Financial Crime

The EACT is committed to knowledge sharing and the development of best practices to help combat financial crime. 

EACT is a member of the Global Coalition to Fight Financial Crime - a public-private coalition with the aim of enhancing the fight against financial crime globally - to advance dialogue and develop best practices to limit the ability of actors to undermine the security and integrity of our financial system and the wider economy.

Below you will find a useful collection of public resources on various topics related to financial crime. 


The benefits of the Legal Entity Identifier for monitoring systemic risk

Standard to harmonize company data and also for the implementation of the recommendations from the European System Risk Board


Anti-Money Laundering & Counter Terrorist Financing 

European Commission Action Plan on reforming EU rules on preventing money laundering and terrorist financing - here. 


Payment fraud & Payment Trends 

FSB Report: Options to Improve Adoption of The LEI, in Particular for Use in Cross-border Payments - here.

PwC Global Economic Crime and Fraud Survey 2022 - here.

EPC 2021 Payments Threats and Fraud Trends Report - here.

Deutsche Bank: A Corporate's Guide to Payment Fraud Prevention - here.

The Paypers Financial Crime and Fraud Report 2022 - here.

 European Payments Council (EPC) compilation of Q4 2020 reports on payments - here. 



Cybercrime & Cybersecurity 

World Economic Forum Global Risks Report 2022: Digital Dependencies and Cyber Vulnerabilities (see Chapter 3) - here.

Deloitte report on Cybersecurity: Zero Trust A revolutionary approach to Cyber or just another buzz word? - here. 

HSBC Article on Cybersecurity: "From Reaction to Action – Responsiveness and Resilience in a Pandemic" - here.  

Resources and latest news from the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) - here. 

European Union 2020 Cybersecurity strategy for the digital decade - here. 

European Union Agency for Cybersecurity threat landscape report 2020 - here.  

ENISA webinar on Artificial Intelligence: Cybersecurity Essential for Security & Trust - here. 

World Economic Forum (WEF) report on Cyber Information Sharing - here. 



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