Seminar in Financial Investigations, Beneficial Ownership, Asset Recovery and Organized Crime

 

Following the Study Visit on Financial Investigation related to off-shore activities, trusts and beneficial ownership; best practices on Drugs, OC, Corruption and AR investigations that was organised in Madrid (Spain) from 6th to 8th of February 2018, a Mirror activity was held  in Kiev, Ukraine from 9 to 10 October 2018.

EU-ACT Project has been approached by EU Advisory Mission in Ukraine (EUAM), the European Union Anti-Corruption Initiative (EUACI) and by the beneficiaries of the EU-ACT Project to provide support in order to share with Ukrainian experts EU best practices regarding Financial Investigations and eventually asset tracking and asset recovery (AR) in relation with criminal investigations in the field of Drugs, Organised Crime (OC) and Corruption.

The study visit to Spain organized by the Mission and Projects mentioned above with the support of the Intelligence Centre against Terrorism and Organized Crime (CITCO) in February, shown the best practices of cooperation and coordination among different agencies, problems and some solutions to Financial Investigations when off-shore jurisdictions are involved. This activity encompassed Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs), Prosecutor Office, Asset Recovery and Management Office, Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) and other private counterparts in the field of Financial Investigations from Spain. During this visit we focused on off-shore activities, trust and beneficial ownership in relation with Drugs, OC and Corruption investigations.

 

Operative Dimension

Code
Year
Component
Region
Country
Place
Activity Type
Kiev
Seminar
Objectives
  • To demonstrate and promote within National Police of Ukraine (NPU), Security Service of Ukraine (SSU) and Prosecutor General Office of Ukraine (PGO) the Financial Investigations as a priority in any Drugs and OC investigation;
  • To improve the cooperation and coordination among different agencies and Authorities in Ukraine. EUAM, EUACI and EU-ACT will support the participation of EU experts that will share through presentations and discussions their experiences and developments since the previous visit to Spain.
  • To demonstrate that Financial Investigations in off-shore jurisdictions can be successful.
  • To stablish relations between Ukrainian and EU institutions in the field of Drugs and OC Financial Investigations, especially in the investigations related with off-shore activities, trusts and beneficial ownership.

Institutions

EUAM - European Union Advisory Mission

EUAM - European Union Advisory Mission

Ukraine
Coordinator

FIIAPP - Fundación Internacional y para Iberoamérica de Administración y Políticas Públicas

FIIAPP - Fundación Internacional y para Iberoamérica de Administración y Políticas Públicas

Spain
Organiser

EUACI - EU Anti-Corruption Initiative

EUACI - EU Anti-Corruption Initiative

Ukraine
Coordinator

GPO - General Prosecutor’s Office of Ukraine

GPO - General Prosecutor’s Office of Ukraine

Ukraine
Beneficiary

NPU - National Police of Ukraine

NPU - National Police of Ukraine

Ukraine
Beneficiary

SSU - Security Service of Ukraine

SSU - Security Service of Ukraine

Ukraine
Beneficiary

MoIA - Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine

MoIA - Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine

Ukraine
Beneficiary

SBGS - State Border Guard Service of Ukraine

SBGS - State Border Guard Service of Ukraine

Ukraine
Beneficiary

SFMS - State Financial Monitoring Service of Ukraine

SFMS - State Financial Monitoring Service of Ukraine

Ukraine
Beneficiary

SFS - State Fiscal Service of Ukraine

SFS - State Fiscal Service of Ukraine

Ukraine
Beneficiary

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