Workshop Anti-Money Laundering: the Italian ExperienceRome, 17-18 November 2016

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The fourth workshop of the Bank of Italy  annual programme of technical cooperation with central banks of emerging countries is devoted to anti-money laundering.

The workshop will provide an overview of the actions taken by the Bank of Italy to prevent supervised entities from being used for criminal purposes. Following a general presentation of the supervisory activities for the prevention of criminal activities, the workshop will focus on Italian legislation on anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism-financing (AML/CTF), describing the competencies of the different authorities involved. A description of the Bank of Italy’s risk-based supervisory model on AML will be provided, and case studies will be presented.

The workshop will also include an overview of the anti-money laundering regime following the introduction of the new payment methods. The workshop will feature a contribution from the Italian Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), which will illustrate its activities and the results of its analysis of suspicious transaction reports.