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The New AML Regulator for Europe

The European Union has for some time, been trying to work out how best to combat financial crime that impacts EU finances. Formally launched on 1 June this year, a new office, the European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO) has been created. It was first established in 2017 with powers to investigate and prosecute crimes against… Read More

Beneficial Ownership – more consistency needed in the EU

In a May 2021 report by Transparency International (TI) called ‘Access Denied? Availability and Accessibility of Beneficial Ownership Data in The European Union’ the authors explain how the great majority of countries across the European Union (24 out of 27) have a private central beneficial ownership information register in place. The three that do not… Read More