The Department of Justice and Equality has published its Annual Report on Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing for 2018 (the Report). Member States are required by the Fourth Money Laundering Directive to publish a report on an annual basis providing data on the reporting, investigation and judicial phases of the national AML/CFT regime, including the number of suspicious transaction reports made to the Financial Intelligence Unit and the number of cases investigated, as well as prosecution and conviction rates for ML/TF offences.