The Fourth (4th) Money Laundering Directive EU/2015/849 published on June 5, 2015 continues to apply a risk-based approach to AML/CFT and enhances the required compliance measurements. Fourth (4th) Money Laundering Directive focuses on the areas that are most open to money laundering and define procedures and actions to identify, assess, understand, mitigate and manage them effectively.
Obliged entities under the 4th Money Laundering Directive (EU/2015/849) are companies, institutions, organizations and legal entities that need to develop and put in place policies, controls and procedures to monitor and enhance measures and actions taken for AML/CFT activities.
As gambling services posing higher risks, several provisions have been taken under the current Greek AML laws and regulations (fulfilling EU 3rd Money Laundering Directive 2005/60/EC and its amendments). This article stipulates the current AML KYC Requirements in Greek Gambling Industry.
The Directive (EU) 2015/849 of the European Parliament and of the Council of May 20, 2015 on the prevention of the use of the financial system for the purposes of money laundering or terrorist financing, repealing Directive 2005/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council and Commission Directive 2006/70/EC, has been published on June 5, 2015.
As FATCA (Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act) is executed in full from Tax Authorities and Financial Institutions in the majority of EU Member States, we are publishing a document with Frequent Asked Question on what FATCA is imposing on US Citizens and US Green Card holders.
Automatic Exchange Of Information between EU Member States, schedule and deadlines.
European Commision Directive 2003/48/EC, "The European Union Savings Directive - EUSD", is repealed.
CubeIQ’s FATCA reporting module is an add-on to PCS™ FATCA enhanced EDD Reporter™ module and it is a full web based application with multiple functions which enables Financial Institutions to meet their FATCA reporting mandates.
Automatic exchange of information in E.U. or International level has increase the burden for mandate reporting to E.U. financial institutions.
Cooperation of EU Member States and Non-EU jurisdictions for automatic exchange of information (“AEI”) for tax purposes starting in 2017 for all financial information related to 2016 transactions.
The European Council of Economic and Financial Affairs (ECOFIN) on October 14th, 2014 agreed to an amendment of the Directive on Administrative Cooperation in the Field of Taxation ("DAC"), adopting EU Directive 2014/107/EU.
FATCA signed into law by US President at March 18th 2010 and its implementation over the past several years has triggered creation of corresponding regulations and legislations within EU member states and European Union and non-EU jurisdictions.