European Parliament examines overseas territories’ of member states' measures to combat money laundering

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A report conducted by a finance professional for the European Parliament has been examining the offshore financial practices of various EU member states’ overseas territories, in particular the UK’s. The report is looking at the measures taken regarding challenging tax evasion, enhancing tax transparency, and general money laundering deterrents being used in French, Dutch and British overseas territories. The report signals how the European Union could start to put pressure on the territories to alter their practices to be in line with EU arrangements.