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Archive for January, 2015

Money Laundering: a new method to be aware of

In a recent article published by Lauren Connell, Managing Associate at The Volkov Law Group, Trade-Based Money Laundering (TBML) is briefly analysed. As Ms Connell pointed out, this new method is becoming increasingly exploited by money launders. For that reason, we believe to share an extract of Ms Connell’s article which reports an example of TBML and summarises […]

The 4th EU AML Directive: things moving in slow motion

On 16th January 2015, Out-Law.com reported that the presidency of the Council of Ministers wrote (2-page / 174KB PDF) to the Council’s Permanent Representatives Committee (COREPER) asking it to endorse the draft new Anti-Money Laundering Directive (91-page / 697KB PDF). The Council and European Parliament reached political consensus on the anti-money laundering reforms last month and the endorsement by COREPER is […]