Workshops are organised by the policy departments and enable members to put questions to and exchange views with experts on subjects associated with parliamentary business or subjects of current interest. They are not necessarily held in public but may be held during a committee meeting.

26-01-2017 - "Offshore activities and money laundering: recent findings and challenges”

PANA 14-03-2017 - 16:35
PANA Workshop on "Offshore activities and money laundering: recent findings and challenges"

On 26 January, Committee Members will participate in a workshop on offshore activities and money laundering organised by the Policy Department A. Professor Brigitte Unger from the University of Utrecht will present her views on the Panama Leaks, Anti-Money Laundering Policy.

In particular, she will point out certain large gaps and differences in implementation of legislation among Member States and provide concrete policy recommendations. Based on the input and questions from the workshop, she will write a policy paper for the PANA Committee.

Professor Unger is an expert on corporatism, economic policy, tax competition and money laundering. She holds a chair for public sector economics at the Utrecht University School of Economics and often works as an expert for the Dutch Ministry of Finance, the UNODC and the European Commission on money laundering issues. She has carried out a comprehensive study on the 'Economic and Legal Effectiveness of the Anti-Money Laundering and Combating Terrorism Financing Policy in all EU Member States', published many books with Edward Elgar and several academic articles on money laundering.

Location : Altiero Spinelli, room ASP 1G3 (1st floor), European Parliament, Rue Wiertz 60, Brussels, Belgium

    Presentation by Professor Dr. Brigitte Unger


  • Policy Department for Economic, Scientific and Quality of Life Policies