Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Money laundering http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: Panama; United States: Agreement on Forfeited Funds http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403815_text Money laundering; Treaties and International Agreements/Crime - The United States and Panama signed an agreement in October 2013 under which they will share over $36 million in forfeited assets. (Press Release, U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Deputy Attorney General Cole and Panamanian... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 06 Jan 2014 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403815_text Global Legal Monitor: Indonesia: Bill on Money Laundering Considered in House http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403809_text Banks and financial institutions; Elections and politics; Money laundering - The United States and Panama signed an agreement in October 2013 under which they will share over $36 million in forfeited assets. (Press Release, U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Deputy Attorney General Cole and Panamanian Indonesia's House of Representatives (Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat Republik Indonesia) is considering a new law on money laundering. (Draft Law andhellip; on the Prevention and Suppression of the Crime of Money Laundering [in Indonesian], House of... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 27 Dec 2013 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403809_text Global Legal Monitor: Dominican Republic; United States: Agreement to Launch Trade Transparency Unit http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403743_text Customs enforcement; International affairs; Money laundering - The United States and Panama signed an agreement in October 2013 under which they will share over $36 million in forfeited assets. (Press Release, U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Deputy Attorney General Cole and Panamanian Indonesia's House of Representatives (Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat Republik Indonesia) is considering a new law on money laundering. (Draft Law andhellip; on the Prevention and Suppression of the Crime of Money Laundering [in Indonesian], House of On September 26, 2013, the Dominican Republic's Customs Authority (DRCA) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 01 Nov 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403743_text Global Legal Monitor: Netherlands: Draft Legislation on Financial-Economic Crime http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403643_text Crime and law enforcement; Government ethics and transparency; Lawyers and legal services; Money laundering - The United States and Panama signed an agreement in October 2013 under which they will share over $36 million in forfeited assets. (Press Release, U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Deputy Attorney General Cole and Panamanian Indonesia's House of Representatives (Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat Republik Indonesia) is considering a new law on money laundering. (Draft Law andhellip; on the Prevention and Suppression of the Crime of Money Laundering [in Indonesian], House of On September 26, 2013, the Dominican Republic's Customs Authority (DRCA) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in It was reported on July 5, 2013, that the Ministry of Security and Justice has submitted to the lower house of the Dutch Parliament, the Tweede Kamer, draft legislation on financial and economic crime. The proposed... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 17 Jul 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403643_text Global Legal Monitor: Philippines; United States: Agreement to Launch Trade Transparency Unit http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403633_text Government; International affairs; Money laundering - The United States and Panama signed an agreement in October 2013 under which they will share over $36 million in forfeited assets. (Press Release, U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Deputy Attorney General Cole and Panamanian Indonesia's House of Representatives (Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat Republik Indonesia) is considering a new law on money laundering. (Draft Law andhellip; on the Prevention and Suppression of the Crime of Money Laundering [in Indonesian], House of On September 26, 2013, the Dominican Republic's Customs Authority (DRCA) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in It was reported on July 5, 2013, that the Ministry of Security and Justice has submitted to the lower house of the Dutch Parliament, the Tweede Kamer, draft legislation on financial and economic crime. The proposed On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 09 Jul 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403633_text Global Legal Monitor: Brazil: New Law Strengthens Fight Against Money Laundering http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403241_text Money laundering - The United States and Panama signed an agreement in October 2013 under which they will share over $36 million in forfeited assets. (Press Release, U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Deputy Attorney General Cole and Panamanian Indonesia's House of Representatives (Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat Republik Indonesia) is considering a new law on money laundering. (Draft Law andhellip; on the Prevention and Suppression of the Crime of Money Laundering [in Indonesian], House of On September 26, 2013, the Dominican Republic's Customs Authority (DRCA) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in It was reported on July 5, 2013, that the Ministry of Security and Justice has submitted to the lower house of the Dutch Parliament, the Tweede Kamer, draft legislation on financial and economic crime. The proposed On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 9, 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef sanctioned Law No. 12,683 (Lei No. 12.683, de 9 de Julho de 2012, PLANALTO ), which amends the law that provides, inter alia, for the punishment of... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 16 Jul 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403241_text Global Legal Monitor: Mexico; United States: Agreement on Forfeited Funds http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403065_text Money laundering - The United States and Panama signed an agreement in October 2013 under which they will share over $36 million in forfeited assets. (Press Release, U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Deputy Attorney General Cole and Panamanian Indonesia's House of Representatives (Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat Republik Indonesia) is considering a new law on money laundering. (Draft Law andhellip; on the Prevention and Suppression of the Crime of Money Laundering [in Indonesian], House of On September 26, 2013, the Dominican Republic's Customs Authority (DRCA) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in It was reported on July 5, 2013, that the Ministry of Security and Justice has submitted to the lower house of the Dutch Parliament, the Tweede Kamer, draft legislation on financial and economic crime. The proposed On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 9, 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef sanctioned Law No. 12,683 (Lei No. 12.683, de 9 de Julho de 2012, PLANALTO ), which amends the law that provides, inter alia, for the punishment of On March 26, 2012, it was announced that the United States and Mexican Attorneys General had signed a letter of intent whereby the United States will share about $6 million in forfeited money resulting from an... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 02 Apr 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403065_text Global Legal Monitor: Angola: Money Laundering to Be Monitored by the Central Bank http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402465_text Money laundering - The United States and Panama signed an agreement in October 2013 under which they will share over $36 million in forfeited assets. (Press Release, U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Deputy Attorney General Cole and Panamanian Indonesia's House of Representatives (Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat Republik Indonesia) is considering a new law on money laundering. (Draft Law andhellip; on the Prevention and Suppression of the Crime of Money Laundering [in Indonesian], House of On September 26, 2013, the Dominican Republic's Customs Authority (DRCA) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in It was reported on July 5, 2013, that the Ministry of Security and Justice has submitted to the lower house of the Dutch Parliament, the Tweede Kamer, draft legislation on financial and economic crime. The proposed On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 9, 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef sanctioned Law No. 12,683 (Lei No. 12.683, de 9 de Julho de 2012, PLANALTO ), which amends the law that provides, inter alia, for the punishment of On March 26, 2012, it was announced that the United States and Mexican Attorneys General had signed a letter of intent whereby the United States will share about $6 million in forfeited money resulting from an The Governor of the Angolan Central Bank, Jos; Lima Massano, recently announced that in the beginning of 2011 the bank will create a unit designed to prevent and detect acts that use the Angolan financial system... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 10 Jan 2011 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402465_text Global Legal Monitor: Angola: Parliament Approves Money Laundering Law http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402022_text Money laundering - The United States and Panama signed an agreement in October 2013 under which they will share over $36 million in forfeited assets. (Press Release, U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Deputy Attorney General Cole and Panamanian Indonesia's House of Representatives (Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat Republik Indonesia) is considering a new law on money laundering. (Draft Law andhellip; on the Prevention and Suppression of the Crime of Money Laundering [in Indonesian], House of On September 26, 2013, the Dominican Republic's Customs Authority (DRCA) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in It was reported on July 5, 2013, that the Ministry of Security and Justice has submitted to the lower house of the Dutch Parliament, the Tweede Kamer, draft legislation on financial and economic crime. The proposed On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 9, 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef sanctioned Law No. 12,683 (Lei No. 12.683, de 9 de Julho de 2012, PLANALTO ), which amends the law that provides, inter alia, for the punishment of On March 26, 2012, it was announced that the United States and Mexican Attorneys General had signed a letter of intent whereby the United States will share about $6 million in forfeited money resulting from an The Governor of the Angolan Central Bank, Jos; Lima Massano, recently announced that in the beginning of 2011 the bank will create a unit designed to prevent and detect acts that use the Angolan financial system On May 27, 2010, the Angolan Parliament unanimously approved a law to fight money laundering and terrorism financing. The law has 60 articles and, in regard to criminal responsibility of persons, includes punishments of up to... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 03 Jun 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402022_text Global Legal Monitor: Kenya: New Anti-Money Laundering Law Enacted http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401764_text Money laundering - The United States and Panama signed an agreement in October 2013 under which they will share over $36 million in forfeited assets. (Press Release, U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Deputy Attorney General Cole and Panamanian Indonesia's House of Representatives (Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat Republik Indonesia) is considering a new law on money laundering. (Draft Law andhellip; on the Prevention and Suppression of the Crime of Money Laundering [in Indonesian], House of On September 26, 2013, the Dominican Republic's Customs Authority (DRCA) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in It was reported on July 5, 2013, that the Ministry of Security and Justice has submitted to the lower house of the Dutch Parliament, the Tweede Kamer, draft legislation on financial and economic crime. The proposed On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 9, 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef sanctioned Law No. 12,683 (Lei No. 12.683, de 9 de Julho de 2012, PLANALTO ), which amends the law that provides, inter alia, for the punishment of On March 26, 2012, it was announced that the United States and Mexican Attorneys General had signed a letter of intent whereby the United States will share about $6 million in forfeited money resulting from an The Governor of the Angolan Central Bank, Jos; Lima Massano, recently announced that in the beginning of 2011 the bank will create a unit designed to prevent and detect acts that use the Angolan financial system On May 27, 2010, the Angolan Parliament unanimously approved a law to fight money laundering and terrorism financing. The law has 60 articles and, in regard to criminal responsibility of persons, includes punishments of up to On January 1, 2009, the DAILY NATION reported that Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki had signed into law The Proceeds of Crime and Anti-Money Laundering Bill, which was passed by the country's parliament in December. (Peter Leftie,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 08 Jan 2010 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401764_text Global Legal Monitor: Monaco: New Law on Money Laundering http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401468_text Money laundering - The United States and Panama signed an agreement in October 2013 under which they will share over $36 million in forfeited assets. (Press Release, U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Deputy Attorney General Cole and Panamanian Indonesia's House of Representatives (Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat Republik Indonesia) is considering a new law on money laundering. (Draft Law andhellip; on the Prevention and Suppression of the Crime of Money Laundering [in Indonesian], House of On September 26, 2013, the Dominican Republic's Customs Authority (DRCA) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in It was reported on July 5, 2013, that the Ministry of Security and Justice has submitted to the lower house of the Dutch Parliament, the Tweede Kamer, draft legislation on financial and economic crime. The proposed On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 9, 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef sanctioned Law No. 12,683 (Lei No. 12.683, de 9 de Julho de 2012, PLANALTO ), which amends the law that provides, inter alia, for the punishment of On March 26, 2012, it was announced that the United States and Mexican Attorneys General had signed a letter of intent whereby the United States will share about $6 million in forfeited money resulting from an The Governor of the Angolan Central Bank, Jos; Lima Massano, recently announced that in the beginning of 2011 the bank will create a unit designed to prevent and detect acts that use the Angolan financial system On May 27, 2010, the Angolan Parliament unanimously approved a law to fight money laundering and terrorism financing. The law has 60 articles and, in regard to criminal responsibility of persons, includes punishments of up to On January 1, 2009, the DAILY NATION reported that Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki had signed into law The Proceeds of Crime and Anti-Money Laundering Bill, which was passed by the country's parliament in December. (Peter Leftie, On July 24, 2009, the Conseil National (Monaco's Parliament) adopted a new law on the fight against money-laundering, terrorism financing, and corruption, in order to conform to current international standards in these areas. (Conseil National, Loi... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 03 Aug 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401468_text Global Legal Monitor: Botswana: Financial Intelligence Agency Established to Help Crack Down on Money Laundering, Financial Offenses http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401087_text Money laundering - The United States and Panama signed an agreement in October 2013 under which they will share over $36 million in forfeited assets. (Press Release, U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Deputy Attorney General Cole and Panamanian Indonesia's House of Representatives (Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat Republik Indonesia) is considering a new law on money laundering. (Draft Law andhellip; on the Prevention and Suppression of the Crime of Money Laundering [in Indonesian], House of On September 26, 2013, the Dominican Republic's Customs Authority (DRCA) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in It was reported on July 5, 2013, that the Ministry of Security and Justice has submitted to the lower house of the Dutch Parliament, the Tweede Kamer, draft legislation on financial and economic crime. The proposed On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 9, 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef sanctioned Law No. 12,683 (Lei No. 12.683, de 9 de Julho de 2012, PLANALTO ), which amends the law that provides, inter alia, for the punishment of On March 26, 2012, it was announced that the United States and Mexican Attorneys General had signed a letter of intent whereby the United States will share about $6 million in forfeited money resulting from an The Governor of the Angolan Central Bank, Jos; Lima Massano, recently announced that in the beginning of 2011 the bank will create a unit designed to prevent and detect acts that use the Angolan financial system On May 27, 2010, the Angolan Parliament unanimously approved a law to fight money laundering and terrorism financing. The law has 60 articles and, in regard to criminal responsibility of persons, includes punishments of up to On January 1, 2009, the DAILY NATION reported that Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki had signed into law The Proceeds of Crime and Anti-Money Laundering Bill, which was passed by the country's parliament in December. (Peter Leftie, On July 24, 2009, the Conseil National (Monaco's Parliament) adopted a new law on the fight against money-laundering, terrorism financing, and corruption, in order to conform to current international standards in these areas. (Conseil National, Loi It was reported on February 20, 2009, that the Government of Botswana is in the process of establishing a Financial Intelligence Agency (FIA). Its chief function would be to "analyse and disseminate financial information to investigating... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 06 Mar 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401087_text Global Legal Monitor: France: EU Directives on Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Transposed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401065_text Money laundering - The United States and Panama signed an agreement in October 2013 under which they will share over $36 million in forfeited assets. (Press Release, U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Deputy Attorney General Cole and Panamanian Indonesia's House of Representatives (Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat Republik Indonesia) is considering a new law on money laundering. (Draft Law andhellip; on the Prevention and Suppression of the Crime of Money Laundering [in Indonesian], House of On September 26, 2013, the Dominican Republic's Customs Authority (DRCA) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in It was reported on July 5, 2013, that the Ministry of Security and Justice has submitted to the lower house of the Dutch Parliament, the Tweede Kamer, draft legislation on financial and economic crime. The proposed On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 9, 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef sanctioned Law No. 12,683 (Lei No. 12.683, de 9 de Julho de 2012, PLANALTO ), which amends the law that provides, inter alia, for the punishment of On March 26, 2012, it was announced that the United States and Mexican Attorneys General had signed a letter of intent whereby the United States will share about $6 million in forfeited money resulting from an The Governor of the Angolan Central Bank, Jos; Lima Massano, recently announced that in the beginning of 2011 the bank will create a unit designed to prevent and detect acts that use the Angolan financial system On May 27, 2010, the Angolan Parliament unanimously approved a law to fight money laundering and terrorism financing. The law has 60 articles and, in regard to criminal responsibility of persons, includes punishments of up to On January 1, 2009, the DAILY NATION reported that Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki had signed into law The Proceeds of Crime and Anti-Money Laundering Bill, which was passed by the country's parliament in December. (Peter Leftie, On July 24, 2009, the Conseil National (Monaco's Parliament) adopted a new law on the fight against money-laundering, terrorism financing, and corruption, in order to conform to current international standards in these areas. (Conseil National, Loi It was reported on February 20, 2009, that the Government of Botswana is in the process of establishing a Financial Intelligence Agency (FIA). Its chief function would be to "analyse and disseminate financial information to investigating The French government recently issued Ordinance 2009-104 of January 30, 2009, which transposes into national law the EU Directive on the Prevention of the Use of the Financial System for the Purpose of Money Laundering and... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 05 Mar 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401065_text Global Legal Monitor: Azerbaijan: Law to Counter Terrorism Financing http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401063_text Money laundering - The United States and Panama signed an agreement in October 2013 under which they will share over $36 million in forfeited assets. (Press Release, U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Deputy Attorney General Cole and Panamanian Indonesia's House of Representatives (Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat Republik Indonesia) is considering a new law on money laundering. (Draft Law andhellip; on the Prevention and Suppression of the Crime of Money Laundering [in Indonesian], House of On September 26, 2013, the Dominican Republic's Customs Authority (DRCA) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in It was reported on July 5, 2013, that the Ministry of Security and Justice has submitted to the lower house of the Dutch Parliament, the Tweede Kamer, draft legislation on financial and economic crime. The proposed On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 9, 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef sanctioned Law No. 12,683 (Lei No. 12.683, de 9 de Julho de 2012, PLANALTO ), which amends the law that provides, inter alia, for the punishment of On March 26, 2012, it was announced that the United States and Mexican Attorneys General had signed a letter of intent whereby the United States will share about $6 million in forfeited money resulting from an The Governor of the Angolan Central Bank, Jos; Lima Massano, recently announced that in the beginning of 2011 the bank will create a unit designed to prevent and detect acts that use the Angolan financial system On May 27, 2010, the Angolan Parliament unanimously approved a law to fight money laundering and terrorism financing. The law has 60 articles and, in regard to criminal responsibility of persons, includes punishments of up to On January 1, 2009, the DAILY NATION reported that Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki had signed into law The Proceeds of Crime and Anti-Money Laundering Bill, which was passed by the country's parliament in December. (Peter Leftie, On July 24, 2009, the Conseil National (Monaco's Parliament) adopted a new law on the fight against money-laundering, terrorism financing, and corruption, in order to conform to current international standards in these areas. (Conseil National, Loi It was reported on February 20, 2009, that the Government of Botswana is in the process of establishing a Financial Intelligence Agency (FIA). Its chief function would be to "analyse and disseminate financial information to investigating The French government recently issued Ordinance 2009-104 of January 30, 2009, which transposes into national law the EU Directive on the Prevention of the Use of the Financial System for the Purpose of Money Laundering and On February 10, 2009, the Milli Majlis (legislature) of Azerbaijan passed the Law on Countering Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing. The Law was drafted under the supervision of the Council of Europe, whose recommendations were included... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 04 Mar 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401063_text Global Legal Monitor: India: Parliament Passes Law Against Money Laundering http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401054_text Money laundering - The United States and Panama signed an agreement in October 2013 under which they will share over $36 million in forfeited assets. (Press Release, U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Deputy Attorney General Cole and Panamanian Indonesia's House of Representatives (Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat Republik Indonesia) is considering a new law on money laundering. (Draft Law andhellip; on the Prevention and Suppression of the Crime of Money Laundering [in Indonesian], House of On September 26, 2013, the Dominican Republic's Customs Authority (DRCA) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in It was reported on July 5, 2013, that the Ministry of Security and Justice has submitted to the lower house of the Dutch Parliament, the Tweede Kamer, draft legislation on financial and economic crime. The proposed On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 9, 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef sanctioned Law No. 12,683 (Lei No. 12.683, de 9 de Julho de 2012, PLANALTO ), which amends the law that provides, inter alia, for the punishment of On March 26, 2012, it was announced that the United States and Mexican Attorneys General had signed a letter of intent whereby the United States will share about $6 million in forfeited money resulting from an The Governor of the Angolan Central Bank, Jos; Lima Massano, recently announced that in the beginning of 2011 the bank will create a unit designed to prevent and detect acts that use the Angolan financial system On May 27, 2010, the Angolan Parliament unanimously approved a law to fight money laundering and terrorism financing. The law has 60 articles and, in regard to criminal responsibility of persons, includes punishments of up to On January 1, 2009, the DAILY NATION reported that Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki had signed into law The Proceeds of Crime and Anti-Money Laundering Bill, which was passed by the country's parliament in December. (Peter Leftie, On July 24, 2009, the Conseil National (Monaco's Parliament) adopted a new law on the fight against money-laundering, terrorism financing, and corruption, in order to conform to current international standards in these areas. (Conseil National, Loi It was reported on February 20, 2009, that the Government of Botswana is in the process of establishing a Financial Intelligence Agency (FIA). Its chief function would be to "analyse and disseminate financial information to investigating The French government recently issued Ordinance 2009-104 of January 30, 2009, which transposes into national law the EU Directive on the Prevention of the Use of the Financial System for the Purpose of Money Laundering and On February 10, 2009, the Milli Majlis (legislature) of Azerbaijan passed the Law on Countering Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing. The Law was drafted under the supervision of the Council of Europe, whose recommendations were included India's Parliament passed the Prevention of Money-Laundering (Amendment) Bill, 2008. This bill seeks to check the use of illegal money for financing terror and other anti-state activities, cross-border offenses, and counterfeiting of currency. It also facilitates... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 03 Mar 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401054_text Global Legal Monitor: Luxembourg: Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing Laws http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540724_text Money laundering - The United States and Panama signed an agreement in October 2013 under which they will share over $36 million in forfeited assets. (Press Release, U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Deputy Attorney General Cole and Panamanian Indonesia's House of Representatives (Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat Republik Indonesia) is considering a new law on money laundering. (Draft Law andhellip; on the Prevention and Suppression of the Crime of Money Laundering [in Indonesian], House of On September 26, 2013, the Dominican Republic's Customs Authority (DRCA) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in It was reported on July 5, 2013, that the Ministry of Security and Justice has submitted to the lower house of the Dutch Parliament, the Tweede Kamer, draft legislation on financial and economic crime. The proposed On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 9, 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef sanctioned Law No. 12,683 (Lei No. 12.683, de 9 de Julho de 2012, PLANALTO ), which amends the law that provides, inter alia, for the punishment of On March 26, 2012, it was announced that the United States and Mexican Attorneys General had signed a letter of intent whereby the United States will share about $6 million in forfeited money resulting from an The Governor of the Angolan Central Bank, Jos; Lima Massano, recently announced that in the beginning of 2011 the bank will create a unit designed to prevent and detect acts that use the Angolan financial system On May 27, 2010, the Angolan Parliament unanimously approved a law to fight money laundering and terrorism financing. The law has 60 articles and, in regard to criminal responsibility of persons, includes punishments of up to On January 1, 2009, the DAILY NATION reported that Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki had signed into law The Proceeds of Crime and Anti-Money Laundering Bill, which was passed by the country's parliament in December. (Peter Leftie, On July 24, 2009, the Conseil National (Monaco's Parliament) adopted a new law on the fight against money-laundering, terrorism financing, and corruption, in order to conform to current international standards in these areas. (Conseil National, Loi It was reported on February 20, 2009, that the Government of Botswana is in the process of establishing a Financial Intelligence Agency (FIA). Its chief function would be to "analyse and disseminate financial information to investigating The French government recently issued Ordinance 2009-104 of January 30, 2009, which transposes into national law the EU Directive on the Prevention of the Use of the Financial System for the Purpose of Money Laundering and On February 10, 2009, the Milli Majlis (legislature) of Azerbaijan passed the Law on Countering Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing. The Law was drafted under the supervision of the Council of Europe, whose recommendations were included India's Parliament passed the Prevention of Money-Laundering (Amendment) Bill, 2008. This bill seeks to check the use of illegal money for financing terror and other anti-state activities, cross-border offenses, and counterfeiting of currency. It also facilitates Luxembourg recently adopted two laws relating to the fight against money laundering and terrorism financing. They amend previous legislation on this subject matter, in particular, the Law of November 12, 2004. The first Law... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 17 Oct 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540724_text Global Legal Monitor: Taiwan: Money Laundering Law Amended http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540537_text Money laundering - The United States and Panama signed an agreement in October 2013 under which they will share over $36 million in forfeited assets. (Press Release, U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Deputy Attorney General Cole and Panamanian Indonesia's House of Representatives (Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat Republik Indonesia) is considering a new law on money laundering. (Draft Law andhellip; on the Prevention and Suppression of the Crime of Money Laundering [in Indonesian], House of On September 26, 2013, the Dominican Republic's Customs Authority (DRCA) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in It was reported on July 5, 2013, that the Ministry of Security and Justice has submitted to the lower house of the Dutch Parliament, the Tweede Kamer, draft legislation on financial and economic crime. The proposed On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 9, 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef sanctioned Law No. 12,683 (Lei No. 12.683, de 9 de Julho de 2012, PLANALTO ), which amends the law that provides, inter alia, for the punishment of On March 26, 2012, it was announced that the United States and Mexican Attorneys General had signed a letter of intent whereby the United States will share about $6 million in forfeited money resulting from an The Governor of the Angolan Central Bank, Jos; Lima Massano, recently announced that in the beginning of 2011 the bank will create a unit designed to prevent and detect acts that use the Angolan financial system On May 27, 2010, the Angolan Parliament unanimously approved a law to fight money laundering and terrorism financing. The law has 60 articles and, in regard to criminal responsibility of persons, includes punishments of up to On January 1, 2009, the DAILY NATION reported that Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki had signed into law The Proceeds of Crime and Anti-Money Laundering Bill, which was passed by the country's parliament in December. (Peter Leftie, On July 24, 2009, the Conseil National (Monaco's Parliament) adopted a new law on the fight against money-laundering, terrorism financing, and corruption, in order to conform to current international standards in these areas. (Conseil National, Loi It was reported on February 20, 2009, that the Government of Botswana is in the process of establishing a Financial Intelligence Agency (FIA). Its chief function would be to "analyse and disseminate financial information to investigating The French government recently issued Ordinance 2009-104 of January 30, 2009, which transposes into national law the EU Directive on the Prevention of the Use of the Financial System for the Purpose of Money Laundering and On February 10, 2009, the Milli Majlis (legislature) of Azerbaijan passed the Law on Countering Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing. The Law was drafted under the supervision of the Council of Europe, whose recommendations were included India's Parliament passed the Prevention of Money-Laundering (Amendment) Bill, 2008. This bill seeks to check the use of illegal money for financing terror and other anti-state activities, cross-border offenses, and counterfeiting of currency. It also facilitates Luxembourg recently adopted two laws relating to the fight against money laundering and terrorism financing. They amend previous legislation on this subject matter, in particular, the Law of November 12, 2004. The first Law According to the U.S. Department of State, ";Taiwan's modern financial sector and its role as a hub for international trade make it susceptible to money laundering."; (Volume II: Money Laundering and Financial Crimes, Country Reports, INTERNATIONAL... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 02 Jul 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540537_text Global Legal Monitor: Brazil: Punishment for Money Laundering Increased http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540587_text Money laundering - The United States and Panama signed an agreement in October 2013 under which they will share over $36 million in forfeited assets. (Press Release, U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Deputy Attorney General Cole and Panamanian Indonesia's House of Representatives (Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat Republik Indonesia) is considering a new law on money laundering. (Draft Law andhellip; on the Prevention and Suppression of the Crime of Money Laundering [in Indonesian], House of On September 26, 2013, the Dominican Republic's Customs Authority (DRCA) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in It was reported on July 5, 2013, that the Ministry of Security and Justice has submitted to the lower house of the Dutch Parliament, the Tweede Kamer, draft legislation on financial and economic crime. The proposed On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 9, 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef sanctioned Law No. 12,683 (Lei No. 12.683, de 9 de Julho de 2012, PLANALTO ), which amends the law that provides, inter alia, for the punishment of On March 26, 2012, it was announced that the United States and Mexican Attorneys General had signed a letter of intent whereby the United States will share about $6 million in forfeited money resulting from an The Governor of the Angolan Central Bank, Jos; Lima Massano, recently announced that in the beginning of 2011 the bank will create a unit designed to prevent and detect acts that use the Angolan financial system On May 27, 2010, the Angolan Parliament unanimously approved a law to fight money laundering and terrorism financing. The law has 60 articles and, in regard to criminal responsibility of persons, includes punishments of up to On January 1, 2009, the DAILY NATION reported that Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki had signed into law The Proceeds of Crime and Anti-Money Laundering Bill, which was passed by the country's parliament in December. (Peter Leftie, On July 24, 2009, the Conseil National (Monaco's Parliament) adopted a new law on the fight against money-laundering, terrorism financing, and corruption, in order to conform to current international standards in these areas. (Conseil National, Loi It was reported on February 20, 2009, that the Government of Botswana is in the process of establishing a Financial Intelligence Agency (FIA). Its chief function would be to "analyse and disseminate financial information to investigating The French government recently issued Ordinance 2009-104 of January 30, 2009, which transposes into national law the EU Directive on the Prevention of the Use of the Financial System for the Purpose of Money Laundering and On February 10, 2009, the Milli Majlis (legislature) of Azerbaijan passed the Law on Countering Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing. The Law was drafted under the supervision of the Council of Europe, whose recommendations were included India's Parliament passed the Prevention of Money-Laundering (Amendment) Bill, 2008. This bill seeks to check the use of illegal money for financing terror and other anti-state activities, cross-border offenses, and counterfeiting of currency. It also facilitates Luxembourg recently adopted two laws relating to the fight against money laundering and terrorism financing. They amend previous legislation on this subject matter, in particular, the Law of November 12, 2004. The first Law According to the U.S. Department of State, ";Taiwan's modern financial sector and its role as a hub for international trade make it susceptible to money laundering."; (Volume II: Money Laundering and Financial Crimes, Country Reports, INTERNATIONAL On May 7, 2008, the Brazilian Federal Senate approved a proposal for a law that increases the punishment for the crime of money laundering from ten years to eighteen years of imprisonment and allows the police... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 02 Jun 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540587_text Global Legal Monitor: Finland: Draft Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing Legislation http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540457_text Money laundering - The United States and Panama signed an agreement in October 2013 under which they will share over $36 million in forfeited assets. (Press Release, U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Deputy Attorney General Cole and Panamanian Indonesia's House of Representatives (Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat Republik Indonesia) is considering a new law on money laundering. (Draft Law andhellip; on the Prevention and Suppression of the Crime of Money Laundering [in Indonesian], House of On September 26, 2013, the Dominican Republic's Customs Authority (DRCA) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in It was reported on July 5, 2013, that the Ministry of Security and Justice has submitted to the lower house of the Dutch Parliament, the Tweede Kamer, draft legislation on financial and economic crime. The proposed On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 9, 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef sanctioned Law No. 12,683 (Lei No. 12.683, de 9 de Julho de 2012, PLANALTO ), which amends the law that provides, inter alia, for the punishment of On March 26, 2012, it was announced that the United States and Mexican Attorneys General had signed a letter of intent whereby the United States will share about $6 million in forfeited money resulting from an The Governor of the Angolan Central Bank, Jos; Lima Massano, recently announced that in the beginning of 2011 the bank will create a unit designed to prevent and detect acts that use the Angolan financial system On May 27, 2010, the Angolan Parliament unanimously approved a law to fight money laundering and terrorism financing. The law has 60 articles and, in regard to criminal responsibility of persons, includes punishments of up to On January 1, 2009, the DAILY NATION reported that Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki had signed into law The Proceeds of Crime and Anti-Money Laundering Bill, which was passed by the country's parliament in December. (Peter Leftie, On July 24, 2009, the Conseil National (Monaco's Parliament) adopted a new law on the fight against money-laundering, terrorism financing, and corruption, in order to conform to current international standards in these areas. (Conseil National, Loi It was reported on February 20, 2009, that the Government of Botswana is in the process of establishing a Financial Intelligence Agency (FIA). Its chief function would be to "analyse and disseminate financial information to investigating The French government recently issued Ordinance 2009-104 of January 30, 2009, which transposes into national law the EU Directive on the Prevention of the Use of the Financial System for the Purpose of Money Laundering and On February 10, 2009, the Milli Majlis (legislature) of Azerbaijan passed the Law on Countering Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing. The Law was drafted under the supervision of the Council of Europe, whose recommendations were included India's Parliament passed the Prevention of Money-Laundering (Amendment) Bill, 2008. This bill seeks to check the use of illegal money for financing terror and other anti-state activities, cross-border offenses, and counterfeiting of currency. It also facilitates Luxembourg recently adopted two laws relating to the fight against money laundering and terrorism financing. They amend previous legislation on this subject matter, in particular, the Law of November 12, 2004. The first Law According to the U.S. Department of State, ";Taiwan's modern financial sector and its role as a hub for international trade make it susceptible to money laundering."; (Volume II: Money Laundering and Financial Crimes, Country Reports, INTERNATIONAL On May 7, 2008, the Brazilian Federal Senate approved a proposal for a law that increases the punishment for the crime of money laundering from ten years to eighteen years of imprisonment and allows the police The Government of Finland has recently drafted new legislation to more effectively combat money laundering and the terrorist activities financed by it, thereby bringing Finnish law more in line with a European Union directive on the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 02 May 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540457_text Global Legal Monitor: Russia: Federal Passport Control System Created http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l2054037_text Money laundering - The United States and Panama signed an agreement in October 2013 under which they will share over $36 million in forfeited assets. (Press Release, U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Deputy Attorney General Cole and Panamanian Indonesia's House of Representatives (Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat Republik Indonesia) is considering a new law on money laundering. (Draft Law andhellip; on the Prevention and Suppression of the Crime of Money Laundering [in Indonesian], House of On September 26, 2013, the Dominican Republic's Customs Authority (DRCA) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in It was reported on July 5, 2013, that the Ministry of Security and Justice has submitted to the lower house of the Dutch Parliament, the Tweede Kamer, draft legislation on financial and economic crime. The proposed On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 9, 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef sanctioned Law No. 12,683 (Lei No. 12.683, de 9 de Julho de 2012, PLANALTO ), which amends the law that provides, inter alia, for the punishment of On March 26, 2012, it was announced that the United States and Mexican Attorneys General had signed a letter of intent whereby the United States will share about $6 million in forfeited money resulting from an The Governor of the Angolan Central Bank, Jos; Lima Massano, recently announced that in the beginning of 2011 the bank will create a unit designed to prevent and detect acts that use the Angolan financial system On May 27, 2010, the Angolan Parliament unanimously approved a law to fight money laundering and terrorism financing. The law has 60 articles and, in regard to criminal responsibility of persons, includes punishments of up to On January 1, 2009, the DAILY NATION reported that Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki had signed into law The Proceeds of Crime and Anti-Money Laundering Bill, which was passed by the country's parliament in December. (Peter Leftie, On July 24, 2009, the Conseil National (Monaco's Parliament) adopted a new law on the fight against money-laundering, terrorism financing, and corruption, in order to conform to current international standards in these areas. (Conseil National, Loi It was reported on February 20, 2009, that the Government of Botswana is in the process of establishing a Financial Intelligence Agency (FIA). Its chief function would be to "analyse and disseminate financial information to investigating The French government recently issued Ordinance 2009-104 of January 30, 2009, which transposes into national law the EU Directive on the Prevention of the Use of the Financial System for the Purpose of Money Laundering and On February 10, 2009, the Milli Majlis (legislature) of Azerbaijan passed the Law on Countering Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing. The Law was drafted under the supervision of the Council of Europe, whose recommendations were included India's Parliament passed the Prevention of Money-Laundering (Amendment) Bill, 2008. This bill seeks to check the use of illegal money for financing terror and other anti-state activities, cross-border offenses, and counterfeiting of currency. It also facilitates Luxembourg recently adopted two laws relating to the fight against money laundering and terrorism financing. They amend previous legislation on this subject matter, in particular, the Law of November 12, 2004. The first Law According to the U.S. Department of State, ";Taiwan's modern financial sector and its role as a hub for international trade make it susceptible to money laundering."; (Volume II: Money Laundering and Financial Crimes, Country Reports, INTERNATIONAL On May 7, 2008, the Brazilian Federal Senate approved a proposal for a law that increases the punishment for the crime of money laundering from ten years to eighteen years of imprisonment and allows the police The Government of Finland has recently drafted new legislation to more effectively combat money laundering and the terrorist activities financed by it, thereby bringing Finnish law more in line with a European Union directive on the On December 18, 2007, the State Duma (legislature) of the Russian Federation adopted amendments to the Federal Anti-Money Laundering Law that provide for the creation of a national passport control system. To be established before the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 02 Jan 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l2054037_text Global Legal Monitor: Samoa: New Anti-Money Laundering Laws http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l2054099_text Money laundering - The United States and Panama signed an agreement in October 2013 under which they will share over $36 million in forfeited assets. (Press Release, U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Deputy Attorney General Cole and Panamanian Indonesia's House of Representatives (Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat Republik Indonesia) is considering a new law on money laundering. (Draft Law andhellip; on the Prevention and Suppression of the Crime of Money Laundering [in Indonesian], House of On September 26, 2013, the Dominican Republic's Customs Authority (DRCA) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in It was reported on July 5, 2013, that the Ministry of Security and Justice has submitted to the lower house of the Dutch Parliament, the Tweede Kamer, draft legislation on financial and economic crime. The proposed On June 20, 2013, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in On July 9, 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef sanctioned Law No. 12,683 (Lei No. 12.683, de 9 de Julho de 2012, PLANALTO ), which amends the law that provides, inter alia, for the punishment of On March 26, 2012, it was announced that the United States and Mexican Attorneys General had signed a letter of intent whereby the United States will share about $6 million in forfeited money resulting from an The Governor of the Angolan Central Bank, Jos; Lima Massano, recently announced that in the beginning of 2011 the bank will create a unit designed to prevent and detect acts that use the Angolan financial system On May 27, 2010, the Angolan Parliament unanimously approved a law to fight money laundering and terrorism financing. The law has 60 articles and, in regard to criminal responsibility of persons, includes punishments of up to On January 1, 2009, the DAILY NATION reported that Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki had signed into law The Proceeds of Crime and Anti-Money Laundering Bill, which was passed by the country's parliament in December. (Peter Leftie, On July 24, 2009, the Conseil National (Monaco's Parliament) adopted a new law on the fight against money-laundering, terrorism financing, and corruption, in order to conform to current international standards in these areas. (Conseil National, Loi It was reported on February 20, 2009, that the Government of Botswana is in the process of establishing a Financial Intelligence Agency (FIA). Its chief function would be to "analyse and disseminate financial information to investigating The French government recently issued Ordinance 2009-104 of January 30, 2009, which transposes into national law the EU Directive on the Prevention of the Use of the Financial System for the Purpose of Money Laundering and On February 10, 2009, the Milli Majlis (legislature) of Azerbaijan passed the Law on Countering Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing. The Law was drafted under the supervision of the Council of Europe, whose recommendations were included India's Parliament passed the Prevention of Money-Laundering (Amendment) Bill, 2008. This bill seeks to check the use of illegal money for financing terror and other anti-state activities, cross-border offenses, and counterfeiting of currency. It also facilitates Luxembourg recently adopted two laws relating to the fight against money laundering and terrorism financing. They amend previous legislation on this subject matter, in particular, the Law of November 12, 2004. The first Law According to the U.S. Department of State, ";Taiwan's modern financial sector and its role as a hub for international trade make it susceptible to money laundering."; (Volume II: Money Laundering and Financial Crimes, Country Reports, INTERNATIONAL On May 7, 2008, the Brazilian Federal Senate approved a proposal for a law that increases the punishment for the crime of money laundering from ten years to eighteen years of imprisonment and allows the police The Government of Finland has recently drafted new legislation to more effectively combat money laundering and the terrorist activities financed by it, thereby bringing Finnish law more in line with a European Union directive on the On December 18, 2007, the State Duma (legislature) of the Russian Federation adopted amendments to the Federal Anti-Money Laundering Law that provide for the creation of a national passport control system. To be established before the Samoa has enacted new anti-money laundering legislation. This includes: Money Laundering Prevention Act 2007, which establishes a Money Laundering Prevention Task Force and a legislative basis for Samoa's Financial Intelligence Unit; increases the amount... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sun, 02 Dec 2007 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l2054099_text