On 11 December, a news release from the Council of Europe announced that MONEYVAL has commenced its 5th round mutual evaluation process of Monaco with a 2-day training session on the evaluation process for the authorities.  Such training is provided by the MONEYVAL Secretariat approximately 1 year in advance of the onsite visit and is aimed at familiarising all national stakeholders involved in the evaluation with the underlying standards and methodology by FATF and the evaluation approach of MONEYVAL.  The training is organised virtually and attended by representatives of the FIU, law enforcement and supervisory authorities, as well as representatives of various types of financial institutions and non-financial sector representatives.

I had omitted the following link (as it did not seem to generate much interest!), but it seemed time to add it again and say that, if you would like to make a (polite) gesture and help me with my removal and computer costs, I have a page at

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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