Camden Assets Recovery Interagency Network

Annual General Meetings (AGMs)

Year Country

2004

Netherlands


2005

Ireland


2006

Austria


2007

UK


2008

France


2009

USA


2010

Czech Republic


2011

Bulgaria


2012

Hungary


2013

Ireland


2014

Spain


2015

Guernsey


2016

Netherlands


2017

Sweden


2018

Poland


2019

Romania


2020

Belgium


CARIN Annual Meeting 2015, Guernsey

In 2015 CARIN discussed “The Global Identification and their Recovery in International Financial Centres”.
CARIN members concluded a number of outcomes and recommendations in relation to;
•Progressing asset recovery using Joint Investigation Teams (JITs) and parallel investigations.
•The Practical Aspects of Investigating ‘Beneficial Ownership’ for the Purpose of Asset Identification freezing, seizure and confiscation.

CARIN Annual Meeting 2016, The Netherlands

In 2016 CARIN discussed “Make an impact on asset recovery”
CARIN members concluded a number of outcomes and recommendations in relation to;
•Exchange of information, expanding the use of the Swedish initiative.
•Cross border asset management, registration of internationally frozen and seized assets.
•Joint agency cooperation, an alternative way of getting results with asset recovery.

CARIN Annual Meeting 2017, Sweden

In 2017 CARIN discussed CARIN towards the future: “Exploring cooperation with jurisdictions outside of the Asset Recovery Networks and using asset recovery techniques to identify financing of terrorism”
CARIN members concluded a number of outcomes and recommendations in relation to;
•CARIN 2.0
•Closer cooperation with the Gulf region
•Terrorist financing and asset recovery techniques as a way of investigating

CARIN Annual Meeting 2018, Poland

In 2018 the Polish presidency continued with the Annual General Meeting title

“CARIN in POLe position”
During the meeting more presentations were provided to explore asset recovery in Asia-Pacific.
All participants got a chance to learn looking through the eyes of a money launderer.
Based on the recommendations of 2017 a CARIN strategy has been developed with four key elements:

  1. Strengthen cooperation between CARIN, ARINs and International Partners
  2. Enhance information exchange between CARIN contact points
  3. Develop CARIN as Centre of Excellence
  4. Influence policy related to criminal AR

CARIN Annual Meeting 2019, Romania

In 2019 the Romanian Presidency, in line with the Strategic Plan 2018 - 2021, announced that the focus of the CARIN presidencies Romania and Belgium will be on further developing contacts with so called “white-spot-areas”, primarily the offshore jurisdictions (2019) and MAGHREB region (2020), keeping the CARIN strategy goals.

CARIN’S strategy 2018 -2021:
• From theory to practice
• From tracing assets to recovery and social reuse
• From statistics to policies

Organising workshops on:

1. Tracing and recovering criminal assets from corporate structures

2. Asset management, return and reuse

3. Tracing and recovering virtual assets