Two pieces of legislation giving effect to EU directives on money laundering and white collar crime have cleared the Oireachtas.
Published 4 May 2021
Two major pieces of legislation on money laundering and white collar crime have been passed by the Oireachtas and will soon come into effect.
Published 12 March 2021
Cabinet has approved a bill to transpose the criminal justice elements of the Fifth EU Money Laundering Directive and strengthen existing legislation.
Published 10 August 2020
Ireland has been ordered to pay €2 million to the European Commission for delays in implementing the Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive into national law in full.
Published 16 July 2020
Seven people have been arrested following the largest money laundering search and arrest operation in Northern Ireland's history.
Published 22 January 2020
Stricter new anti-money laundering (AML) regulations have come into force across the UK with effect from today.
Published 10 January 2020
Companies and industrial and provident societies (I&Ps) can file their beneficial ownership information in the new central register with effect from today.
Published 29 July 2019
Stockbroker fined €280,000 for anti-money laundering failings in first-of-its-kind enforcement action
A firm has been fined €280,000 in the first enforcement action taken against a stockbroker for breaches of the Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) Act 2010.
Published 13 May 2019
Hundreds of Irish students could face jail for acting as "money mules" for fraudsters, a senior garda has warned.
Published 25 April 2019
New legislation to transpose many provisions of the Fifth EU Money Laundering Directive into Irish law has been approved by the Cabinet.
Published 4 January 2019