I would like to inform you that on the basis of the requests of foreign participants and experts from Financial Action Task Force (FATF), realize FATF Plenary (25 -29 February 2008) and 26th Plenary meeting Committee of Experts on the Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering Measures and the Financing of Terrorism (MONEYVAL)-(31 March - 4 April 2008) in today` s meeting of organizational committee it passed a decision about the change of the date of holding the international symposium - Anti Money Laundering Symposium: present and future which should be held in Žilina, Slovak Republic, 28. – 29. of February 2008.

After agreement with the foreign participants and experts from Council of Europe and also with Financial Action Task Force (FATF) it was decided that the international symposium - Anti Money Laundering Symposium: present and future will be held on

7. and 8. April 2008 in Žilina, in Hotel Holiday Inn


National Society for Crime Prevention, Criminal Law and Jurisdiction in Žilina in cooperation with Slovak Police Academy in Bratislava and under expert guarantee docent Jozef Stieranka, PhD. and with support experts Council of Europe And Financial Action Task Force (FATF)organize




Place of the symposium: Hotel HOLIDAY INN Žilina, Športová 2, Žilina

Date of symposium: 28 – 29 February 2008

International symposium - ANTI MONEY LAUNDERING SYMPOSIUM is realize under personal auspices of the Deputy Prime Minister of the Government of the Slovak Republic and Minister for the Interior of the Slovak Republic Mr. Róbert Kaliňák and Minister of Finance of the Slovak Republic Mr. Ján Počiatek.


Specialized symposium:

The objectives of symposium are to explore and highlight the strategic and political dimensions of national and international efforts to deter money laundering, with particular emphases on policy responses by government and commercial implications for financial services sectors. In the symposium will by focus not on the mechanisms of money laundering but on bring together senior people who have this interest and a lot of knowledge and experience in this area and who are keen to come together, and talk in the symposia on global politics, who has done what and why, what it all means and very importantly, on the counter measures that can be put in place.


The program draws together the strategic issues surrounding money laundering, the international payments system and the renewed need to implement effective anti money laundering strategies, an imperative highlighted by recent acts of terrorism.


Main papers experts:

· The extent of money laundering,

· The global response to money laundering: how global
politics shaped the response,

· Money laundering – a risk management issue,

· Working in an anti-money laundering environment:
banker’s view,

· Money laundering and securities,

· Technology and cooperation – looking forward.


Main thematic priorities discussible packets:

· Introduction to cyber laundering,

· Global response and the money trial,

· Risk management and reputation,

· Best practice and deterrence,

· Scenario analysis and prevention,

· Operational imperatives and technology.


Preparatory program will by made public at this page upon

10. February 2008.


Official language:

Slovak, English


Important terms:

Registration deadline at symposium and executions of payment:

Ø       Early registration        before 29 January 2008

Ø       Standard registration      after 29 January 2008

Ø       Registration deadline      15. February 2008  

Deadline abstract contributions:  10. February 2008



It is possible to ensure the accommodation for the participants at the symposium at the hotel HOLIDAY INN Žilina in which the symposium will take place. We are able to provide you better payment conditions. For the participant it will be initiated a list of recommended accommodations for the participants who will not use the accommodation offered by the organizers.



For motorized also non motorized participants a traffic plan will be available.
Orientation map City - click here


At organizational committee


National Society for Crime Prevention,

Criminal Law and Jurisdiction


Appended forms

Registration Form / Registration Form

Abstract contribution / Abstract contribution


Appended files:

Basic information  

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