Potential division of tax intelligence at Bercy
Alongside Tracfin and the DNRED, a new purely fiscal intelligence unit may soon be created within the ministry of economy.
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As part of its expanded powers in line with the French government's focus on economic intelligence, Tracfin, the French financial intelligence service, has gained entry to one of French intelligence's holy of holies, the joint technical platform, or PTM.
The French government has issued a decree stating Tracfin will cooperate with its foreign counterparts, particularly within the EU, as Brussels has requested for a while.
In the midst of structural reform (IOL 867, IOL 864), the small but strategic French financial intelligence service Tracfin is [...]