MONEYVAL carries out evaluation visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina

29.02.2024 Sarajevo

As part of the mutual evaluation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, a team of evaluators from the Council of Europe's Committee of Experts on the Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering Measures and the Financing of Terrorism (MONEYVAL) carried out an on-site visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina from 12 to 28...

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Joint training of FATF Style Regional Bodies

29.02.2024 Paris

A joint training was held in Paris from 26-27 February which brought together senior staff of FATF, FATF-Style Regional Bodies such as MONEYVAL and the IMF. The training covered inter alia the procedures for the new round of mutual evaluations, recent changes to the FATF Recommendations, and to...

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MONEYVAL delegation takes part in the FATF Working Groups and Plenary Meeting

29.02.2024 PARIS

A MONEYVAL delegation, led by its President Mr Nicola Muccioli, took an active part in the FATF plenary and working groups meetings held in Paris from 19 to 23 February 2024. The delegation contributed to all working groups and issues discussed by the global network, including for example...

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MONEYVAL welcomes Gibraltar’s removal from the FATF's "grey list"

29.02.2024 STRASBOURG

The Council of Europe´s anti money laundering and counter terrorist financing body MONEYVAL welcomed that the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) decided at its plenary meeting held in Paris, from 21 to 24 February that Gibraltar will no longer be subject to the FATF's monitoring under its ongoing...

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MONEYVAL holds the first typologies meeting in 2024

15 February 2024 Strasbourg

The Project Team members met for the first time to initiate and discuss the way forward for the typologies project “Proceeds and conflict”. Led by Ukraine, the project aims at identifying ML trends and typologies connected to military conflicts, and sharing good practices and potential risk...

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Azerbaijan should step up investigations and prosecutions of money laundering and improve supervisory arrangements, says MONEYVAL

12 February 2024 Strasbourg

In the new report published today, Council of Europe’s anti-money laundering body MONEYVAL calls on Azerbaijan authorities to further strengthen measures to combat money laundering (ML), the financing of terrorism (TF) and financing of proliferation, in particular in the areas of preventive...

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Montenegro should step up efforts to investigate and effectively prosecute money laundering, and strengthen the supervision of high-risk non-financial businesses and professions

1 February 2024 Strasbourg

In a report published today, the Council of Europe’s anti-money laundering body MONEYVAL calls on the Montenegrin authorities to further strengthen measures to combat money laundering and the financing of terrorism. Since 2015, when MONEYVAL last provided a comprehensive evaluation of Montenegro,...

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First MONEYVAL and FATF joint assessors training held in Helsinki

25 January 2024 Helsinki, Finland

In the preparation of the next cycle of assessments, which will place an even greater focus on effectiveness and on countries’ risk and context, MONEYVAL and the FATF organised a week-long assessors training in Helsinki. Last week, 44 experts from 26 countries from MONEYVAL and around the FATF...

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Outcomes of MONEYVAL 66th Plenary Meeting

15 December 2023 Strasbourg

The 66th Plenary meeting of the Committee of Experts on the Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering Measures and the Financing of Terrorism (MONEYVAL) and working group meetings were held from 11 to 15 December 2023 with Ms Elżbieta Frankow-Jaśkiewicz (Poland) in the Chair. The meeting brought...

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Future of AML: building resilience in the evolving financial crime environment

7 November 2023 Riga, Latvia

The Conference “Future of AML: building resilience in the evolving financial crime environment” organized within the framework of the Latvian Presidency of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe took place in Riga from 6 to 7 November 2023. This high-level international conference ...

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Job vacancy: Programme Manager

10 October 2023 Strasbourg

The MONEYVAL Secretariat is seeking to recruit a Programme Manager to contribute to the implementation of MONEYVAL’s evaluation programme and to advise on anti-money laundering and combating terrorist financing (AML/CFT) issues. Key areas of work include: • Lead and carry out assessments of...

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MONEYVAL Chair takes part in a meeting on the future of FATF recommendation 8

27 September 2023

From 26 to 27 September 2023, Elżbieta Frankow-Jaśkiewicz, Chair of MONEYVAL, took part in an event on « Risk and consequence : the future of FATF recommendation 8 for financial integrity and for civil society », organised by the EU AML/CFT Global Facility, Deutsche Gesellschaft für...

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MONEYVAL carries out evaluation visit to the UK Crown Dependency of Jersey

27 September 2023 Jersey

A delegation of the Council of Europe's Committee of Experts on the Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering Measures and the Financing of Terrorism (MONEYVAL) is carrying out an on-site visit to the United Kingdom Crown Dependency of Jersey from 27 September to 10 October 2023, as part of MONEYVAL’s...

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MONEYVAL continues the evaluation process of Azerbaijan

14 September 2023 Strasbourg

In the framework of the 5th round of mutual evaluation of Azerbaijan, MONEYVAL organized a Face-to-Face meeting between the assessment team and Azerbaijanian authorities from 12 to 14 September 2023 in Strasbourg (France). The Face-to-Face meeting is organized approximately two months prior the...

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MONEYVAL continues the evaluation process of Montenegro

8 September 2023 Strasbourg

MONEYVAL has continued its 5th round mutual evaluation of Montenegro with a face-to-face meeting between the assessment team and country’s authorities held from 6 to 8 September 2023 in Strasbourg (France). This meeting is organised approximately two months prior to the Plenary meeting where the...

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MONEYVAL Chair takes part in the Regional Consultation for Non-Profit Organisations of Asian-Pacific Region

27 July 2023 Indonesia

Elżbieta Frankow-Jaśkiewicz, Chair of MONEYVAL, took part in the 5th and final regional consultation for non-profit organisations of Asian Pacific region from July 25th to 27th, which was organized by the EU Global Facility in collaboration with the Global NPO Coalition on FATF. The Regional...

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Romania should step up efforts to investigate and prosecute money laundering and strengthen supervision

18 July 2023 Strasbourg

In a report published today, MONEYVAL calls on the Romanian authorities to further strengthen measures to combat money laundering (ML) and the financing of terrorism (TF). The report provides a comprehensive assessment of the country’s level of compliance with standards set by the Financial...

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MONEYVAL calls on North Macedonia to improve investigation and prosecution to combat money laundering and financing of terrorism

12 July 2023 Strasbourg

In a report published today, Council of Europe’s anti-money laundering body MONEYVAL calls on North Macedonia’s authorities to further strengthen measures to combat money laundering (ML), financing of terrorism (FT) and financing of proliferation (FP), in particular in the investigation and...

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Virtual assets: Typologies report on money laundering and terrorist financing risks in the world of virtual assets

6 July 2023 Strasbourg

MONEYVAL publishes today a report on money laundering and financing of terrorism risks in the world of virtual assets and their service providers in MONEYVAL members states and territories. The report finds that MONEYVAL members continue to struggle with implementation of the FATF Recommendation...

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MONEYVAL report on Slovenia: virtual assets sector measures improved and powers of customs authorities strengthened

26 June 2023 Strasbourg

Slovenia improved its measures to combat money laundering and terrorist financing, concludes the Council of Europe’s anti-money laundering body MONEYVAL in a follow-up report released today. Minor deficiencies remain in implementation of other recommendations. This report focuses on Slovenia’s...

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