From 30 June to 3 July 2020, the Committee of Experts on the Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering Measures and the Financing of Terrorism – MONEYVAL, holds working meetings on strategic, procedural issues, as well as matters related to typologies and risk monitoring.
Representatives of all MONEYVAL delegations, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), FATF-style regional bodies (FSRBs), and observers participate in the discussions. In particular, the meeting agenda covers topics such as the impact of COVID-19 on the MONEYVAL planning and operations, the 2020 – 2022 MONEYVAL Workplan, horizontal issues identified in recent mutual evaluation and follow-up reports and updates on recent FATF and EU developments.
In addition, discussions will cover the area of ML/FT and PF risk monitoring and the typologies work initiated by MONEYVAL in accordance with its Strategy for 2020-2022. Preliminary findings will be presented on the COVID-19 related ML/FT risks and trends, and the horizontal review of Immediate Outcome 9. There are also discussions on the way forward on MONEYVAL’s regional counter terrorism financing operational plan and potential typologies research topics for 2020 – 2021.