EC Panel Discussion: ENLETS-topic on financial investigation

16:00 - 17:00 hrs
World Forum Theater

ENLETS-topic on financial investigation

Turning the tables on criminal assets: recovery techniques

Financial investigations and fraud detection are geared towards the strengthening of European cooperation in the field of financial crime.
This panel will discuss how to boost European cooperation in the field of financial investigations. New technologies and methods will be reviewed for fighting money laundering, enabling criminal asset recovery (“Follow the money, follow the value.”) and seizing criminal property.

EU Member States see the usefulness and necessity of strengthened international cooperation. The various Member States experience (a greater) internationalisation of crime and want to explore possibilities to achieve strengthened cooperation on financial investigations and more specifically in the field of recovery, exchange of technologies and methods on financial investigations,  trend watching, Gold case/Combination team and Deep Web.

Session Chair : Bobby McFaul (Young Professional, Criminologist and Officer Strategic Intelligence on the Underground Economy of  FIOD)
Michael Gilligan (Revenue's head of central investigations for tax and customs, IE)
Roan Lamp (Appointed Professor of Financial Criminal Law, VU University Amsterdam, NL)
Hans van der Vlist (Director of the Fiscal Intelligence and Investigations Service (FIOD), NL)
Sylvie C. Bleker-van Eyk (Director of Deloitte Risk Services B.V., NL)

The panel discussion will be followed by a workshop. Those who are interested in the topic can discuss further with project coordinators and the panellists so that they can look through in-depth what security research can do for policy making in their are in the future.


Financial Investigation
Bobby McFaul