Categorie archief: English – posts in English on this blog

Implementation of EU anti-money laundering rules

Today the European Commission announced that it has decided to refer Luxembourg to the Court of Justice for not completely implementing EU anti-money laundering rules. Further the Commission calls on Estonia and Denmark to completely transpose the 4th Anti-Money Laundering … Lees verder

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The Dutch are absent on CCBE’s conference on artificial intelligence (30 November 2018)

The Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) on 30 November 2018 organises in Lille a conference on the legal aspects of artificial intelligence. Absence of the Dutch Interestingly there is no Dutch involvement in the main programme … Lees verder

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Freeports, letterboxes and shell companies | AML | EPRS

On 18 October 2018 the thinktank of the European Parliament (EPRS) published “Golden visa, free ports and letterbox companies from a money laundering and tax evasion perspective“. Golden visa, free ports and letterbox companies from a money laundering and tax … Lees verder

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Access to personal data retained by providers of electronic communications services | Court of Justice of the European Union

According to the Court of Justice of the European Union criminal offences that are not particularly serious may justify access to personal data retained by providers of electronic communications services provided that that access does not constitute a serious infringement of privacy. … Lees verder

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Russia sanctions in the EPRS newsletter

In the latest post in the newsletter of the European Parliamentary Research Service 0f 21 September on Russia there were three items on Russia sanctions: Walking a fine line on Russian sanctions Rand Corporation, August 2018 The US and the … Lees verder

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Europe increases its control on financial institutions | AML supervision proposal for the banking and financial sector

Yesterday the European Commission announced its plans to revise supervision regulations in relation to the banking and financial sector. The press release is as follows and includes references to other documents and information: Stronger anti-money laundering supervision for a stable … Lees verder

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Letterbox abatement | JURI draft report on cross-border conversions, mergers and divisions

On 7 August the rapporteur of the Committee on Legal Affairs of the European Parliament (JURI) published her draft report on a proposal by the European Commission for a directive regarding cross-border conversions, mergers and divisions. Letterbox-companies use cross-border facilities According … Lees verder

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FATF’s influence on judges and prosecutors | President’s Paper

FATF is an undemocratic organisation, lacking independent supervision and lacking independent scientific counterbalance. Therefore it is worrying that this organisation is trying to influence judges and prosecutors in relation to their role in convicting people based on anti-moneylaundering and counter … 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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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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