Money laundering is an activity that tries to make money obtained through criminal activity seem legitimate.
Prevention work is undertaken by innumerable public authorities, and also by organisations with a reporting requirement under the anti-money laundering legislation. Finland is engaged in close international cooperation in these matters.
Organisations participating in countering money laundering and terrorism.
Nordic-Baltic countries engage the IMF to conduct an analysis of cross-border money laundering and terrorist financing risks in the region
The eight countries of the Nordic-Baltic Constituency of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have taken the initiative to engage the IMF to conduct a regional analysis of money laundering (ML) and terrorist financing (TF) threats and vulnerabilities.
Working together to combat money laundering and terrorist financing
We can fight money laundering and terrorist financing by creating tools for detecting and preventing criminal activity. Increasing awareness of different types of crime is key in identifying criminal activity.
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.
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.