The recent terror attacks performed in the EU and beyond have increased the need for the EU to formulate a stronger response to combating this terrorism. The EU Commission expects the Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Package to represent a significant step in improving the effectiveness of the EU’s efforts to combat the laundering of money from criminal activities and to counter the financing of terrorist activities. Member states have been asked to implement this by the end of 2016. W2 Global Data has released a white paper covering the repercussions of the ‘Fourth Money Laundering Directive (4thMLD)’. Read more and download the white paper here.