Isle of Man required to take further steps against money laundering and terrorist financing

29 November 2022 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe’s committee of experts on money laundering and the financing of terrorism, MONEYVAL, has again called for internal control requirements to be extended in the Isle of Man. MONEYVAL published today its fourth follow-up report on the Isle of Man, following a mutual evaluation...

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MONEYVAL report on Georgia: improvements in the Financial Monitoring Service powers to disseminate information to law enforcement authorities, but other deficiencies remain

28 November 2022 Strasbourg

Georgia has improved its measures to combat money laundering and terrorist financing; it has demonstrated good progress and has been upgraded from “partially compliant” to “largely compliant” with the FATF (Financial Action Task Force) Recommendation 29, related to Financial Intelligence Units,...

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MONEYVAL report on Cyprus: improvements on measures to combat money laundering and the financing of terrorism

25 November 2022 Strasbourg

Cyprus has made some progress in improving its level of compliance with Financial Action Task Force (FATF) standards on combatting money laundering and the financing of terrorism, according to the second enhanced follow-up report published today by the Council of Europe’s Committee of Experts on...

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MONEYVAL acknowledges Slovakia’s steady improvements in measures to prevent money laundering: new report

24 November 2022 Strabourg

The Republic of Slovakia has improved measures to combat money laundering (ML) and terrorist financing (TF), demonstrating good progress in the level of compliance with the FATF (Financial Action Task Force) standards, concludes the Council of Europe’s anti-money laundering body MONEYVAL in a...

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MONEYVAL report on Czech Republic: improvements to detect the physical cross-border transportation of currency and bearer negotiable instruments

23 November 2022 Strasbourg

The Czech Republic has taken some steps to enhance its level of compliance with the FATF (Financial Action Task Force) standards to combat money laundering and terrorist financing, in particular concerning the physical cross-border transportation of currency and bearer negotiable instruments,...

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The MONEYVAL Chair takes part in the Third Ministerial Conference 'No Money for Terror' in New Delhi

18-19 November 2022 New Delhi

The Chair of MONEYVAL Ms Elżbieta Franków-Jaśkiewicz took part in the Third Ministerial Conference 'No Money for Terror' in New Delhi, 18-19 November 2022. It included over 500 delegates from across the world, including Ministers, Heads of Multilateral organisations and Financial Action Task...

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High-level joint visit of the MONEYVAL Chair and FATF Secretariat to Bulgaria

3-4 November 2022 Sofia, Bulgaria

The Chair of MONEYVAL Ms Elżbieta Franków-Jaśkiewicz visited Sofia to hold high-level meetings with policymakers in Bulgaria on the implementation of MONEYVAL’s recommendations. The visit was held jointly with representatives of the FATF Secretariat. The Joint MONEYVAL-FATF delegation met with...

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MONEYVAL launches the evaluation process of the UK Crown Dependency of Jersey (1 and 2 November 2022 in St. Helier)

3 November 2022 Strasbourg

MONEYVAL has launched its 5th round mutual evaluation process of the United Kingdom Crown Dependency of Jersey with a high-level exchange including the Deputy Elaine Millar, Assistant Minister for Treasury and Resources, Deputy Philip Ozouf, Minister for External Relations and the Chair of...

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MONEYVAL launches the evaluation process of Bosnia and Herzegovina (27 and 28 October 2022 in Sarajevo)

2 November 2022 Strasbourg

MONEYVAL has launched its 5th round mutual evaluation process of Bosnia and Herzegovina with a high-level exchange including the Deputy Minister of Justice, Mr Nezir Pivic and the Chair of MONEYVAL, Ms Elżbieta FRANKOW-JAŚKIEWICZ. The high-level exchange was followed by a training for the...

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Islamic Development Bank becomes an observer to MONEYVAL

13 October 2022 Strasbourg

Following a request to MONEYVAL by the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) to obtain observer status, the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, as the superseding body to MONEYVAL, considered and agreed with this request. The decision implemented through an amendment to the Statute of...

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MONEYVAL carries out evaluation visit to North Macedonia

7 October 2022 Skopje

As part of the mutual evaluation of North Macedonia, 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 from 21 September to 4 October 2022. The purpose...

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MONEYVAL carries out evaluation visit to Romania

7 October 2022 Bucharest

As part of the mutual evaluation of Romania, 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 Romania from 21 September to 4 October 2022. The...

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MONEYVAL carries out a Face-to-Face meeting with Estonia (14 - 16 September 2022)

16 September 2022 STRASBOURG

In the framework of the 5th round of mutual evaluation of Estonia, MONEYVAL organized a Face-to-Face meeting between the assessment team and Estonian authorities from 14 to 16 September 2022 in Strasbourg (France). The Face-to-Face meeting is organized approximately two months prior the Plenary...

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MONEYVAL carries out a face-to-face meeting with Monaco

15 September 2022 Strasbourg

In the framework of the 5th round of mutual evaluation of Monaco, MONEYVAL organized a Face-to-Face meeting between the assessment team and Monegasque authorities from 12 to 14 September 2022 in Strasbourg (France). The Face-to-Face meeting is organized approximately two months prior the Plenary...

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MONEYVAL acknowledges Liechtenstein’s progress in improving measures to combat money laundering and financing of terrorism

29 June 2022 Strasbourg

In a report published today, MONEYVAL encourages Liechtenstein’s authorities to further strengthen measures to combat money laundering (ML) and financing of terrorism (FT). The Council of Europe’s anti-money laundering body draws up a comprehensive assessment of the country’s level of compliance...

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MONEYVAL calls on Bulgaria to improve use of financial intelligence, investigation and prosecution, confiscations regime and other measures to combat money laundering and financing of terrorism

27 June 2022 Strasbourg

In a new report published today, the Council of Europe’s anti-money laundering body MONEYVAL draws up a comprehensive assessment of the country’s level of compliance with the Recommendations by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) as at the date of the onsite visit in September 2021. It calls...

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Outcomes of the FATF Plenary in Berlin

17 June 2022 Berlin

The MONEYVAL Chair and Secretariat took part in the FATF Plenary meeting on 14-17 June in Berlin, Germany. The FATF President’s statement on the results of the FATF Plenary may be found here. The FATF has also issued a public statement with regard to the Russian Federation, and the respective...

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MONEYVAL report on Slovenia: moderate improvements in risk assessment, but significant deficiencies remain in combating terrorism financing

10 June 2022 Strasbourg

Slovenia has moderately improved its measures to combat money laundering and terrorist financing, demonstrating some progress in the level of compliance with the FATF (Financial Action Task Force) standards. The positive steps taken by the authorities have led to the upgrade of Slovenia from...

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MONEYVAL upgrades Moldova’s ratings following improvements in measures to prevent money laundering: new report

10 June 2022 Strasbourg

The Republic of Moldova has improved measures to combat money laundering and terrorist financing, demonstrating good progress in the level of compliance with the FATF (Financial Action Task Force) standards, concludes the Council of Europe’s anti-money laundering body MONEYVAL in a follow-up...

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MONEYVAL report on Hungary: improvements in fighting money laundering and terrorist financing have led to upgraded ratings

8 June 2022 Strasbourg

Hungary has improved measures to combat money laundering and terrorist financing, demonstrating good progress in the level of compliance with the FATF (Financial Action Task Force) standards, according to a new follow-up report published today by the Council of Europe anti-money laundering body...

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