Lisbon, 11-12 April 2013
Fee: € 90

The abuse of the internet by money launderers is a significant threat. Cyberlaundering, i.e. internet-related money laundering, has become an efficient way to hide the proceeds of crimes. New advanced technological solutions of electronic payment and non-cash transactions have considerably reduced the risk of seizure and forfeiture of money that has been illegally obtained by criminals.

Key topics

  • The risk of money laundering on the internet
  • Challenges in investigating and prosecuting financial crimes on the internet
  • The new OECD international anti-money laundering (AML) standards, the review of the Third EU AML Directive and the proposed new EU Directive on attacks against information systems (“Directive on Cybercrime”)
  • The involvement of the internet industry to tackle cyberlaundering
  • Cyberlaundering: recent trends and intelligence tools
  • This seminar will look at criminal money flows on the internet, at the main international and European standards and legal instruments in place and at the key role played by the exchange of information between the private and public sectors.

 Organiser: ERA (Laviero Buono) in cooperation with the Centro de Estudos Judiciários

With the financial support of the European Commission’s Prevention of and Fight against Crime Programme (Directorate-General Home Affairs)

Language: English

Speakers: Christian Aghroum, Chairman of the Security Commission of CDSE, Former Director of the French National Cybercrime Unit, Lausanne; Graham Butler, President & CEO of Bitek International, London; Liviu Chirita, Head of Fraud Prevention at UniCredit Tiriac Bank S.A.; Chairman of the Antifraud Committee of the Romanian Banking Association, Bucharest; Alexandre Baptista Coelho, Coordinator of the Department for International Relations, Centro de Estudos Judiciários, Lisbon; Rainer Franosch, Senior Public Prosecutor, Cybercrime Department, Office of the Attorney General, Frankfurt; Marco Gercke, Professor of Criminal Law at the University of Cologne, Director of the Cybercrime Research Institute, Cologne; Benjamin Godfrey, Coordinator, Enforcement & Compliance Cybercrime & ID Fraud, Risk & Intelligence Service, Organised Crime Policy and Planning Unit, HM Revenue & Customs, London; Piet Lakeman, Senior Manager, Risk Management, Visa Europe, Amsterdam; Dave O’Reilly, Financial Cybercrime Analyst, Dublin; Daniel Thelesklaf, Director of the Liechtenstein Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU)/Operations, Vaduz; Tatiana Tropina, Senior Researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law, Freiburg; Pedro Verdelho, Prosecutor, Cybercrime Coordinator of the Office of the Prosecutor General, Lisbon; Fabienne Weibel, Director, Deputy Head of Government Relations Europe, PayPal, Brussels


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