Tagarchief: Council of Europe

EU: new rules addressing LIBOR cessation

The Council announced new rules addressing LIBOR cessation. Press release: Council of the EU Press release 2 February 2021 12:35 Financial benchmarks: Council adopts new rules addressing LIBOR cessation The Council today adopted amendments to the so-called Benchmark Regulation addressing … Lees verder

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“Streamlining public procurement within the EU for more efficient public spending”

The Council of the EU in a press release of 25 November 2020 (html, pdf) announced its intention to amend the rules on public procurement (Europese aanbesteding): Streamlining public procurement within the EU for more efficient public spending The Council … Lees verder

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Commission publishes guidance on key provisions of EU Global Human Rights Sanctions Regime

The European Commission in a press release announces it has published a Guidance Note on the new EU Global Human Rights Sanctions Regime. From the press release: In the context of this regime, for the first time, the Commission is … 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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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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AML/CFT sources

When you are looking where anti-money laundering (AML) and anti terrorist financing (CFT) come from, a list is to be found on the site of the Council of Europe. Under the title “AML/CFT” standards a list of sources is to … Lees verder

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Report on the place of the European Convention on Human Rights in the European and international legal order

Recently the Report on the place of the European Convention on Human Rights in the European and international legal order on Human Rights  was made public. It was adopted by the Steering Committee for Human Rights (CDDH) of the Council … Lees verder

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FIU’s krijgen makkelijker toegang tot financiële informatie van burgers, ondernemingen en organisaties

Europa is al een tijd bezig om de informatiepositie van de overheid te verbeteren. In dat kader is op 21 november jl. in het bekende Vlaamse Nederlands dat de EU kenmerkt bekend gemaakt dat overeenstemming is bereikt binnen bepaalde Europese … Lees verder

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Screening of investments: political agreement reached on an EU framework

On 20 November the Council of the European Union announced that political agreement has been reached on an EU framework for screening of investments. The Presidency on that date reached a provisional agreement with European Parliament representatives on an EU framework … Lees verder

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COE guidelines on safeguarding privacy in the media

Two European organisations: the Council of Europe Steering Committee on Media and Information Society and the Consultative Committee of Convention 108 discussed and jointly approved Guidelines on safeguarding privacy in the media, based on the ECHR caselaw, aiming to be … Lees verder

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