Azerbaijani banks and investment companies trained further on Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing risks related to virtual assets

23-24 June 2022 Baku, Azerbaijan

The emerging area of digital assets is of particular interest with regards to anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT), as it presents additional layers of complexity, more elements of advanced technology, and a faster-evolving and more volatile environment than...

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Exploring Terrorist Financing Risk Assessment techniques through financial flows analysis in Azerbaijan

20 June 2022 Videoconference

In the context of the ongoing process of national money laundering and terrorism financing risk assessment of Azerbaijan, the PGGII project on “Strengthening anti-money laundering and asset recovery in Azerbaijan” organised an online workshop on “terrorism financing risk assessment through...

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Enhanced capacities in Azerbaijan for Mutual Legal Assistance against economic crime

16-17 June 2022 Baku, Azerbaijan

Following up on previous technical support and recommendations provided in the area of asset recovery, 30 representatives of Azerbaijani law enforcement, judiciary and financial intelligence authorities learned essential techniques on how to seek and provide mutual legal assistance (MLA) in the...

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National stakeholders discuss results and next actions of anti-money laundering and asset recovery project in Azerbaijan

11 March 2022 Online

The third Steering Committee meeting of the joint project on “Strengthening anti-money laundering and asset recovery in Azerbaijan” took place on 11 March 2022. The project is part of the joint European Union and Council of Europe’s Partnership for Good Governance (PGGII) programme. Members of...

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Azerbaijani law enforcement, judiciary, financial intelligence and other authorities enhance their capacities in asset investigation, seizure and confiscation

26-28 January 2022 Baku, Azerbaijan

Following up on the extensive assessment of the existing legal and institutional framework for asset recovery in Azerbaijan previously conducted by the Project, the Council of Europe organised a three-day scenario-based training course to enhance the capacities of 35 representatives of the...

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Azerbaijani Judges enhance their knowledge on adjudication of Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing cases

20-21 December 2021 Videoconference

24 Azerbaijani judges and 1 representative of the judicial staff enhanced their understanding and skills on judicial processing and adjudication of money laundering and terrorism financing (ML/TF) cases as a result of the training “Processing and Adjudicating ML/TF Cases” which took place...

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Azerbaijan develops capacity to assess risks of money laundering and terrorism financing related to legal persons and arrangements

15 December 2021 Videoconference

The Council of Europe continues to accompany the Azerbaijani government in the process of performing their second national risk assessment (NRA) in the area of anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT). Previous support provided included a three-day workshop...

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Azerbaijani banks and investment companies learn about money laundering and terrorism financing risks related to virtual assets

6-7 December 2021 Baku, Azerbaijan

In cooperation with the Financial Monitoring Service of Azerbaijan (FMS), the Council of Europe organised a two-day training course for 42 representatives of banks and investment companies, and FMS staff members, to introduce them to key concepts on virtual assets and virtual asset service...

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Trainee Judges in Azerbaijan learn about Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing adjudication

26-27 October 2021 Baku, Azerbaijan

In support to the ongoing training programme for judge candidates of the Academy of Justice of Azerbaijan, the Council of Europe organised a two-day course for 41 trainee judges to give them important insights on money laundering and other financial crime concepts, as well as good practices and...

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Taking stock of results and planning next actions of the project on Strengthening Anti-Money Laundering and Asset Recovery in Azerbaijan

16 July 2021 Videoconference

The second Steering Committee meeting of the European Union and the Council of Europe Partnership for Good Governance II (PGGII) joint project on strengthening anti-money laundering and asset recovery in Azerbaijan took place on July 16, with 20 representatives from 16 national authorities. The...

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