publication . Article . Other literature type . 2008

The EU Legislative Framework Against Money Laundering and Terrorist Finance: A Critical Analysis in the Light of Evolving Global Standards

Mitsilegas, Valsamis; Gilmore, Bill;
Open Access English
  • Published: 17 Jan 2008
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
<jats:title>Abstract</jats:title><jats:p>This article examines the evolution of the EU anti-money laundering legislative framework (which in recent years has also included measures to counter terrorist finance), by focusing in particular on recent legislation such as the third money laundering Directive and the Regulation on controls of cash entering the EU, both adopted in 2005. The analysis highlights the relationship between these instruments and international initiatives in the field (in particular FATF standards), and addresses the challenges posed to the European Union legislative and constitutional framework when attempting to accommodate global standards...
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free text keywords: Political Science and International Relations, Law, Cash, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Legislation, Directive, European union, media_common.cataloged_instance, Legislature, Sociology, Finance, business.industry, business, Terrorism, Money laundering
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2008

The EU Legislative Framework Against Money Laundering and Terrorist Finance: A Critical Analysis in the Light of Evolving Global Standards

Mitsilegas, Valsamis; Gilmore, Bill;