On December 3 of a current year, representative of International Relations and Legal Division of the Administration of the Investigation Service participated in Online International Tax Congress organized by the University of the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine. The issues of public financial management and national economic security were discussed at the congress. The main topics of the discussion were: public finance management reform; development of public financial control in the context of economic security of the country; Bureau of Economic Security: expectations, realities, challenges; Public and private interest in taxation; transformation of fiscal policy of Ukraine in the conditions of European integration; features of tax and customs policy implementation in the context of modern challenges and threats; humanitarian-educational and socio-political processes in the context of sustainable development: national and global dimensions; information technology in economics and management.
Today, permanent monitoring body of the Council of Europe the Committee of Experts on the Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering Measures and the Financing of Terrorism (MONEYVAL) published the fifth round mutual evaluation report on anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing measures.
The document emphasizes on the responsibility of the Ministry of Finance of Georgia, as the national coordinating body for the development of anti-money laundering policy, on fighting against crimes committed in the financial-economic sector. The report mentions the significant steps taken by the Investigation Service and the Revenue Service in recent years to combat money laundering.
Head of the Investigation Service Soso Ramishvili and Deputy Head Vakhtang Paresishvili hosted representatives of the State Control Committee of the Republic of Belarus Marina Drobishevskaya and Dennis Bardian.
The Investigation Service of the Ministry of Finance of Georgia hosted the representatives of the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and the National Intellectual Property Center of Georgia (Sakpatenti), project leader Ibon Ormazabal and Head of Trademark Department Irakli Kasradze. The Head of Investigation Department of Service Kakhaber Khurtsilava, together with his colleagues introduced specific directions, procedures and legal bases of investigative activities to the guests. The conversations also touched upon the challenges faced by the staff of the Investigation Service in the investigative processes of the criminal offenses related to intellectual property violations.