflects changes in the way people are gambling, with a particular shift to online gambling. The Commission said changes in consumer behaviour and emerging technology created new risks and opportunities for regulation to keep pace with…

FSB misconduct risk report

FSB published its progress report on its work plan of Measures to reduce misconduct risk that it agreed in May 2015. The use of fines and sanctions acts as a deterrent to misconduct, but preventative approaches…

House of Commons Library publishes research on economic crime

Economic crime costs the UK billions of pounds per year. This briefing discusses the UK Government’s efforts to tackle it, including its 2019-2022 Economic Crime Plan…

EC new EU AML/CFT authority and cryptoasset proposals

EC proposal for regulations establishing a new EU AML/CFT authority and traceability of cryptoasset proposals transfers. The aim to introduce an obligation for crypto-asset service providers to collect and make accessible full information about the sender…