Tag Archive: European Union

Closing Gaps in Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive

The European Union’s (EU) Fifth Anti-Money Laundering (AMLD5) became binding recently on Monday, July 9 and even after two years of reforming the anti-money laundering (AML) provisions and regulations, the new directive still faces weaknesses and limitations in preventing illicit… Read more >

Bulgaria’s New Anti-Money Laundering Act

In an effort to combat money laundering, the Bulgarian Parliament is in the process of passing the Measures Against Money Laundering Directive Act (the “Bill”) as ordered by the European Union’s 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (4th AMLD).  The Bill, which… Read more >

AML Compliance Gets Serious In the EU

The European Union is becoming more strict about enforcement of anti-money laundering (AML) laws and regulations utilizing its new directive (AMLD4) to manage risks of money laundering, crime organizations, and terrorism especially in areas of high vulnerability such as crowdfunding… Read more >