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Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT)

Posted by EUbusiness at 20 July 2021, 22:11 CET |
Filed under: Banking, Finance, Crime

The European Commission presented on 20 July a package of legislative proposals to strengthen the EU's anti-money laundering and countering terrorism financing (AML/CFT) rules. The package also includes the proposal for the creation of a new EU authority to fight money laundering.

New EU authority to crack down on money-laundering

New EU authority to crack down on money-laundering

Posted by EUbusiness at 20 July 2021, 22:20 CET |
Filed under: Banking, Headline2, Finance, Crime

The EU Commission proposed Monday a new authority to combat money laundering, part of a package of measures to strengthen Europe's fight against money laundering and countering terrorism financing.

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Director of Programmes (m/f/d) and future Member of the Management Board, Academy of European Law

Posted by Stephanie Hoffmann at 16 July 2021, 17:00 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

We, the Academy of European Law Trier (ERA), leading partner of the European institutions and the legal professions in the field of continuing education in European law, are looking for a Director of Programmes (m/f/d) and future Member of the Management Board from 1 January 2022 (an earlier start is possible) with an excellent knowledge of European Union law and with proven management and leadership skills; a colleague with an inquiring and inspiring mind, capable of innovatory ideas, multi-lingual, organised and flexible.

Employers can ban hijab at work, rules EU Court

Employers can ban hijab at work, rules EU Court

An employer may ban the wearing of the Muslim hijab at work, the EU Court of Justice ruled Thursday, there is a need to present a neutral image towards customers or to prevent social disputes.

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July 2021 infringements package: key decisions

Posted by EUbusiness at 15 July 2021, 17:47 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

In its regular package of infringement decisions, the European Commission pursues legal action against EU Member States for failing to comply with their obligations under EU law. These decisions, covering various sectors and EU policy areas, aim to ensure the proper application of EU law for the benefit of citizens and businesses.

Project Lawyer in European Environmental Law, Academy of European Law

Posted by Stephanie Hoffmann at 13 July 2021, 21:35 CET |
Filed under: EU Law-environment

The Academy of European Law are looking for a new member of their team as of 1 October 2021, a Project Lawyer in European Environmental Law, full time or part time.

EU agrees increased public scrutiny of environment-related acts

EU agrees increased public scrutiny of environment-related acts

Posted by EUbusiness at 13 July 2021, 21:15 CET |

The EU Parliament and Member States reached provisional political agreement Monday on amending the Aarhus Regulation to allow for increased public scrutiny of EU acts affecting the environment.

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EU endorses UK data protection regime

EU endorses UK data protection regime

Posted by EUbusiness at 28 June 2021, 19:16 CET |

Personal data can flow freely from the EU to the UK following adoption Monday of adequacy decisions covering the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Law Enforcement Directive.

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MEPs confirm deal on climate neutrality by 2050

MEPs confirm deal on climate neutrality by 2050

Posted by EUbusiness at 24 June 2021, 18:45 CET |

The European Parliament endorsed the EU's new Climate Law Thursday, raising the EU’s 2030 emissions reductions target from 40% to at least 55%, 57% with the contribution from new carbon sinks.

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EU plans new unit to tackle cybercrime

EU plans new unit to tackle cybercrime

Posted by EUbusiness at 23 June 2021, 22:20 CET |
Filed under: Headline, Internet, Crime

The EU Commission laid out plans Wednesday for building a new 'joint cyber unit' to tackle the rising number of serious cyber incidents impacting public services, businesses and citizens across the EU.

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June 2021 infringements package: key decisions

Posted by EUbusiness at 09 June 2021, 18:33 CET |

In its regular package of infringement decisions, the European Commission pursues legal action against EU Member States for failing to comply with their obligations under EU law. These decisions, covering various sectors and EU policy areas, aim to ensure the proper application of EU law for the benefit of citizens and businesses.

EU takes Poland to court over independence of judiciary

EU takes Poland to court over independence of judiciary

Posted by EUbusiness at 31 March 2021, 18:25 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Poland, Headline2

The EU Commission referred Poland to the European Court of Justice Wednesday over a law which it says undermines the independence of Polish judges and is incompatible with the primacy of EU law.

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EU launches legal action against UK over Brexit protocol

EU launches legal action against UK over Brexit protocol

Posted by EUbusiness at 16 March 2021, 16:25 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline1, Brexit, Britain

The EU Commission sent the UK a letter of formal notice Monday for breaching provisions of the Protocol on Ireland and Northern Ireland, as well as the good faith obligation under the Withdrawal Agreement.

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Brussels mulls tighter controls on crypto-assets, e-money

Brussels mulls tighter controls on crypto-assets, e-money

Posted by EUbusiness at 11 March 2021, 23:20 CET |
Filed under: Headline1, Tax, Finance, Crime

The EU Commission launched a consultation Thursday on revision of its directive to improve cooperation between national tax authoritiesy in emerging areas such as crypto-assets and e-money.

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February 2021 infringements package: key decisions

Posted by EUbusiness at 21 February 2021, 22:00 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

In its regular package of infringement decisions, the European Commission pursues legal action against EU Member States for failing to comply with their obligations under EU law. These decisions, covering various sectors and EU policy areas, aim to ensure the proper application of EU law for the benefit of citizens and businesses.

States fail to transpose new EU telecoms rules

States fail to transpose new EU telecoms rules

Posted by EUbusiness at 04 February 2021, 17:30 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline2, Telecoms, Internet

The EU Commission started legal action Thursday against 24 Member States for failing to enact a new EU telecoms directive which regulates and reforms electronic communications networks and services.

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Brussels takes next step in rule of law action against Poland

Brussels takes next step in rule of law action against Poland

Posted by EUbusiness at 28 January 2021, 00:23 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Poland

The European Commission sent an additional reasoned opinion to Poland on Wednesday as it steps up its legal action to safeguard the independence of the judiciary in Poland.

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Latvian Law Firms

Posted by EUbusiness at 25 January 2021, 22:15 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Latvia

When somebody calls himself a 'lawyer' in English, this typically means that he or she has a lawyer's degree and is a member of a Bar association of the respective state. In its term, 'law firm' would mean a partnership or a company where 'lawyers' are practicing together with other lawyers.

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EUR 20m to help European SMEs maximise IP assets

EUR 20m to help European SMEs maximise IP assets

Posted by EUbusiness at 11 January 2021, 23:22 CET |

As of Monday, small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) were able to apply for financing under a EUR 20 million grant scheme to help EU companies to make better use of intellectual property rights.

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MEPs approve 'rule of law conditionality' for access to EU funds

MEPs approve 'rule of law conditionality' for access to EU funds

Posted by EUbusiness at 16 December 2020, 18:25 CET |

EU states failing to uphold the EU's common values risk losing access to EU funds, following MEPs' approval Wednesday of a regulation to protect EU funds from being misused by governments who bend the rule of law.

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