Effective implementation of sanctions for AML/CFT breaches – bilateral exchange between Romanian and Spanish practitioners

19-20 July 2022 Bucharest, Romania

In parallel to the ongoing efforts aimed at supporting the Romanian authorities with the identification and implementation of specific mitigation measures and the development of the anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) Action Plan of Romania, the Council of...

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Romanian competent authorities trained on conducting financial investigations of money laundering cases

06 - 07 July 2022 Bucharest, Romania

While supporting Romanian authorities with the development of the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) Action Plan of Romania, the Council of Europe Economic Crime and Cooperation Division (ECCD) is also assisting Romanian authorities with implementing...

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Training on investigating and prosecuting terrorist financing cases for Romanian competent authorities

4-5 July 2022 Bucharest, Romania

Romanian authorities have recently finalised the country’s first Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (ML/TF) National Risk Assessment, following the Council of Europe’s Methodology, with support from the Economic Crime and Cooperation Division (ECCD) of the Council of Europe. While the...

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Presentation of the Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing National Risk Assessment Report of Romania

20 May 2022 Bucharest, Romania

On 20 May 2022, the Council of Europe Economic Crime and Cooperation Division, in cooperation with the European Commission Directorate General for Structural Reform Support (DG REFORM) and Romanian authorities hosted a high-level event to present the Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing...

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Practical implementation of the Council of Europe AML/CFT Sectoral Risk Assessment Methodology for Virtual Assets and Virtual Asset Service Providers introduced to Romanian stakeholders

19 May 2022 Bucharest, Romania

Romanian authorities have recently finalised the country’s first Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (ML/TF) National Risk Assessment, following the Council of Europe’s methodology, with support from the Economic Crime and Cooperation Division (ECCD) of the Council of Europe. While the...

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Supporting Romanian financial supervisory authorities with sectoral money laundering and terrorist financing risk assessments

19 May 2022 Bucharest, Romania

The Council of Europe’s Economic Crime and Cooperation Division, in cooperation with the European Commission Directorate General for Structural Reform Support (DG REFORM) organised a Workshop on lessons learnt and good practices for developing Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (ML/TF)...

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Romanian authorities undertake the development of their Action Plan on Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism

23 March 2022 Bucharest, Romania

In 2021, Romania launched its first Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (ML/TF) National Risk Assessment (NRA), pursuant to the Council of Europe ML/TF National Risk Assessment Methodology. Following significant work within a thorough technical process undertaken by relevant institutions...

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Supporting Romanian authorities in finalising the money laundering and terrorism financing National Risk Assessment Report

22 March 2022 Bucharest, Romania

The Council of Europe Economic Crime and Cooperation Division (ECCD) is providing continuous support to Romanian authorities in conducting the Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (ML/TF) National Risk Assessment (NRA) of Romania. Following a review of the first draft ML/TF NRA report in...

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First steps towards the preparation of the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism Action Plan of Romania

16 December 2021 Bucharest, Romania

The Council of Europe’s Economic Crime and Cooperation Division (ECCD) is currently supporting the Romanian authorities with conducting their Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (ML/TF) National Risk Assessment (NRA). As this process is advancing, the authorities participating in this...

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Discussing the First Draft Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing National Risk Assessment Report of Romania

14 December 2021 Bucharest, Romania

On 14 December 2021, the Economic Crime and Cooperation Division (ECCD) of the Council of Europe organised a Workshop to discuss the first draft Money Laundering and Terrorism financing (ML/TF) National Risk Assessment (NRA) Report of Romania. The event took place in a hybrid format in Bucharest,...

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Workshop on conducting Sectorial Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing Risk Assessment of Virtual Assets and Virtual Assets Service Providers

15 November 2021 Online Workshop

On the 15th of November of 2021, the Economic Crime and Cooperation Division of the Council of Europe held a full-day online workshop to present and train the participants of nine countries on the recently developed Council of Europe Methodology for the Sectorial Assessment of Money Laundering...

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Assessing money laundering and terrorist financing vulnerabilities with regard to legal persons and legal arrangements in Romania

21 October 2021 Bucharest, Romania

In parallel with the ongoing Money Laundering (ML) and Terrorism Financing (TF) National Risk Assessment (NRA), the Economic Crime and Cooperation Division (ECCD) is assisting the Romanian authorities with assessing the ML and TF vulnerabilities of specific sectors of the national economy. In...

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Supporting Romanian authorities with advancing the AML/CFT National Risk Assessment process

20 - 21 October 2021 Bucharest, Romania

On 20 and 21 October 2021, through a mission to Bucharest, Romania, the Economic Crime and Cooperation Division (ECCD) organised a series of in person meetings with project beneficiary institutions in order to take stock of progress made so far and further support the finalisation of the first...

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Annual Steering Committee Meeting of the SRSP initiative for Romania

15 July 2021 Online meeting

The Second Steering Committee meeting of the SRSP Project “Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing Risk Compliance: Implementing a National Mechanism to Assess and Manage Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing Risks in Romania” was held virtually on 15 July 2021. The event brought together...

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Supporting Romanian authorities with the data gathering process pursuant to the CoE AML/CFT National Risk Assessment Methodology

17 December 2020 Vision workhop

On 17 December 2020, the Council of Europe Economic Crime and Cooperation Division (ECCD) has conducted a “Workshop on data gathering tools pursuant to the CoE AML/CFT National Risk Assessment Methodology”. The workshop was organized following the request from the Romanian authorities to provide...

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Training of Romanian stakeholders on the risk assessment process pursuant to the Council of Europe AML/CFT National Risk Assessment Methodology

4 September 2020 Strasbourg, France

On the 4th of September, the Council of Europe’s Economic Crime and Cooperation Division conducted an on-line training for Romanian government officials, private and NPO sector representatives on how to assess money laundering and terrorist financing risks pursuant to the CoE AML/CFT National...

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Project supporting in-depth analysis of Romania’s AML/CFT risks launched

15 July 2020 Video conference

The 2020 CoE/EU Structural Reform Support Programme initiative for Romania was launched on 15 July 2020, through a virtual kick-off meeting of the project Steering Committee. The meeting was opened by representatives of key counterparts in Romania, namely the Financial Intelligence Unit, the...

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