MONEYVAL holds virtual working meetings (30 June – 3 July 2020)

30/06/2020 Strasbourg

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...

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MONEYVAL Chair presents at high-level conference on the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic under the Greek Chairmanship of the Council of Europe

17 June 2020 Strasbourg

The President of MONEYVAL, Ms Elżbieta Frankow-Jaśkiewicz, participated in the conference organised by the Greek Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe "Protection of human life and public health in the context of a pandemic – Effectively responding to a sanitary...

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Montenegro exits MONEYVAL’s Fourth Round regular follow-up procedure

18/05/2020 Strasbourg

In a report published today, following the completion of its 1st Intersessional Consultation, the Council of Europe’s anti-money laundering body MONEYVAL, adopted Montenegro’s second revised follow-up Report and removed the country from MONEYVAL’s 4th round regular follow-up process. The report...

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COVID-19-related Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Risks and Policy Responses

12/05/2020 Strasbourg

As part of a coordinated response to the increase in COVID-19-related crimes, including fraud, cybercrime, misdirection or exploitation of government funds or international financial assistance, which is creating new sources of proceeds for illicit actors, the FATF issued a paper on...

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MONEYVAL trains new assessors for its mutual evaluations

02/03/2020 Berlin

From 24-28 February 2020, MONEYVAL - jointly with the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) - held an assessor training workshop in Berlin, Germany. 50 prospective assessors (originating from a total of 31 different countries from four different continents) received training on the 2012 FATF...

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Gibraltar needs to invest more efforts in identifying, investigating and prosecuting money laundering and in confiscation of proceeds of crime

12/02/2020 Strasbourg

In a report published today, the Council of Europe’s anti-money laundering body MONEYVAL calls on the authorities of the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar to better use the tools and mechanisms they have in place to combat money laundering and financing of terrorism. The report makes a...

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Cyprus should pursue money laundering from criminal proceeds generated outside of the country more aggressively

12/02/2020 Strasbourg

In a report published today, the Council of Europe’s anti-money laundering body MONEYVAL calls on the Cypriot authorities to pursue more aggressively money laundering from criminal proceeds generated outside of Cyprus, and take a more proactive approach to the freezing and confiscation of foreign...

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MONEYVAL publishes follow-up report on Andorra

24/01/2020 Strasbourg

As a result of Andorra’s progress in strengthening its framework to tackle money laundering and terrorist financing since adoption of its mutual evaluation report in September 2017, MONEYVAL has re-rated the country with three Recommendations of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) originally...

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MONEYVAL publishes follow-up report on Hungary

24/01/2020 Strasbourg

As a result of Hungary’s progress in strengthening its framework to tackle money laundering and terrorist financing since the adoption of its mutual evaluation report in September 2016, MONEYVAL has re-rated the country with one Recommendation of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) originally...

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MONEYVAL publishes follow-up report on Slovenia

23/01/2020 Strasbourg

As a result of Slovenia’s progress in strengthening its framework to tackle money laundering and terrorist financing since the adoption of its mutual evaluation report in June 2017, MONEYVAL assessed the compliance of the country with the new requirements of the Recommendations of the Financial...

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MONEYVAL publishes follow-up report on Serbia

23/01/2020 Strasbourg

As a result of Serbia’s progress in strengthening its framework to tackle money laundering and terrorist financing since the adoption of its mutual evaluation report in April 2016, MONEYVAL has re-rated the country with three Recommendations of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) originally...

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MONEYVAL publishes follow-up report on Latvia

22/01/2020 Strasbourg

As a result of Latvia’s progress in strengthening its framework to tackle money laundering and terrorist financing since its mutual evaluation report in July 2018, MONEYVAL has re-rated the country on ten Recommendations originally rated as “partially compliant” and one Recommendation originally...

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MONEYVAL publishes follow-up report on Albania

22/01/2020 Strasbourg

As a result of Albania’s progress in strengthening its framework to tackle money laundering and terrorist financing since its mutual evaluation report in July 2018, MONEYVAL has re-rated the country on five Recommendations originally rated as “partially compliant” and one Recommendation...

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The Russian Federation's measures to combat money laundering and terrorist financing

17/12/2019 Paris

The Russian Federation (Russia) has an in-depth understanding of its money laundering and terrorist financing risks and has established policies and laws to address these risks, but it should enhance its approach to supervision and prioritise the investigation and prosecution of complex money...

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Outcome of MONEYVAL's 59th Plenary meeting

06/12/2019 Strasbourg

The Committee of Experts on the Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering Measures and the Financing of Terrorism (MONEYVAL) held its 59th Plenary meeting in Strasbourg from 2 to 6 December 2019. 320 participants from MONEYVAL’s 36 member states and jurisdictions (as well as observer states and...

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Council of Europe anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing Committee visits Georgia

15/11/2019 Strasbourg

A delegation of the Council of Europe's Committee of Experts for the Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering Measures and the Financing of Terrorism (MONEYVAL) carried out an onsite visit to Georgia from 4 to 15 November 2019. The delegation was composed of MONEYVAL experts with a legal, law...

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Council of Europe anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing Committee visits Slovak Republic

21/10/2019 Strasbourg

A delegation of the Council of Europe's Committee of Experts for the Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering Measures and the Financing of Terrorism (MONEYVAL) carried out an onsite visit to the Slovak Republic from 6 to 18 October 2019. The delegation was composed of MONEYVAL experts with a legal,...

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MONEYVAL: swift action needed against increased money laundering and terrorist financing risks

25/09/2019 Strasbourg

Strasbourg, 25.09.2019 - In its annual report for 2018, published today, the Council of Europe anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing body MONEYVAL calls on states to ensure that they have appropriate measures in place to combat “dirty money”. The impact by economic crime,...

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MONEYVAL commences evaluation process of Poland

24/09/2019 Strasbourg

MONEYVAL has commenced its 5th round mutual evaluation of Poland with a two-day training (24-25 September 2019) on the evaluation process for the authorities and representatives from the private sector. The training is provided by the MONEYVAL Secretariat one year in advance of the onsite visit...

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MONEYVAL commences evaluation process of Croatia

20/09/2019 Strasbourg

MONEYVAL has commenced its 5th round mutual evaluation of Croatia with a two-day training (19-20 September 2019) on the evaluation process for the authorities and representatives from the private sector. The training is provided by the MONEYVAL Secretariat one year in advance of the onsite visit...

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