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LIGHT Program Newsletter is available !

26/02/2022

The newsletter sums up all the activities carried out in the first phase of the project, as well as those coming next. Languages currently available are English, Bulgarian, French, Italian, Spanish.

LIGHT aims to increase the competency of lawyers and notaries in AML/CFT, therefore strengthening their role in the implementation of AML/CFT and ensuring the effectiveness of AML/CFT policy. The project stems from the 2019 Commission staff working document SWD(2019) 650 which complained about the significant ML vulnerability of legal professions. After being awarded a grant under the Justice Programme 2014-2020, the project started in December 2020 and will run for 2 years, until November 2022.

Project activities include: a preparatory phase, including an assessment of the national implementation of EU law in AML/CFT as well as the development of methodologies and educational material; implementation of the training activities, including eLearning and four high-level training seminars; complementary activities to promote compliance with AML/CFT law in day-to-day practice, including a collection of best practices, a study visit to Europol, an action plan on national CPD initiatives on AML/CFT and a European conference;

The consortium is led by Confprofessioni, Italian Confederation of Liberal professions, and composed by the following entities: Women Lawyers’ Association, from Bulgaria; European Council of the Liberal Professions, from Belgium; Federnotai, Italian Federation of Notaries’ Associations; International Union of Notaries (UINL); Spanish General Council of Notaries; General Council of Spanish Lawyers.

 

More information : https://light-aml.eu/

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