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Fourth anti-money laundering directive

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The economic secretary to the Treasury has confirmed in a written statement the government’s decision to opt-in to the justice and home affairs provisions of the proposed amendments to the EU fourth anti-money laundering directive. These require sharing of data from registers between financial intelligence units and law enforcement authorities.

The statement explains the government’s view that these provisions: ‘improve data sharing between financial intelligence units’, which is, ‘an important and necessary part of our anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing regime’. See

Issue: 1348
Categories: News