01 June, 2021
The EAG Secretariat participated via videoconferencing in the international scientific-practical conference on "Contemporary Legal Science and Education: Current Problems and Solutions" organized by the Academy of the General Prosecutor’s Office of the Republic of Uzbekistan on the occasion of the 3rd anniversary of its foundation.
More than 500 foreign and national experts, representatives of more than 20 countries, and 10 international organizations took part in the conference.
EAG Executive Secretary Sergey Teterukov delivered opening remarks and welcomed the participants of the conference.
The conference participants shared their experiences in law enforcement activity, countering contemporary challenges, and implementation of international standards in the field of countering corruption, money laundering and terrorist financing, as well as ensuring the protection of human rights in investigative activities.
Within the work of the parallel session No 4 on combating money laundering, financing of terrorism, and asset recovery the EAG Secretariat has presented the report "Importance of legislative establishment and regulation of the financial investigation procedures in the EAG member-states as a tool to improve efficiency of combating money laundering and terrorist financing".
The report emphasized the urgency of considering the issue of legislative regulation of financial investigations in the EAG member states and demonstrated the positive experience of the Republic of Tajikistan, which adopted in April 2021 the Instruction on conducting proprietary (parallel financial) investigations. Participants of the conference were informed on conduction by the Eurasian group on combating money laundering and financing of terrorism of the project on preparation of the document on peculiarities of legal regulation and conduction of financial investigations in the field of AML/CFT in the Eurasian region within the framework of activity of the Working group on typologies and combating financing of terrorism and crime.