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Venice Commission: the legal protection of citizens in the Netherlands is inadequate; the Netherlands should reform its legal systems

On 18 October 2021 the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe (‘European Commission for Democracy through Law’) has pubished an interesting opinon on the legal protection of citizens in the Netherlands. Questions In the opinion the commission summarizes the … Lees verder

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New briefer on understanding FATF standards and responding to their misuse in Africa | AML/CFT in the non-profit

The European Center For Not-for-Profit Law (ECNL) published briefer on understanding FATF anti-moneylaundering and anti-terrorist financing standards and responding to their misuse in Africa: Announcement: New briefer on understanding FATF standards and responding to their misuse in Africa. Briefer: Understanding … Lees verder

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Letter by the PETI-commission after the meeting of 2 September 2021 | FATCA

On 2 September the problems caused by FATCA for residents of the EU were discussed in the  Committee on Petitions (PETI) of the European Parliament, there is a video recording. The meeting was digitally attended by two Dutch victims of … Lees verder

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ENISA’s New Tool to secure the Digital Future of SMEs | cybersecurity

October is European Cybersecurity Month (ECSM). The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) announced it intends to assist small and medium sized companies (SMEs) with their cybersecurity challenges: ENISA’s New Tool to secure the Digital Future of SMEs The European … Lees verder

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Tackling Environmental Crimes under EU Law: The Liability of Companies in the Context of Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions | European Parliament Think Tank

In June the European Parliament Think Tank (EPRS) published a study ‘Tackling Environmental Crimes under EU Law: The Liability of Companies in the Context of Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions‘. Their introduction: This study addresses the fate of environmental liability and … Lees verder

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Privacy myths

Jaap-Henk Hoepman writes interesting articles on the privacy myths, the first three are: # Privacy Myth 1 – We Are Not Collecting Personal Data – “Is the company responsible for maintaining the car park correct when it claims it is … Lees verder

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A statute for European cross-border associations and non-profit organisations | JURI-meeting, AML/CFT in the non-profit

Tomorrow the Committee on Legal Affairs (JURI) of the European Parliament (EP) will amongst others discuss a draft EP-resolution regarding statute for European cross-border associations and non-profit organisations and opinions by two other committees (LIBE and EMPL) on the same … Lees verder

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EDPS opinion on European anti-money laundering proposals | AML, CFT

The EDPS last week published his opinion on the European Commission’s proposed Anti-Money Laundering (AML) legislative package and in the press release writes: EDPS welcomes AML package but suggests improvements to protect individuals’ personal data On 22 September 2021, the … Lees verder

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Mitchell’s article “FATCA to Expats: You’ll Never Have Paris or Anywhere Else”

Rick Mitchell wrote an article on the impossible position of persons with a American nationality in the EU (including Accidental Americans): FATCA to Expats: You’ll Never Have Paris or Anywhere Else.   More on FATCA and Citizenship Based Taxation on … Lees verder

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Resolution European Parliament on exchange of tax information includes a statement on FATCA

In its September plenary meeting the European Parliament discussed exchange of tax information. There was a resolution adopted that contains the following on FATCA: 46. Acknowledges that DAC provisions are largely coherent with the OECD CRS, and that they substantially … Lees verder

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