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ALDA contributes to the launch of the seminar on “Money laundering and tax heavens in Europe”

ALDA has effectively contributed to the launch of the seminar on “Money laundering and tax heavens in Europe: the need for a response by civil society”, to be held in London on 27 September 2013. Mr John Baker, Head of Unit of the AML/CFT Monitoring and External Relations Unit of MONEYVAL within the Council of Europe, kindly accepted ALDA’s invitation to present MONEYVAL’s supervising mechanism as well as effective measures to tackle money laundering.

The panel will also bring together experts such as Mr Mark van Dorp from the Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations, the Netherlands, Mr G.E. Baggio, Italian magistrate, Ms Stephanie McLeod from the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and the University of Hull and Mr J. Christensen as representative of Tax Justice.

The event, promoted by European Alternatives, will be taking place within the framework of the “Tackling Illegal Economies – TIE” project funded by the Prevention of and Fight against Crime programme of the DG Home affairs of the European Union. Its aim is to gather and share information on the best methods to fight financial and economic crime as well as to identify and diffuse the best practices in the investigation, confiscation and recovery of criminal assets.

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