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Neglecting the dark side of AML/CFT | Anti-Money Laundering Regulation is on its way

The process in the direction of harmonization of European anti-money laundering (AML) legislation is continuing. Read the article on the main results of the Video conference of economics and finance ministers, 4 November 2020. On AML the following: Anti-money laundering … Lees verder

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New EU export rules also prohibit export of cyber-surveillance tools

Software companies have to be alert on the new EU export rules, that also cover cyber-surveillance tools. Read the press release Dual use goods: Parliament and EU ministers agree on new EU export rules: * The EU will have new … Lees verder

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The new pariah: the US Person

Someone who read my SDN article wrote to me that it’s not only banks that are refusing US Persons (as client). The reader mentions that a European export advisor warned the European company where the reader works, that the company … Lees verder

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EBA’s opinion on prudential AML/CFT supervision

The European Banking Authority (EBA) hs published its opinion setting out how prudential supervisors should consider money laundering and terrorist financing (ML/TF) risks in the context of the Supervisory Review and Evaluation Process (SREP). The ‘high level’ opinion is following … Lees verder

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European Commission was aware of fundamental rights issues of FATCA | PETI hearing

On 10 November there was a hearing on FATCA in the PETI committee of the European Parliament. I wrote a short article on the hearing with a link to the recording of the hearing. During that meeting the lawyer of … Lees verder

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FATCA-discussion in the PETI committee

On 10 November the problems of European citizens with FATCA were discussed in the Committee on Petitions (PETI) of the European Parliament (announcement of the meeting here). The recording of the meeting can be viewed, details are below. Speakers were the … Lees verder

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Illegal spying on citizens by secret services worldwide is rampant | COE webinar

IT is making the world less safe for people. One of the reasons is illegal spying by secret services. Monday 9 November a webinar by the Council of Europe is taking place that is introduced as follows: Illegal spying on … Lees verder

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FATCA petition in committee meeting of the European Parliament

During the meeting of the Committee on Petitions of the European Parliament of 10 November 2020 a petition regarding FATCA will be discussed (item 18). Documents regarding the subject: Letter by the European Commission of 20 Februari 2020 Letter of … Lees verder

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Europol breaches fundamental rights and freedoms | EDPS

Wojciech Rafał Wiewiórowski, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS), on 23 September sent a letter to the attendants of the meeting of the Joint Parliamentary Scrutiny Group on Europol (JPSG). In that letter he informed the readers that Europol does … Lees verder

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European Commission announces new European sanctions framework against international human rights violations worldwide

The European Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy on 19 October 2002 have put forward a Joint Proposal for a Council Regulation concerning implementation of restrictive measures (sanctions) against serious human rights … Lees verder

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