Money laundering: Council approves strengthened rules
The position of the Council follows the Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council adopted on 05/02/2013. Main observations on following point are set out:
- Retailers of high value goods and providers of gambling services
- Risk assessment
- Tax crimes
- Beneficial ownership
Despite Member States independently designate the conducts constituting tax offenses, differences in national laws cannot hamper cooperation exchange of information between FIUs.