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Council of Europe: what are the findings after the MONEYVAL’s 46th Plenary meeting?

The Council of Europe’s anti-money laundering body MONEYVAL met in Strasbourg for its 46th plenary meeting between the 8th and the 12th of December. The picture provided by MONEVAL shows that Bosnia and Herzegovina needs to immediately and meaningfully address its remaining deficiencies in its anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing legislation, in particular by […]

4th EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive: another reason to act promptly

On the 9th December 2014, Guardian published a letter wrote by several investigative journalists. All of them are urging the new European Commission President, Jean-Claude Juncker, to ensure that the legislative process for adopting the 4th EU AML Directive is going forward. The following is the content of their letter: As investigative journalists, we believe in […]

What’s new on the Corruption Perception Index 2014?

Last night Transparency International released the Corruption Perceptions Index 2014. At the first analysis of the data, there are not many surprises. However, it is worth noting that: Turkey and China’s rating on perceived corruption has fallen steeply (respectively from 50 to 45 points, and from 40 to 36 points); More than two thirds of […]