United Kingdom: Experts warn Jersey authorities over money laundering prosecutions and convictions

The Council of Europe’s Committee of Experts on the Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering Measures and the Financing of Terrorism (or MONEYVAL) wants Jersey to increase the number of money-laundering convictions and confiscations.

Armenia: New anti-money laundering measures and financing of terrorism report

“Significant weaknesses in the investigation and prosecution of money laundering” in Armenia, are uncovered in a new Council of Europe report.

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Compliance with anti-money laundering standards

The Council of Europe’s anti-money laundering committee ( MONEYVAL) has decided to lift its Public Statement on Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Montenegro: Report urges “proactive” investigations and prosecutions into money laundering offences

The Committee of Experts on the Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering Measures and the Financing of Terrorism (MONEYVAL) report also wants Montenegro to “identify the legal and practical impediments hindering money laundering investigations and prosecutions.”

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Stage 4 referral after “insufficient progress” on anti-money laundering law compliance

The decision to refer the country to the FATF’s International Cooperation Review Group (ICRG), which acts globally to improve compliance with international standards in countries with deficiencies, marks the latest stage in efforts to enhance Bosnia and Herzegovina’s efforts to tackle money laundering and the financing of terrorism.