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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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E-evidence opinion by the Meijers Committee

On 18 July the Meijers Committee has published comments on the proposal for a regulation on European Production and Preservation Orders for electronic evidence in criminal matters, the so-called “e-Evidence Regulation”. The comments are critical: The Committee questions the legal … Lees verder

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AMLD4 | European Commission starts infringement procedures against Greece, Ireland and Romania

Today the European Commission announced that it is taking action against EU member states that have not transposed AMLD4 into national legislation: Infringements: Commission refers Greece, Ireland and Romania to the Court of Justice for not implementing anti-money laundering rules … Lees verder

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European survey on the awareness of people on the concept and implications of their own digital footprint

Currentle the European Digital Learning Network pledges to carry out a pan-European survey to gather qualitative data about the awareness of adult peopleon the concept and implications of digital footprint. According to this announcement the pledge will be carried out in … Lees verder

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5th Anti-Money laundering Directive has entered into force | AMLD5

Yesterday the European Commission announced that the 5th Anti-Money laundering Directive has entered into force. Good news! The 5th Anti-Money laundering Directive has entered into force #AMLD. It will make the fight against money laundering & terrorism financing more efficient. … Lees verder

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AML/CFT for lawyers | CCBE

In its latest newsletter CCBE reported on Belgian resistance by lawyers against the implementation of the 4th Anti-money laundering Directive in Belgium. Further CCBE informs the public it is involved in revision of the FATF guidance for lawyers, accountants and company … Lees verder

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Europol security tips for the public

Europol is providing security tips for the public, to be found on their twitter account, recently for instance: — #BuySafePaySafe tip: Use a #creditcard when shopping online 💳 Most credit cards have a strong customer protection policy. If you don’t … Lees verder

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Your Europe | information for citizens

According to a press release of 20 June (html, pdf) Europe intends to create one portal with information on the EU internal market. The portal will integrate several networks and services, including European Consumer Centres, Your Europe Advice, SOLVIT, Intellectual … Lees verder

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PSD2 | Information by EBA on the regulatory technical standards on strong customer authentication and common and secure communication

Yesterday European Banking Authority (EBA) announced it has published two regulatory documents, an Opinion and a Consultation Paper on draft Guidelines, to clarify a number of issues identified by market participants in relation to the regulatory technical standards (RTS) on strong … Lees verder

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Dataprotection: “innocent people visiting or living in the UK run the risk of being flagged for violations they never committed from data that was unlawfully copied”

Not only companies like Facebook are unlawfully collecting and processing personal information. The latest scandal: according to an article of EUObserver the UK has been illegally copying classified personal information from a database reserved for members of the passport-free Schengen … Lees verder

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