IV AML Directive: Problems related to exchange of information between Financial Intelligence Units

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DOI:

https://doi.org/10.54201/iajas.v2i2.49

Keywords:

IV AML Directive, Financial Intelligence Unit, data protection, FIU.net

Abstract

The presented paper is devoted to application problems in the field of ensuring international cooperation between Financial Intelligence Units. In accordance with the set goal, the author further analyses the existing application problems related to the exchange of information between the Financial Intelligence Units of the European Union. A special part of the paper focuses on the issue of the absence of uniform regulation at the level of the European Union in the area of information exchange between the European Union Financial Intelligence Units and the Financial Intelligence Units of third countries. In addition, the author further analyses the use of communication channels between the Financial Intelligence Units related to the assurance of sufficient protection of personal data.

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2022-12-18

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Daudrikh, Y. (2022). IV AML Directive: Problems related to exchange of information between Financial Intelligence Units. Institutiones Administrationis - Journal of Administrative Sciences, 2(2), 23–34. https://doi.org/10.54201/iajas.v2i2.49