EU makes progress on anti-money laundering, but slowly

LONDON, PARIS & FRANKFURT – Efforts to harmonise anti-money laundering (AML) practices across Europe have made progress, although there are still differences in the way rules are applied, according to a report from EU regulators. Progress across Europe has been hindered by different national laws and implementation timetables, it says. "While the transposition to the Third Money Laundering Directive has resulted in greater harmonisation among EU member states, there are certain tech