Registries of beneficial owners in the European Union: Freedom of information or protection of privacy?
In Joined Cases C-37/20 and C-601/20, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled that Article 1(15)(c) of the Directive 2018/843 (5th AML/CFT Directive) is invalid. The issue at stake was access to the registers of beneficial ownership by the general public in Member States. Under the provisions of the AML/CFT Directive, the public […]
Optimising AI solutions for Law Enforcement Agencies – TRACE partners discuss development plans in Vienna
On 29 July 2022, the TRACE project technical partners (AIT) and socio-legal research partners (Coventry University and VICESSE) met at the Austrian Institute of Technology in Vienna. At this meeting, AIT presented the infrastructure and hardware of the TRACE technical /AI solutions and demonstrated their use and development in various scenarios, such as terrorist financing […]