The National Coordinator for Anti-Money Laundering and the Combatting of Terrorist has published a newsletter covering amendments made to legislation in order to transpose the EU’s 5th Money Laundering Directive (2018/843) "5MLD" through the Proceeds of Crime Act 2015 (Amendment) Regulations 2020 ("5MLDRegs") published on the 13th March 2020 (LN110 of 2020).

The 5MLDRegs amend the following pieces of legislation;

1. Proceeds of Crime Act 2015

2. Register of Ultimate Beneficial Owners Regulations 2017

3. National Coordinator for Anti-Money Laundering and Combatting Terrorist Financing Regulations 2016

4. Supervisory Bodies (Powers etc.) Regulations 2017

5. Terrorism Act 2018