Materials

This section includes all materials delivered in the framework of LIGHT project. They’re made available to anyone interested in order to maximise the impact of the project.

TRAINING MATERIAL

Training seminar on anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism – Sofia, 26th and 27th May 2022

Prof. Dr. Irena ILIEVA, Director of the Institute for the State and the Law, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences – INTERNATIONAL LEGAL ASPECTS OF THE FIGHT AGAINTST THE FINANCING OF TERRORISM (BG)

Assoc. Prof. Todor KOLAROV, D.Sc., Head of the National and International Security Department, New Bulgarian University and Dr. Gergana YORDANOVA, Department of National and International Security, New Bulgarian University – SOME MONEY LAUNDERING TYPOLOGIES WITHIN LEGAL SERVICES

Assoc. Prof. Todor KOLAROV, D.Sc., Head of the National and International Security Department, New Bulgarian University and Dr. Gergana YORDANOVA, Department of National and International Security, New Bulgarian University –SOURCES OF AML/CFT OBLIGATIONS FOR LAWYERS NOTARIES; KYC AND CDD; UBO AND REPORTING OBLIGATIONS; STATISTICS AND PROTECTION OF DATA AND REPORTING “GATEKEEPERS”; COLLECTION OF EVIDENCE AND COOPERATION WITH THE REGULATORY AND CONTROL BODIES.

Inspector Tsvetan YOTSOV, Unit on Fight against financial crimes and cybercrime, Directorate National Police, Ministry of Interior – REPORTING OBLIGATIONS, DATA STORAGE UNDER THE LMML (LAW ON MEASURES AGAINST MONEY-LAUNDERING), EVIDENCE GATHERING AND COOPERATION WITH REGULATORY BODIES (BG)

Atty. Oleg TEMNIKOV, Bulgarian Association of European Law, lawyer at the international law firm Wolf Theiss – NEW RULES ON THE PROTECTION OF WHISTLEBLOWERS

Atty. Paolo LESSIO, Milan Bar Association, Studio Cislaghi Lessio Associati – AML FOR LAWYERS IN ITALY

Case studies

 

Training seminar on EU AML/CFT risk assessment methodologies and EU and FATF guidelines for liberal professions – Brussels, 28th and 29th April 2022

Pauline MAUFORT, Member of the Brussels Bar, lawyer specialised in private tax and property law, tax and financial crime procedures, anti-money laundering and Michael FERNANDEZ-BERTIER – Director of the Department on financial crime prevention at Compliance4Business – EU RISK ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY AND EU AND FATF GUIDELINES FOR LEGAL PROFESSIONS

Benjamin RIZZO, EESC member, Group III, co-rapporteur of the opinion on the AML legislative package – ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING: EESC INPUT

Kris MESKENS, Secretary-General of CTIF-CFI – THE BELGIAN FIU: LATEST DEVELOPMENTS REGARDING ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING AND TERRORIST FINANCING AND INVESTIGATIONS

 

Training seminar on EU AML/CFT architecture and the role of legal professions – Rome, 31st March and 1st April 2022

Domenico MAGLIOCCO, Commander of the Command for Protection of Economy and Finance, Guardia di Finanza – THE ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING SYSTEM (IT)

Giacomo OBERTO, Secretary General of the International Association of Judges – JUDGES AND NOTARIES IN EUROPE: POSSIBLE COMMON DENOMINATORS

Mario PALAZZI, Deputy Public Prosecutor at the Court of Rome, District Anti-Mafia Directorate – CASE STUDIES & BEST PRACTICES: THE ROLE OF MAGISTRATES (IT)

Domenico J. MARCHETTI, Director of Quantitative Methods and Strategic Analysis, Financial Intelligence Unit, Bank of Italy – BIG DATA AND ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING (IT)

Vincenzo GUNNELLA, Coordinator of the AML Committee of the National Council of Notaries – THE DATA WAREHOUSE MODEL OF THE COUNCIL OF NOTARIES (IT)

Benjamin RIZZO, EESC member, Group III, co-rapporteur of the opinion on the AML legislative package – ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING: EESC INPUT

Antonio CAPPIELLO, National interlocutor for Italy of the European Notarial Network (ENN) – ECONOMIC ANALYSIS AND AML FRAMEWORK

 

PODCAST

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VIDEO

Training seminar on EU AML/CFT architecture and the role of legal professions – Rome, 31st March and 1st April 2022

Thursday 31st March Italian – original audio

Thursday 31st March, afternoon Italian – original audio

Friday 1st April, morning Italian – original audio

Friday 1st April, afternoon Italian – original audio

 

OTHER PROJECT RESULTS

Following the organisation of four national focus groups, the consortium produced a report assessing the implementation of EU law on AML/CFT at national level (in Belgium, Bulgaria, Italy and Spain). The report focuses in particular on the role of lawyers and notaries as obliged entities and their obligations.

 

DOCUMENTS ON AML/CFT

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USEFUL LINKS

European Commission

The Commission adopted robust legislation to fight against money laundering and terrorist financing, ensuring effective application of this legislation by reviewing transposition of EU acquis and working with networks of competent authorities.

The Commission  pursues the objective to train justice professionals on EU law, as an essential tool to ensure the correct and effective application of EU law, to foster mutual trust among justice professionals and to support the implementation of the EU values and principles.

Joint Committees ESAs

The joint committee of the European Supervisory Authorities carries out work in areas related to AML/CFT. In particular, it issues guidelines and opinions to help national competent authorities to understand the regulatory expectations.

EBA

The European Banking Authority is required to ensure the integrity, transparency and orderly functioning of financial markets. As part of this mandate, it works to prevent the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering and terrorist financing.

FATF

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is the main international body concerned with combating money laundering, the financing of terrorism and other threats to the integrity of the international financial system.

Moneyval

The Committee of experts on the Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering measures and the Financing of Terrorism – Moneyval is a permanent monitoring body of the Council of Europe entrusted with the task of assessing compliance with AML/CFT standards.

Egmont

The Egmont Group is a united body of 166 Financial Intelligence Units, which provides an international platform for the secure exchange of expertise and financial intelligence to combat money laundering and terrorist financing.

e-Justice Portal

The European e-Justice Portal is conceived as a future one-stop-shop in the area of justice and aims to provide information on justice systems and improve access to justice throughout the EU, in 23 languages.

CCBE

The Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) is an international non-profit association, representing, through its members, more than one million European Lawyers. Its membership includes the bars and law societies of 45 countries from the EU, the EEA and wider Europe.

CNUE

CNUE is the official body representing the notarial profession in dealings with European institutions. Speaking for the profession, it negotiates and makes decisions for the EU notariats. It represents the notariats of all EU Member States familiar with this institution