Speech

19 February 2014

QED Conference on Fighting Money Laundering

On 19th February 2014, Olivier Boutellis-Taft, Federation of European Accountants’ CEO, moderated the conference organised by QED on “Fighting Money Laundering”. Many speakers from the European Institutions and the private sectors took part in the discussion focused on trying to answer different possible questions, for example: “How could we tackle the inadequacies and loopholes with respect to current EU rules?” and “How can we ensure cooperation between the different authorities and administrative bodies in order to fight these crimes?”.

Speakers:

Dr. Krišjanis Kariņš Member of the European Parliament, Rapporteur – Prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering and terrorist financing

Tobias Mackie Policy Officer, Unit F2 – Corporate Governance & Social Responsibility, DG MARKT, European Commission

Carl Dolan Director, Transparency International EU

Jan-Coos Geesink Senior Vice President, Financial Crime & Reputational Risk, Thomson Reuters

Fabienne Weibel Director, Deputy Head of Government Relations EMEA, PayPal

Fabrice Borsello Chief AML Risk officer and Vice President, Western Union

Matthew Lanford Senior Business Leader, Head of Prepaid Europe, MasterCard

Moderator: Olivier Boutellis-Taft Chief Executive, FEE – Federation of European Accountants

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