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Anti-Money Laundering Package in LIBE/ECON meeting (European Parliament)

On Tuesday 22 March (16.15 – 18.45) the new Anti-Money Laundering Package on the agenda is on the agenda of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) and the Committee for Economic Affairs (ECON) of the European … Lees verder

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Fair Trials: “EncroChat hack: Fair Trials denounces lack of transparency and oversight”

According to lawyers of people accused on the base of Encrochat information, it is impossible to verify the evidence. Fair Trials, a global criminal justice watchdog, is worried about the lack of transparency and oversight and is calling on the … Lees verder

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European AML/CFT plans

Europe is carrying out a complete overhaul of anti-money laundering (AML) and countering terrorist financing (CFT) legislation, while the previous rules have barely settled with the authorities and the ‘obliged entities’ (companies that have AML/CFT tasks, like banks). Europe is … Lees verder

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Europol scandal? EDRi and surveilance in the EU

According to dataprotection organisation EDRi the efforts of the European data protection watchdog to hold Europol accountable for its illegal data practices are torpedoed by European Parliament and the Council of Member States, read EDRi’s article of 31 January, that … Lees verder

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After many warnings… EDPS orders Europol to erase data concerning individuals with no established link to a criminal activity

Europol is already for some time under scrutiny of the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS), but apparently Europol has not listened. On 10 January EDPS ordered Europol to erase data concerning individuals with no established link to a criminal activity, … Lees verder

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European petitioners ask the European Parliament to launch a motion of censure against the European Commission | FATCA

A group of European petitioners calls on the Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) to launch a motion of censure against the European Commission. Their press release of 14 January: International  group of EU petitioners call on MEPs to launch … Lees verder

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Tomorrow: AML developments discussed in a working group of LIBE | European Parliament

Those interested in finding out what the future surveillance society in Europe will look like, should follow the developments regarding anti-money laundering (AML). For them tomorrow there is an interesting event, organised by the Democracy, Rule of law and Fundamental … Lees verder

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Cristian Terheş and other MEPs campaigning against European discriminatory corona-measures

Cristian Terheş, member of the European Parliament (MEP), together with other MEPs still is campaigning against the European covid-19 measures. In an earlier post I mentioned the press conferences of 20 and 28 October 2021. On 25 November 2021 Terheş … Lees verder

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Covid certificate discrimination

The ‘Digital Green Certificate‘ (COVID certificate) that the European Commission introduced was supposed to make travelling in the EU easier for European citizens [*]. Currently this pass and national covid-passes in many countries are obligatory to enter certain areas that … 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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