Categorie archief: English – posts in English on this blog

Policing the crisis, policing as crisis: the problem(s) with Europol

Statewatch announced a workshop on 25 January in the article ‘Policing the crisis, policing as crisis: the problem(s) with Europol’, read the announcement. The workshop Europol: Secrecy, impunity and the rule of law (Chris Jones, Statewatch) is held during the … Lees verder

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Privacy Camp conference 2023

Tomorrow the Privacy Camp conference takes place in Brussels with interesting panels and workshops, on amongst others: Digital police partout, justice nulle part / Digital police everywhere, justice nowhere (Sarah Chander, EDRi) Contesting AI & data practices. Practical approaches to … Lees verder

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Digital euro: Eurogroup statement and Slagter’s presentation at the National Privacy Conference of 25 January

On the site of the Council of the European Union on 16 January a statement of the Eurogroup on the digital euro project was published. According to the statement during the discussions in the EU the following issues were raised, … Lees verder

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European Digital Rights and Principles

On 15 December 2022 the European Declaration on Digital Rights and Principles was signed, read the press release. It will  be interesting to see whether the new European anti-money laundering (AML) rules as proposed in the AML Package comply with … Lees verder

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Surveillance with Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (AI/ML) is the core of fighting crime | Wolfsberg, AML, CFT

The financial world firmly believes in artificial intelligence and in surveillance of everyone, every minute of the day. The fight against crime justifies infringement of fundamental rights, organisations like the powerful group of banks, Wolfsberg Group [*], believe (even though … Lees verder

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ECJ: “the obligation for a lawyer to inform other intermediaries involved is not necessary and infringes the right to respect for communications with his or her client” | aggressive tax planning | Mandatory Disclosure for Intermediaries Directive

The Court of Justice of the European Union on 8 December 2022 decided that the obligation for a lawyer to inform other intermediaries in regard of combatting aggressive tax planning is not necessary and infringes the right to respect for … Lees verder

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Norwegian report on digital manipulation

The Norwegian Consumer Council (NCC) published a report (pdf) on how companies use design to take “our time, money and personal data”. From the introduction: Companies use design to take our time, money and personal data 1. desember, 2022 Many … Lees verder

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EBA consultation on management of ML/TF risks | AML, CFT

The European Banking Authority (EBA) announced on 6 December a new consultation “on effective management of ML/TF risks when providing access to financial services”. On de-risking there is a separate consulation, but the topic is also mentioned here: Through these … Lees verder

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70 Years of EU law

The Publications Office of the EU has published a book on EU law, 70 Years of EU law, read the announcement. The document can be downloaded as a pdf.

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EBA consults on new Guidelines to tackle de-risking | AML, CFT

Instead of recognising that the anti-money laundering (‘AML’) system has inherent flaws and needs to be completely overhauled, authorities are busy ‘mitigating’ the effects of de-risking. One of them is the European Banking Authority (EBA) that on 6 December started … Lees verder

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