As you might have read from our summary of the national AML risk assessment report, Estonia is exposing itself to high-risk levels of money laundering activities. Therefore, the local government has been and continues to make regulatory changes to ensure that the local business environment is less susceptible to money laundering.
The financial sector, especially in Estonia, is an area where regulatory changes are being made at quite a fast pace due to innovations like virtual currencies, new ways of financing businesses, and new ways of moving assets.
The money laundering and terrorism financing prevention government committee approved at its scheduled meeting, on 28 April, the national AML risk assessment (NRA) report.
An update about the planned changes in Estonian law concerning cryptocurrency and crowdfunding services.