Interagency dialogue on transparency of beneficial ownership in Ukraine

01-02 July 2021 Videoconference

The Council of Europe continues to support national partners in Ukraine in their efforts to strengthen their beneficial ownership disclosure and verification mechanisms in compliance with international standards and recommendations. On 01-02 July 2021, the Council of Europe national and...

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Training to improve terrorist financing detection and investigation in Ukraine

13, 20, 27 and 30 April 2021 Online training

A complex online training course on terrorist financing detection, disruption and investigation was delivered to practitioners of the Security Service of Ukraine, including operatives and investigators, as well as representatives of training institutions. Moreover, with a view to ensuring...

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Ukrainian prosecutors refine their knowledge and skills on effective investigation and prosecution of money laundering offences

25-27 April 2021 Online training

The new Anti-Money Laundering Law, which came into force in Ukraine on 28 April 2020, has also introduced a new version of the money laundering offence. This change resulted in confronting legal practitioners, including prosecutors, with a number of challenges related to the effective...

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Ukrainian judges are trained to train their peers on money laundering

29-30 March 2021 Visiotraining

As a part of a long-standing cooperation with the National School of Judges of Ukraine aimed at strengthening judicial capacities related to money laundering, training of trainers was conducted for Ukrainian judges through Council of Europe support on 29-30 March 2021. Following up on the...

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National Proliferation Financing Indicators for Ukraine

19 March 2021 Videoconference

On 19 March 2021 the technical paper on “Proliferation Financing Threats in Ukraine” was presented to Ukrainian stakeholders in an online event. The document is the result of several months of joint work with a wide range of concerned national authorities including policymakers, law enforcement,...

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High Anti-Corruption Court judges trained on money laundering adjudication in Ukraine

25 February 2021 Kyiv, Ukraine

Within an extensive five-days online training course organized by the National School of Judges of Ukraine, the Project on “Strengthening measures to counter money laundering and financing of terrorism in Ukraine” contributed to the training of judges of the High Anti-Corruption Court of Ukraine,...

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Raising Ukrainian awareness on proliferation financing

22 January 2021 Videoconference

On 22 January 2021, a wide range of national stakeholders in Ukraine gathered in an on-line training workshop aimed at raising their awareness on proliferation financing typologies and activities. The workshop is an integral element of a broader initiative to assist national authorities in...

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PGGII Ukraine AML/CFT Project holds its Second Steering Committee Meeting online

14 January 2021 Videoconference

The second Steering Committee Meeting of the EU/Council of Europe Partnership for Good Governance (PGGII) Project on “Strengthening measures to counter money laundering and financing of terrorism in Ukraine” was organised on 14 January 2021. Due to COVID-19 related restrictions the meeting was...

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Risks of misusing NPO for terrorist financing analysed

14 January 2021 Ukraine

A technical paper on “Assessment of the Response of the Government of Ukraine to the Requirements of FATF Recommendation 8 and Immediate Outcome 10” was finalised in January 2021. The paper is based on a desk review of legislation, existing approaches to identification and assessment of terrorist...

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Ukrainian judges trained on adjudication of money laundering cases

18-19 November 2020 Videoconference

In a continuous effort to support Ukrainian national authorities in strengthening their capacities to tackle money laundering, the online training for judges on “Adjudication of money laundering cases” was organized on 18-19 November 2020 together with the National School of Judges of Ukraine....

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Ukrainian Prosecutors are trained on anti-money laundering standards and obligations

11 and 13 November 2020 Videoconference

With a view to strengthen capacities of national authorities to tackle money laundering offences, a two-day online training on FATF standards on money laundering criminalisation and Ukraine's obligations under the Warsaw Convention was held on 11 and 13 November 2020, with 20 Prosecutors. The...

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Ukraine undertakes to develop its AML/CFT regulatory framework for virtual assets service providers

3 November 2020 Ukraine

New anti-money laundering legislation, which came into effect earlier this year, brough significant novelties and changes to the whole anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) system of Ukraine. Among other innovations, the scope of the AML/CFT legislation was...

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Enhancing AML/CFT supervision in the gambling sector in Ukraine

25 September 2020 Kyiv, Ukraine

On 25 September 2020 the Council of Europe organised a training workshop on “Anti-money laundering and Counter-terrorist financing (AML/CFT) compliance in the gambling sector”. The event was prepared and delivered in close cooperation with the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine. Due to recent...

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Strengthening beneficial ownership regime in Ukraine

August 2020 Kyiv, Ukraine

Council of Europe supports strengthening the beneficial ownership transparency regime in Ukraine through the EU/CoE Partnership for Good Governance Project “Strengthening measures to counter money laundering and financing of terrorism in Ukraine”. As part of the continued support, the project...

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The analysts of the State Financial Monitoring Service of Ukraine trained

June and July 2020 Kyiv, Ukraine

AML/CFT capacity building of national stakeholders remains the focus of the PPG project. On 17-19 June 2020 and 22-24 July 2020, twenty analysts of the State Financial Monitoring Service of Ukraine (FIU) attended two trainings on the use of an analytical software. Designed to address specific...

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PGG continues to support the development of risk-based AML/CFT supervisory system

July 2020 Kyiv, Ukraine

In response to a request from the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine, the PGG project supported the development of AML/CFT regulation for Designated Non-Financial Businesses and Professions under the Ministry’s supervision. From April to July 2020, the project worked with the Ministry to prepare an...

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Enhancing transparency of beneficial ownership in Ukraine

April 2020 Kyiv, Ukraine

Many economic crimes involve misuse of corporate entities to hide origins of illicit gains. Increasing transparency around ultimate beneficial owners of corporate entities and understanding their potential money laundering and terrorist financing risks help countries to mitigate such misuse....

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Strengthening risk-based approach to AML/CFT supervision in Ukraine

April 2020 Kyiv, Ukraine

Responding to the emerging needs among competent authorities in Ukraine, the PGG project supports development of risk-based regulations pursuant to the requirements of the anti-money laundering law adopted in late 2019. Following an initial assessment, National Bank of Ukraine has been provided...

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Ukrainian authorities supported in developing financial investigation guidelines

April 2020 Kyiv, Ukraine

The PGG project has provided recommendations to improve the guidelines on financial investigation in Ukraine. The recommendations were submitted to the State Financial Monitoring Service, as the lead institution in inter-agency Working Group in charge of the document’s development. When adopted,...

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Ukraine’s Financial Intelligence Unit provided with recommendations for anti-money laundering statistical data collection

24 February 2020 Kyiv, Ukraine

The Council of Europe has provided recommendations to further improve a set of comprehensive anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing statistical indicators developed by State Financial Monitoring Service (Financial Intelligence Unit of Ukraine). Adequate data collection is essential...

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