Prevent money laundering – Take the correct action!

Anti-money laundering work aims to combat criminal activity by making it less financially rewarding.

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Background

Background

Money laundering is an activity that tries to make money obtained through criminal activity seem legitimate.

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Do the right thing

Do the right thing

Money laundering and terrorist financing can be prevented when authorities supervise the operators and situations that the legislation concerns.

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Contact information

Contact information

Organisations participating in countering money laundering and terrorism.

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16.12.2020 12.27

Prevent money laundering – Take the correct action!

Money laundering aims to cover up the origin of criminally acquired property or money by circulating these assets through a legitimate payment system so that it looks like they have been legally acquired.

4.12.2019 8.13

Finland’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union
EU finance ministers to discuss anti-money laundering and climate change mitigation

On Thursday 5 December, the finance ministers of EU member states will seek agreement on the coming years’ priorities in anti-money laundering, deepening of the capital markets union and climate change mitigation. The Economic and Financial Affairs Council (Ecofin) will be chaired by Finland’s Minister of Finance Mika Lintilä.

8.10.2019 11.07

Presidency of the Council of the European Union
Finance ministers to discuss development funding and money laundering

The EU economic and financial affairs ministers will meet in Luxembourg on Thursday 10 October. One of the main items on the agenda is establishment of a European bank for climate and development. The meeting will be chaired by Finland’s Minister of Finance Mika Lintilä.

16.4.2019 11.44

Finland to step up efforts to combat money laundering and terrorist financing

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), which is an international body active in the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing, has published its Mutual Evaluation Report of Finland. The FATF states that the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing is overall at a relatively good level in Finland, but there are also shortcomings.