EU Reaches Agreement on Amendments to the 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive

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Friday, December 22, 2017
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
33
Issue: 
12
Abstract: 

 On December 15, 2017, talks between the EU Council of Ministers, the European Parliament, and the European Commission reached a provisional agreement, amending and tightening the measures to the EU Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (the Directive).  A final text will be circulated, and on December 20, 2017, a meeting of the Permanent Representative’s Committee (COREPER, Ambassador’s level) will adopt the proposal.