Past HBCB events
New Requirements against Money Laundering 2019
22 04 2019
On April 3rd, HBCB in cooperation with Eurofast Global Bulgaria organized a seminar on the topic ‘’New Requirements against Money Laundering 2019’’ with keynote speaker Mrs. Albena Rasheva Dimitrova, Senior Legal Advisor at Eurofast Global Bulgaria.
The event was attended by representatives from the Greek Embassy and more than 60 HBCB members – managers and employees – interested in the subject.
The Country Manager for Bulgaria of Eurofast Global - Mrs. Rossitsa Koleva opened the seminar, giving detailed information about the company activities and how current and important the topic of Money Laundering is. Present from the Athens office of Eurofast Global was Mrs Anastasia Sagianni, Director for the Balkans.
Mrs. Albena Dimitrova spoke extensively about the new obligations for legal entities, registered in Bulgaria in 2019. The presentation overviewed the main changes at the local Anti-money laundering legislation – EU frame, terms, conditions and requirements, obliged subjects, types of check-ups, etc. It was very helpful for the managers as well as presented the needed and practical steps how and when and what to do.
Mrs. Dimitrova’s speech what Money Laundering is and how it affects the business was full of examples and practical implementations. The presentation provided valuable feedback and provoked lively discussions among the participants.
The seminar was followed by a light cocktail in the luxury renovated restaurant of Sofia Hotel Balkan, ensured by Eurofast Global Bulgaria.
HBCB would like to thank Eurofast for organizing the event and specially Mrs. Albena Dimitrova for her exclusive speech that enchanted the audience.
HBCB greatly appreciates the kind support of the participants and also its patron companies EKO Bulgaria, Postbank Bulgaria, Chipita Bulgaria, ETEM, Intralot Bulgaria, Coca Cola HBC and Piraeus Bank for their invaluable support.