Anti-Money Laundering: Update on the EU Policy and Legislative Framework

Date: 11 October 2018

Time: 08:30

Duration: 2 days

Location: Trier, Germany

Cost: Registration before 11 Sep 2018: 621€ / Registration after 11 Sep 2018: 690 €

Organiser: Academy of European Law

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This seminar will explain the current European anti-money laundering landscape and focus on the challenges and changes arising from the transposition of the fourth Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Directive as well as the novelties brought by the fifth Directive.

Key topics:

  • The latest AML/FATF trends;
  • Practical changes and challenges for the financial services sector in the 4th and upcoming 5th AML Directives;
  • Innovations regarding due diligence on customers;
  • Challenges related to beneficial ownership information;
  • Novelties regarding politically exposed persons (PEP);
  • Risk assessment and its technological dimension;
  • The EU Supranational Risk Assessment Report;
  • The Commission’s roadmap for a new methodology to assess high-risk third countries;
  • Building effective transaction monitoring;
  • Virtual currencies;
  • Tackling terrorism financing;
  • The European Commission’s anti-tax-avoidance package.

Who should attend?

Anti-money laundering officers, compliance officers, lawyers in private practice, in-house counsel, notaries, government officials, professionals in the gambling sector, and other stakeholders working in the financial services sector.