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The price of crime fighting – the salary for the EU head of AML is €290,000.


The European Union has recently advertised the position of the Chair of the new Anti-Money Laundering Authority (AMLA).

The Chair will lead the strategic planning and direction of the Authority by chairing the meetings of the General Board and Executive Board. The salary for the position is advertised as €290,000. approximately £246,500.

The role is expected to be the legal representative and public face of the Authority. The search for the Chair of Europe’s new AML Authority (AMLA) began in late May or early June. The top job in Europe’s new AML Authority was advertised in September.

This is a significant role, with the Chairperson expected to play a key part in the EU’s fight against illicit financial activities.

The AML/CFT regulation is expected to enter into force in the 3rd quarter of 2024.



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