Sweden: Implementation of 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive

On September 5, 2018, Regeringskansliet, the Swedish Government Offices, published a proposal for the implementation into Swedish national law of the 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (Directive (EU) 2018/843) (5th AMLD), which will amend the 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (Directive (EU) 2015/849).

A dedicated website will be tracking the progress of the implementation of the 5th AMLD, which entered into force on July 9, 2018, and member states have until January 10, 2020 to amend their national laws.

The main proposals in the constitutional amendments include:

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