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Annual Conference on Financial Compliance in the EU 2021

  • The July 2021 EU legislative package on anti-money laundering and countering terrorist financing
  • Practical implications for FIUs and MLROs
  • Cryptoassets / Non-EU payments
Hybrid Event: You can participate either face-to-face or online.

Trier/Online, 4 November 2021 – 5 November 2021

Event number:

Area of law:

Economic Crime

If you register for the face-to-face event and due to the COVID-19 pandemic we are obliged to hold the event online-only, you will have the option either to switch to the online-only event or to cancel your participation at no cost.

Please note that ERA will offer a full refund of your participation fee if you are required to cancel your registration due to Covid related reasons.


The focus of this year’s annual conference is to present and analyse the proposed EU AML/CFT reform package, including the new EU AML/CFT authority, the new EU AML Regulation (AMLR), the 6th round of revisions to the AML Directive (AMLD 6) and other existing legislation.

Key topics

  • New EU AML/CFT Authority
  • New Single EU AML/CFT Rulebook
  • Proposal for 6th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (AMLD 6)
  • Proposal for an Anti-Money Laundering Regulation (ALMR)
  • Proposed revision of the 2015 Transfer of Funds Regulation
  • Full application of the EU AML/CFT regime to cryptoassets
  • EU-wide limit on large cash payments
  • Enhanced AML/CFT enforcement against non-cooperative third countries

Who should attend?

  • Compliance officers, MLROs, FCOs, risk managers, and customer due diligence, internal audit and internal governance professionals working in the private sector, in particular the financial industry
  • FIU officials, AML supervisors, and other EU and national civil servants dealing with AML/CFT, KYC and financial compliance matters.
  • FinTech lawyers, fund lawyers, and financial-product design and legal/regulatory affairs professionals in the payment services sector
  • Business lawyers in private practice, in-house counsel in the private sector, notaries and company registrars

Hybrid format

If you cannot attend the conference in Trier, you can still join online!
You will be able to interact immediately and directly with our top-quality speakers and other participants.

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Background Documentation
Documentation is available here for logged in participants at this event.


Important note
Please note that if you wish to pay by invoice, it is required to do so at the latest two days prior to the online event. A payment via credit card can be made at any time.


Conference Organisers


Covid-19 prevention and hygiene rules

Overnight accommodation in Trier

There are special rates for ERA participants at three excellent hotels in Trier.



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