The structure of the General Directorate for Prevention of Money Laundering
Based on Order No.111 date 30.08.2019, of Prime Minister “On approval of the organizational structure of the General Directorate for Prevention of Money Laundering“, FIU consists of: Directorate of Legal and External Relations, Directorate of Strategic Analysis and Suspicious Transactions and Directorate of Compliance and Information Technology. Structural changes were did not affect the total staff of 45 employees in GDPML.
The structural changes are intended to ensure an effective implementation of the obligations that GDPML has in meeting the strategic objectives of the Albanian government and international recommendations on the prevention of money laundering, terrorist financing and the financing of weapons of mass destruction.
In the context of the analysis of information GDPML in addition to the operational analysis will focus on the tactical as well as strategic analysis. In this regard, the national risk assessment of money laundering and terrorist financing is of a particular importance, having a direct impact on the decision making both at the political as well as technical level.
Compliance of reporting entities of law No.9917 on 19.05.2008 “On prevention of money laundering and financing of terrorism” and further consolidation of the management of information storage are also one of the main objectives of GDPML’s activities aimed at consolidating the experience created for this purpose both at the national and international level.
Harmonization of legislation with the acquis communautaire and consolidation of cooperation with our counterparts will continue to be the basic premise to ensure fulfillment of GDPML’s obligations in the collection, analysis and dissemination of money laundering and financing of terrorism information to competent authorities.