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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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FATCA in de Europese verzoekschriftencommissie PETI

Zoals ik eerder schreef is de extraterritoriaal werkende regelgeving van de VS (onder meer FATCA) vandaag in de Europese verzoekschriftencommissie PETI besproken. De opname van het deel van de vergadering waarin dit onderwerp aan de orde komt is via deze … Lees verder

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FATCA in the European PETI-commission on 2 September 2021 | are European residents entitled to protection against unlawful U.S. legislation?

In an earlier post I wrote about a European FATCA petition against discrimination of European residents by financial institutions based on American nationality. The petitioners yesterday sent a press release and informed the public that their petition on 2 September … Lees verder

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European FATCA petition against discrimination by financial institutions

A group of people residing in the European Union, with (also) the American nationality, in July has started a European petition against discrimination by financial institutions: The aim of this petition To ask the European Parliament and the Council as … Lees verder

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“Artificial Intelligence in policing: safeguards needed against mass surveillance”

LIBE, a committee of the European Parliament published an article ‘Artificial Intelligence in policing: safeguards needed against mass surveillance“. Amongst others the committee writes: The use of Artificial Intelligence in law enforcement and the judiciary should be subject to strong … Lees verder

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Europe and non-profit organisations, a study for the European Parliament

One of the topics of the meeting of 11 May of the Legal Affairs commission (JURI) of the European Parliament is the study ‘A statute for European cross-border associations and non-profit organisations – European added value assessment‘, prepared by Klaus … Lees verder

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Action against unlawful extraterritorial application of unilateral measures by third countries | European Commission (sanctions law, FATCA)

In a press release of 19 January the European Commission announces it will take action against unlawful extraterritorial application of unilateral measures by third countries: Further developing EU financial market infrastructures and improving their resilience, including towards the extraterritorial application … Lees verder

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