Outcome of MONEYVAL's 53rd Plenary meeting

2 June 2017 Strasbourg

MONEYVAL held its 53rd plenary meeting in Strasbourg from 30 May to 1 June 2017. At this meeting, the Plenary, inter alia: discussed and adopted the 5th round MER and its executive summary on Slovenia; took note of the compliance reports of Montenegro under the Compliance Enhancing Procedures,...

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MONEYVAL's annual report for 2016 : importance of cutting off the financial lifeline of terrorists

30 May 2017 Strasbourg, France

Following the publication today of MONEYVAL's annual report, its Chair, Daniel Thelesklaf, pointed out that the year 2016 has seen numerous horrible terrorist attacks, which has underlined the importance of cutting off the financial lifeline of terrorists : “Combatting the financing of terrorism...

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MONEYVAL publishes its latest report on Isle of Man

27 January 2017 Isle of Man

In its new report published today, MONEYVAL praised the authorities of the Isle of Man for the effective coordination of anti-money laundering/countering the financing of terrorism policies. In addition, it is commended the authorities’ thorough understanding of money laundering and financing of...

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Outcome of MONEYVAL's 52nd Plenary meeting

13 December 2016 Strasbourg,France

MONEYVAL held its 52nd plenary meeting in Strasbourg from 6 to 8 December 2016. At this meeting, the Plenary, inter alia: Heard an address, at the opening of the Plenary, by Mr Juan Manuel Vega-Serrano, the President of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF); Adopted the 5th round MER and...

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Secondment of an official to MONEYVAL : call for candidates - deadline for applications : 20 December 2016

2 December 2016

The Directorate General I - Human Rights and Rule of Law - is currently looking for an official to be seconded for a minimum period of one year, commencing as soon as possible. The Seconded official will provide expert assistance to the Directorate of Information Society and Action against Crime...

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MONEYVAL publishes its latest report on Hungary

30 November 2016 Hungary

In its new report published today, MONEYVAL welcomes that the number of investigations and prosecutions for money laundering in Hungary are on the rise. However, it considers that the fight against money laundering is not a priority objective. The report analyses the implementation by Hungary of...

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Outcome of MONEYVAL's 51st Plenary meeting

5 October 2016 Strasbourg, France

MONEYVAL held its 51st plenary meeting in Strasbourg from 27 to 29 September 2016. At this meeting, the Plenary, inter alia: Adopted the 5th round MER and executive summary on Hungary, decided to place the country in enhanced follow-up and requested it to report back to the Plenary in December...

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MONEYVAL's annual report: anti-terrorist financing measures not fully exploited yet

26 September 2016

Following the publication today of MONEYVAL's annual report, its Chair, Daniel Thelesklaf, pointed out that identifying the financing of terrorism has not yet been fully exploited as a strategy in the overall fight against terrorism. “We are struggling to find ways how to better combat terrorism....

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Secondment of two officials to MONEYVAL: call for candidates - deadline for applications: 9 October 2016

20 September 2016

The Directorate General I - Human Rights and Rule of Law - is currently looking for two officials to be seconded for a minimum period of one year, commencing as soon as possible. The Seconded officials will provide expert assistance to the Directorate of Information Society and Action against...

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VACANCY NOTICE: Programme Manager to MONEYVAL: call for candidates - Deadline for applications: 12 September 2016

9 August 2016

The Directorate General I - Human Rights and Rule of Law is currently looking for a Programme Manager. The post holder will perform the following key duties: Plans, organises and implements MONEYVAL’s evaluation programme under its Fifth Round of Mutual Evaluations, based on the 2012 standards of...

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MONEYVAL publishes its latest report on Serbia

9 June 2016 Serbia

In its new report published today, MONEYVAL analyses the implementation by Serbia of international standards on money laundering and terrorist financing since the last evaluation in 2009, and recommends an action plan to address the shortcomings. MONEYVAL praised the authorities of Serbia for...

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MONEYVAL publishes its latest report on the UK’s Crown Dependency of Jersey

24 May 2016 Jersey

Jersey has a mature and sophisticated regime for tackling money laundering and the financing of terrorism, as well as an internationally-recognised mechanism to ensure transparency of beneficial ownership information. However, the number of money laundering convictions and confiscations is...

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50th Plenary meeting of the Committee on the Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering Measures and the Financing of Terrorism (MONEYVAL)

15 April 2016

Speaking at the opening session of its 50th Plenary meeting, Deputy Secretary General Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni highlighted that “in the past two decades, MONEYVAL has become a globally renowned player in the anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing community.” She added that...

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MONEYVAL publishes the first report in its 5th Mutual Evaluation Round on Armenia

28 January 2016 Armenia

In the first report published by MONEYVAL in the 5th Mutual Evaluation Round, Armenia is urged to develop an effective national policy to investigate and prosecute money laundering. The report analyses the implementation by Armenia of international standards on money laundering and terrorist...

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Guernsey urged to strengthen financial penalties related to money laundering and terrorist financing

15 January 2016 Guernsey

Council of Europe experts on money laundering and the financing of terrorism have urged the United Kingdom’s Crown Dependency of Guernsey to increase the penalties which can be applied to financial institutions in this area. Further progress is needed in the number of investigations, prosecutions...

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