Money laundering and the financing of terrorism - European Union Committee Contents


APPENDIX 5: LIST OF ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS

ACPOAssociation of Chief Police Officers
AMLAnti-money laundering
AMLTFEU Regulators' Anti-Money Laundering Task Force
APGAsia/Pacific Group on Money Laundering (a FSRB)
Article 36 Committee   The coordinating committee of senior officials set up under Article 36 of the TEU to advise on Title VI matters
AWFEuropol Analysis Work File
BBABritish Bankers' Association
CATSThe French acronym for the Article 36 Committee
CDDCustomer due diligence
CEBSCommittee of European Banking Supervisors
CEIOPSCommittee of European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Supervisors
CEPCompliance enhancing procedure
CESRCommittee of European Securities Regulators
CETSCouncil of Europe Treaty Series
CFTCountering/Combating the financing of terrorism (sometimes CTF)
Convention 198see Warsaw Convention
COPFSCrown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service
COTEREU Council Committee on Terrorism (for external aspects and terrorist financing)
CP 931EU Council Working Party for the designation of organisations and individuals involved in terrorist acts
CPMLTFEU Committee for the Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing
CPSCrown Prosecution Service
CFATFCaribbean Financial Action Task Force (a FSRB)
CTCEU Counter-terrorism Coordinator
CTFSee CFT
CTUCounter-terrorism Unit
DEFRADepartment for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
DG JLSDirectorate General for Justice Freedom and Security of the European Commission
DG MARKTDirectorate General for Internal Market and Services of the European Commission
DNFPBDesignated non-financial professional body
DPFDData Protection Framework Decision: Council Framework Decision 2008/977/JHA on the protection of personal data processed in the framework of police and judicial cooperation in criminal matters (OJ L 350, 30 December 2008)
DPPDirector of Public Prosecutions
ECEuropean Community
ECABEuropol Criminal Asset Bureau
ECJEuropean Court of Justice
EDPSEuropean Data Protection Supervisor
EEAEuropean Economic Area
EgmontThe international coordinating body of 108 FIUs
EJNEuropean Judicial Network
ESAAMLGEastern and Southern Africa Anti-Money Laundering Group (a FSRB)
ESDPEuropean Security and Defence Policy
ESWEgmont Secure Web
EUEuropean Union
EurojustThe body set up by Council Decision 2002/187/JHA of 28 February 2002 "with a view to reinforcing the fight against serious crime"
EuropolEuropean Police Office
FATFFinancial Action Task Force
FCOForeign and Commonwealth Office
FBIUS Federal Bureau of Investigation
FCLOFiscal Crime Liaison Officer
FIUFinancial Intelligence Unit
FIU.NETDecentralised system for exchange of financial information extending to FIUs of (potentially) all 27 Member States
FSAFinancial Services Authority
FSAPFinancial Service Action Plan
FSBFinancial Stability Board (formerly the FSF)
FSFFinancial Stability Forum
FSJFreedom, Security and Justice—establishing an area of FSJ is the objective of Title VI of the TEU (the Commission Directorate General dealing with FSJ matters is called Justice, Freedom and Security)
FSRBFATF-style regional body
FTFinancing of terrorism
GAFISUDGrupo de Acción Financiera de Sudamérica (a FSRB)
GCCGulf Cooperation Council
GIABA (a FSRB)Intergovernmental Task Force against Money Laundering in Africa
HMRCHer Majesty's Revenue and Customs
IAISInternational Association of Insurance Supervisors
ICOInformation Commissioner's Office
ICRGInternational Cooperation Review Group
IMFInternational Monetary Fund
IOSCOInternational Organisation of Securities Commissions
JARDJoint Asset Recovery Database
JHAJustice and Home Affairs
JITJoint Investigation Team
JMLSGUK Joint Money Laundering Steering Group
LEALaw Enforcement Authority
LIBE CommitteeCommittee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs of the European Parliament
LisbonSee Treaty of Lisbon
MENAFATFMiddle Eastern and North African FATF (a FSRB)
MLMoney laundering
MLAMutual legal assistance
MLACUK Money Laundering Advisory Committee
MLRThe Money Laundering Regulations, SI 2007 No. 2157
MLROMoney Laundering Reporting Officer
MONEYVALCouncil of Europe Committee of Experts on the evaluation of anti-money laundering measures and the financing of terrorism (a FSRB)
MoUMemorandum of Understanding
MSMember State
MSBsMoney Service Businesses
MTICMissing Trader Intra Community (a Europol AWF)
NCCTsNon-Cooperative Countries and Territories
NCISNational Criminal Intelligence Service
NPIANational Policing Improvement Agency
OCTAOrganised Crime Threat Assessment
OECDOrganisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
OGBSOffshore Group of Banking Supervisors
OLAFEuropean Anti-Fraud Office
PEPPolitically exposed person
PMOIPeople's Mujahedeen Organisation of Iran (also OMPI, Organisation des Modjahedines du peuple d'Iran)
POCAThe Proceeds of Crime Act 2002
QMVQualified majority voting
RCPORevenue and Customs Prosecution Office
RELEXEU Council on External Relations
SARSuspicious activity report
SFOSerious Fraud Office
SitCenJoint Situation Centre of the EU Council Secretariat
SLOSOCA Liaison Officer
SOCASerious Organised Crime Agency
STRSuspicious transaction report
SUSTRANSSuspicious Transactions (a Europol AWF)
TECTreaty establishing the European Community
TE-SATTerrorism Situation and Trend Report
TEUTreaty on European Union
TFEUTreaty on the Functioning of the European Union
TFWGUK Terrorist Finance Working Group
Treaty of LisbonThe Treaty between the Member States, signed in Lisbon on 13 December 2007, amending the TEU, and amending the TEC and re-naming it the TFEU
UKCAUnited Kingdom Central Authority
UNCTEDUnited Nations Counter-terrorism Committee
UNDPUnited Nations Development Programme
UNODCUnited Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
VATValue Added Tax
Vienna Convention United Nations Convention Against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances, signed at Vienna on 19 December 1988
Warsaw Convention Council of Europe Convention on Laundering, Search, Seizure and Confiscation of the Proceeds from Crime and on the Financing of Terrorism, signed at Warsaw on 16 May 2005 (CETS 198)
WGTMFATF Working Group on terrorist financing and money laundering
WPWork Programme





 
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