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  • 28 December 2021

    Participation in the 62nd Plenary session of MONEYVAL

    The EAG Secretariat participated in the 62nd Plenary session of the Council of Europe's Committee of Experts on the Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering Measures and the Financing of Terrorism (MONEYVAL) from 13 to 17 December 2021.  The meeting was opened by Mr Jan Kleijssen, Director of Information Society and Action against Crime of the Council of Europe.  The main items on the agenda were discussions on the results of the mutual evaluation of Croatia and Poland, as well as on the follow-up report of Cyprus. As a result, the Plenary approved the reports. Among other issues, the Secretariat of MONEYVAL presented an interim report on the implementation of the Committee's strategy for 2020-2022; presented an approach for horizontal analysis of mutual evaluation reports; approved the final report of the typological study on crisis supervision in which the EAG Secretariat took part. The Project Team Leader and Chairperson of MONEYVAL expressed gratitude to the EAG Secretariat for the contribution made within the framework of the mentioned typological reserach.   The Plenary re-elected Ms Elżbieta Franków-Jaśkiewicz as the Chair of the MONEYVAL Committee (Poland). Mr Richard Walker (Guernsey) and Ms Astghik Karamanukyan (Armenia) were elected as Vice-Chairs, Mr Ladislav Majernik (Slovakia) and Mr Matis Maeker (Estonia) were elected as Bureau members. The next plenary meeting of MONEYVAL will take place in May 2022. Source link

  • 18 November 2021

    Results of the 35th EAG Plenary meeting

    The meetings of the EAG Working Groups and the 35th Plenary Meeting of the Eurasian Group on Combating Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism (EAG) were held in virtual format on November 11-12 and 18, 2021. The meetings were attended by the representatives of the EAG Member States, the FATF Secretariat, observer states and organisations of the Group

  • 18 November 2021

    Special Public statement on the results of the 35th Plenary meeting

    The 35th Plenary Meeting of the Eurasian Group on Combating Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism (EAG) which was held in virtual format on November 18, 2021 approved the final version of the Protocol amending the EAG statutory documents – the Agreement on the EAG and the Regulation on the Procedure for forming and implementing the Budget of the EAG. The Member States agreed to sign this Protocol

  • 10 November 2021

    On publication of the Digest of Presentations of the EAG/ ITMCFM Supervision Forum

    The Digest of presentations of the VII EAG/ICMM Supervisory Forum "Tools and mechanisms for application of risk-based approach in AML/CFT supervisory activities" is published on the EAG website in the Consultations with the private sector page. The Forum was held on October 14-15, 2021 by videoconference. The representatives of Financial Intelligence Units and supervisory authorities of the EAG member states, EAG, FATF and MONEYVAL Secretariats took part in the event. The main issues of discussion and exchange of experience among the participants were key aspects of FATF methodology on application of RBA in supervision, sectoral models of ML and TF risk assessment, conducting sectoral risk assessment: methodology and practice, digitalization of the financial sector: challenges and response. For reference: The International Supervison Forum is organised annually under the auspices of EAG and the International Training and Methodology Centre for Financial Monitoring (ITMCFM). The main goal of this event is to exchange experience and best supervisory practices in the AML/CFT sphere.

  • 01 November 2021

    To the management and members of staff of the Federal Financial Monitoring Service

    The Secretariat of the Eurasian Group on Combating Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism congratulates the management and members of staff of the Federal Financial Monitoring Service on the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the agency!  

  • 14 October 2021

    The Eurasian group on combating money laundering and financing of terrorism (EAG) announces a job opening for a vacant position in the EAG Secretariat

    Eurasian Group on Combating Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism (EAG) announces a job opening for the vacant position of the Administrator of the EAG Secretariat.

  • 07 October 2021

    Best practices on Investigations of terrorism financing discussed in Uzbekistan

    On September 21-24, 2021, the training on "Countering the Financing of Terrorism: advanced course of investigations" took place at the Academy of the General Prosecutor's Office of the Republic of Uzbekistan

  • 23 September 2021

    The EAG Project Team for Regional ML/TF Risk Assessment completed its final field meetings

    Representatives of the EAG Project Team on conducting of the regional ML/TF risk assessment have held final field meetings on collection of information within the framework of the project

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