Secondment of an official to MONEYVAL : call for candidates - deadline for applications : 20 December 2016

2 December 2016

The Directorate General I - Human Rights and Rule of Law - is currently looking for an official to be seconded for a minimum period of one year, commencing as soon as possible. The Seconded official will provide expert assistance to the Directorate of Information Society and Action against Crime...

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MONEYVAL publishes its latest report on Hungary

30 November 2016 Hungary

In its new report published today, MONEYVAL welcomes that the number of investigations and prosecutions for money laundering in Hungary are on the rise. However, it considers that the fight against money laundering is not a priority objective. The report analyses the implementation by Hungary of...

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Outcome of MONEYVAL's 51st Plenary meeting

5 October 2016 Strasbourg, France

MONEYVAL held its 51st plenary meeting in Strasbourg from 27 to 29 September 2016. At this meeting, the Plenary, inter alia: Adopted the 5th round MER and executive summary on Hungary, decided to place the country in enhanced follow-up and requested it to report back to the Plenary in December...

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MONEYVAL's annual report: anti-terrorist financing measures not fully exploited yet

26 September 2016

Following the publication today of MONEYVAL's annual report, its Chair, Daniel Thelesklaf, pointed out that identifying the financing of terrorism has not yet been fully exploited as a strategy in the overall fight against terrorism. “We are struggling to find ways how to better combat terrorism....

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Secondment of two officials to MONEYVAL: call for candidates - deadline for applications: 9 October 2016

20 September 2016

The Directorate General I - Human Rights and Rule of Law - is currently looking for two officials to be seconded for a minimum period of one year, commencing as soon as possible. The Seconded officials will provide expert assistance to the Directorate of Information Society and Action against...

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VACANCY NOTICE: Programme Manager to MONEYVAL: call for candidates - Deadline for applications: 12 September 2016

9 August 2016

The Directorate General I - Human Rights and Rule of Law is currently looking for a Programme Manager. The post holder will perform the following key duties: Plans, organises and implements MONEYVAL’s evaluation programme under its Fifth Round of Mutual Evaluations, based on the 2012 standards of...

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MONEYVAL publishes its latest report on Serbia

9 June 2016 Serbia

In its new report published today, MONEYVAL analyses the implementation by Serbia of international standards on money laundering and terrorist financing since the last evaluation in 2009, and recommends an action plan to address the shortcomings. MONEYVAL praised the authorities of Serbia for...

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MONEYVAL publishes its latest report on the UK’s Crown Dependency of Jersey

24 May 2016 Jersey

Jersey has a mature and sophisticated regime for tackling money laundering and the financing of terrorism, as well as an internationally-recognised mechanism to ensure transparency of beneficial ownership information. However, the number of money laundering convictions and confiscations is...

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50th Plenary meeting of the Committee on the Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering Measures and the Financing of Terrorism (MONEYVAL)

15 April 2016

Speaking at the opening session of its 50th Plenary meeting, Deputy Secretary General Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni highlighted that “in the past two decades, MONEYVAL has become a globally renowned player in the anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing community.” She added that...

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MONEYVAL publishes the first report in its 5th Mutual Evaluation Round on Armenia

28 January 2016 Armenia

In the first report published by MONEYVAL in the 5th Mutual Evaluation Round, Armenia is urged to develop an effective national policy to investigate and prosecute money laundering. The report analyses the implementation by Armenia of international standards on money laundering and terrorist...

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Guernsey urged to strengthen financial penalties related to money laundering and terrorist financing

15 January 2016 Guernsey

Council of Europe experts on money laundering and the financing of terrorism have urged the United Kingdom’s Crown Dependency of Guernsey to increase the penalties which can be applied to financial institutions in this area. Further progress is needed in the number of investigations, prosecutions...

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Outcome of MONEYVAL's 49th Plenary meeting

16 December 2015 Strasbourg, France

MONEYVAL held its 49th plenary meeting in Strasbourg from 8 to 11 December 2015. At this meeting, the Plenary, inter alia: Adopted the 4th round MER and executive summary on the UK Crown Dependency of Jersey and decided to place the jurisdiction under the biennial follow-up procedure; Adopted...

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Holy See should step up money laundering prosecutions

15 December 2015

The Council of Europe’s anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing body MONEYVAL today published the second progress report of the Holy See/Vatican City State. The report evaluates its compliance with the recommendations made by MONEYVAL in its Mutual Evaluation Report in July 2012 and...

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Terrorist Financing: FATF Report to G20 Leaders - actions being taken by the FATF

1 December 2015

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) published its report to G20 Leaders on the global implementation of key counter-terrorist financing measures - making it a criminal offence to finance terrorism, and using targeted financial sanctions to freeze the assets of terrorists and their financiers....

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MONEYVAL report on the 4th round assessment visit in Bosnia and Herzegovina

19 November 2015 Bosnia and Herzegovina

The mutual evaluation report on the 4th assessment visit in Bosnia and Herzegovina is now available. The report was adopted at MONEYVAL’s 48th Plenary Meeting (Strasbourg, 14 – 18 September 2015). The MONEYVAL 4th cycle of assessments is a follow-up round, in which important FATF Recommendations...

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FATF Working Groups and Plenary Meetings (Paris, 21-23 October 2015)

30 October 2015 Paris, France

MONEYVAL participated in the Working Groups and the FATF Plenary meeting held under the Korean Presidency. At this meeting, the FATF: Worked on terrorist financing, which remains the FATF top priority, including: Revising the Interpretive Note to Recommendation 5 to address the foreign terrorist...

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Secondment of three officials to MONEYVAL: call for candidates - Deadline for applications: 03 November 2015.

27 October 2015

The Directorate General I - Human Rights and Rule of Law is currently looking for three officials to be seconded for a minimum period of one year, commencing as soon as possible. The seconded officials will provide expert assistance to the Directorate of Information Society and Action against...

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Mutual Evaluation of Andorra : 3rd Follow-up Report now available

22 October 2015 Andorra

During its 48th Plenary Meeting (Strasbourg, 14 – 18 September 2015), MONEYVAL recognised that Andorra had taken sufficient action in addressing the deficiencies identified in the 2012 Report on the 4th assessment visit and could be removed from enhanced and regular follow-up procedures under...

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MONEYVAL to evaluate measures against money laundering and terrorist financing in Gibraltar

19 October 2015 Gibraltar

The Committee of Ministers representing the 47 Council of Europe member states has adopted a Resolution agreeing to a request of the United Kingdom that the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar be evaluated by the anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing body MONEYVAL, and be...

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MONEYVAL lifts public statement on Bosnia and Herzegovina

18 September 2015 Bosnia and Herzegovina

In its 48th plenary meeting (14 to 18 September) MONEYVAL decided to lift its Public Statementon Bosnia and Herzegovina since a number of key amendments to the Criminal Code were adopted in May 2015 to address outstanding shortcomings in relation to the money laundering offence and the...

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