Technology is the best bet in fighting money laundering


In a July article in Central Banking, Panicos Demetriades and Radosveta Vassileva stated that the root cause of the weaknesses in the European Union’s fight against money laundering is the de facto erosion of the independence of anti-money laundering (AML) supervisors, including central banks and financial intelligence units (FIUs). Their recommendation is to shift the responsibility to EU institutions, including the European Prosecutor’s Office, the European Banking Authority (EBA) and the

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