On Wednesday 8 July the European Parliament will discuss the Commission’s Action Plan on how to “fight effectively against money laundering and terrorist financing” and will vote on a resolution on Friday 10 July.
It is very worrying that on one hand Europe promotes data protection and privacy and that on the other hand they bring about a surveillance society by the anti money laundering (AML) and anti terrorist financing (CFT) legislation, read this and other posts on this blog.
[a] Newsitem European Parliament of 2 July 2020
[b] Commission Action Plan for a comprehensive Union policy on preventing money laundering and terrorist financing
[c] EP Study: Improving anti-money laundering policy (14/05/2020) by Ms. Unger
Read my article Unger report for ECON | blacklisting of countries, data analytics against crime (letterboxes) and AMLR | AML, CFT; it’s not a good report.
[d] Procedure file Action Plan