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Global Asset Recovery Forum

To support victims, take further steps to improve asset recovery legislation, in particular implementing EU Directive 2014/42, operationalise the National Agency for Detection, Tracing and Management of Proceeds of Corruption and Other Crimes in 2017 and participate with others in the International Asset Recovery Forum 2017.

Country: Ukraine

Status: complete

Themes: Asset recovery

Last updated: December 2020

Classification:

Concrete: Somewhat Concrete | New: New | Ambitious: Ambitious

  • 6 Evidence:

    ARMA can and should work more effectively: the new draft law

    Global Forum on Asset Recovery

    Asset Recovery and Management Agency launches recruitment campaign and announces cooperation with EU partners

    DIRECTIVE 2014/42/EU OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL

    Global Forum on Asset Recovery Communiqué

    The National Agency for Detection, Tracing and Management of Proceeds of Corruption and Other Crimes

  • 3 Notes:

    The EU Directive and other international obligations on Asset Recovery have been implemented through amendments to existing legislation, in particular to the Criminal Code and the Criminal Procedure Code. The Asset Recovery and Management Agency was created in 2016, but the necessary law was adopted by the Parliament in 2015. At the moment, the ARMA is fully operational both when it comes to asset tracing and recovery and management. Furthermore, there are additional amendments considered by the Parliament right now in order to make the ARMA’s work even more efficient.

    The Head of the ARMA actively participated in GFAR 2017 together with representatives from other Ukrainian institutions, which are relevant in asset recovery field, and civil society organizations.

    Updated: October 31, 2020

    The EU Directive 2014/42/EU is actually implemented in national law.

    Updated: April 30, 2020

    October 2018 update: The National Agency for Detection, Tracing and Management of Proceeds of Corruption and Other Crimes is operational for a year

    June 2018 update: During the Global Forum on Asset Recovery in December 2017, Ukraine was a focus, among others, for asset recovery efforts.

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