Organ for the Prevention of Money Laundering of the Legal Profession (OPBA)

PRESIDENT:

Jesus Pellón Fernández-Fontecha

VICE PRESIDENT

Jose Antonio Gonzalez Quintana

SECRETARY

 

VOWELS

  • John Font Servera
  • Rafael Gil March
  • Carlos Echavarri Paniagua
  • Jordi Pina Massachusetts
  • Pascual Valiente Aparicio
  • Andres de Diego Martinez
  • Manuel Velez Fraga
  • Angel Morenilla Zamora
  • Nestor Santiago
  • Ramon Artime Cot
  • Gerardo Lopez Sanchez-Sarahaga
  • Jose A. Sanchez Perez
  • Emilio Vega-Ruiz
  • David Diez Revilla
  • Javier Alonzo Sancho
  • Carmen Perez Andujar
  • Silvia de Andres Perez
  • Adriana de Buerba Pando
  • Vanesa Fernandez Lledo
  • Jose Ramon Martinez Jimenez
  • Santiago Milans from Bosch
  • Sergio Salcines Gasquet
  • Louis Ruby Blanc
  • Mabel Zapata Surgeon Espinosa
  • Raphael Cantero Castillo
  • Antonio Luis Garcia-Agua Agüega
  • Maria Agustina Garcia Suarez
  • Maria Encarnacion Orduna Pardo
  • Juan Antonio Rodriguez Rodriguez
  • Miraculous Pacheco Pérez
  • Javier Gutierrez Martin
  • Angela Coquillat Vicente
  • Jaime Aneiros Pereida
  • Cristina Llop Velasco
  • Antonio Garcia Trasobares
  • Jose Seoane Pernas
  • Carlos Chamorro Gamez

FUNCTIONS AND COMPETENCES

The monitoring, study, report and proposal of issues related to the prevention of money laundering and the financing of terrorism.

EVENTS AND CONGRESSES ON PREVENTION OF MONEY LAUNDERING

Guide for the application of the risk-based approach to the legal professions

Money Laundering Prevention Manual
List of questions
Professional custom sheet
Risk Assessment Report (2017)
Infractions and sanctions (2017)

Professional recommendations for the prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing - Consejo General de la Abogacía Española

DOCUMENTATION ON PREVENTION OF MONEY LAUNDERING (CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER)

July 2019. EXPANSION REPORT ON THE REGISTRATION OBLIGATION OF THE PROFESSIONALS THAT PROVIDE THE SERVICES RELATED IN LETTER "O" OF ARTICLE 2.1 OF LAW 10/2010 OF APRIL 28.

Junio 2019. REPORT ON THE REGISTRATION OBLIGATION OF THE PROFESSIONALS THAT PROVIDE THE SERVICES RELATED IN LETTER “O” OF ARTICLE 2.1 OF LAW 10/2010 OF APRIL 28. Approved by the Plenary of the Consejo General de la Abogacía Española held on June 7, 2019.

October 2018. DIRECTIVE (EU) 2018/1673 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of October 23, 2018 on the fight against money laundering through criminal law.

August 2018. ROYAL DECREE-LAW 11/2018, of August 31, of transposition of directives on the protection of pension commitments with workers, prevention of money laundering and entry and residence requirements for nationals of third countries and amending Law 39/2015 , of October 1, of the Common Administrative Procedure of Public Administrations.

July 2017. DIRECTIVE (EU) 2017/1371 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 5 July 2017 on the fight against fraud that affects the financial interests of the Union through criminal law.

The prevention of money laundering by the Legal Profession. Presentation of Mª Elena Sáez de Jubera

20 May 2015: Fourth Directive on the Prevention of Money Laundering: Directive (EU) 2015/849 of the European Parliament and of the Council

Main new features of the Fourth Money Laundering Prevention Directive (EU) 2015/849, by Silvia de Andrés Pérez, toLawyer of Broseta Abogados and member of the Commission for the Prevention of Money Laundering of the Consejo General de la Abogacía Española

October 2014: Detection and prevention of money laundering, Guide for Lawyers prepared by the International Bar Association (IBA), the American Bar Association (ABA) and the Council of the European Bar (CCBE)

June 2014: Catalog of Risk Operations (COR) of the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness of an indicative nature to facilitate compliance with the obligations, especially in relation to the special examination, imposed by art. 17 of Law 10/2010 on Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing

January 2014: Translation of the annexes that appear as risk factors in the draft of the IV Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council

February 2013: Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the prevention of the use of the financial system for money laundering and the financing of terrorism

February 2012: FATF 2012 Professional Recommendations 

October 2008: Professional Recommendations - FATF -2008

NEWSLETTERS

January 2016: Anti-Money Laundering Bulletin No. 4. New regulations and legislative modifications with doctrinal articles and news produced in the last quarter
October 2015: Bulletin for the Prevention of Money Laundering nº 3/2015. New regulations and legislative modifications
July 2015: Bulletin on the Prevention of Money Laundering No. 2/2015. New regulations and legislative modifications
May 2015:  Bulletin on the Prevention of Money Laundering No. 1/2015. New regulations and legislative modifications