UK independent reviewer releases 2012 terrorism report

The independent reviewer of the U.K.’s terrorism legislation has released his latest report (the “Report“) highlighting terrorism developments over the last 12 months in the U.K. Some interesting parts of the Report are as follows: Terrorist acts targeted against Jewish people According to the Report, there were several terrorist incidents in the U.K. principally targeted […]

European Commission adopts proposals for 4th anti-money laundering directive

The European Commission today adopted two new anti-money laundering directives; the first, a proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering and terrorist financing (the “4th AML Directive”), and the second, a proposal for a […]

Swiss authorities arrest LTTE members for money laundering

The Swiss authorities have arrested ten suspected members of the terrorist organization Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) for alleged extortion and money laundering to support terrorist financing. According to a statement from the Swiss Attorney General’s office, the Tamils forced Sri Lankan foreign nationals living in Switzerland to provide financial support for the LTTE, […]