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BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP LEDGERS BEING CREATED – BUT NOT WITHOUT SERIOUS TEETHING TROUBLES



Britain’s open register of beneficial ownership was groundbreaking worldwide but its effectiveness as a bulwark against money laundering is being debated, even as both the European Union (EU) and the US move ahead at varying pace to replicate the system. The question of whether BO registers should be open or closed is one that is being discussed in countries around the world.…

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NEW EUROPEAN GREEN DEAL INDICATES INTERNATIONAL AND REGIONAL PUBLIC POLICY WILL NOT QUIOT FINANCIAL BACKING FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY GROWTH



 

GLOBAL and regional public policies promoting environmental good practice and fighting climate change have long encouraged the growth of renewable energy production. And with concern about global warming sharpening, these goals – pushed by international and regional organisations and development banks – are here to stay.…

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ITALIAN CHEESE CAUGHT IN AIRBUS-BOEING DISPUTE CROSSFIRE



RETALIATORY duties imposed by the USA in a trade dispute with the European Union (EU) over aeroplane subsidies will, argues Italian farmers union, Coldiretti, shrink Italian food exports to the US by 20%, with the Italian speciality cheese sector being the hardest hit.…

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AMAZONIA'S DESTRUCTION COULD STALL THE EU-MERCOSUR DEAL’S BOOST TO TEXTILE TRADE WITH BRAZIL



AFTER 20 years of negotiations the European Union (EU)-Mercosur trade deal, which has boosted hopes for increased textile trades with Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay is at risk of being blocked ahead of its ratification.

Furious about ongoing deforestation and wildfires in Amazonia, EU countries, including influential countries France and Ireland, have warned that they are ready to block the deal because of alleged breaches by Brazil of its international environmental commitments.…

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RUSSIAN DAIRY INDUSTRY FOCUSES ON QUALITY IMPROVEMENTS WHILE PROTECTION STILL LASTS



 

RUSSIA’S dairy industry has been trying to develop its size and sales while its government’s restrictions on European Union (EU) dairy imports remain, but there are questions about how well producers would cope with imports once these sanctions are, eventually, lifted.…

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AMAZONIA'S DESTRUCTION COULD STALL THE EU-MERCOSUR DEAL’S BOOST TO TEXTILE TRADE WITH BRAZIL



AFTER 20 years of negotiations the European Union (EU)-Mercosur trade deal, which has boosted hopes for increased can and associated materials trades with Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay, is now at risk of being blocked ahead of its ratification.

Furious about ongoing deforestation and wildfires in Amazonia, EU countries, including influential countries France and Ireland, have warned that they are ready to block the deal because of alleged breaches by Brazil of its international environmental commitments.…

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FIFTH ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING DIRECTIVE AIMS TO PLUG CRITICAL CRYPTO REGULATORY GAPS



 

THE EUROPEAN Union’s (EU) fourth anti-money laundering directive had not even been implemented before Panama Papers revelations on massive tax evasion highlighted critical gaps in the bloc’s regulatory framework, especially regarding cryptocurrencies and prepaid cards. The result was directive (EU) 2018/843 of May 30, 2018 commonly known as the fifth anti-money laundering directive.…

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INTERNATIONAL REGULATORY ROUND UP – EU-MERCOSUR TRADE DEAL SHOULD PROMOTE KNITWEAR SALES



THE TRADE in knitwear between the European Union (EU) and the Mercosur bloc of Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay is likely to intensify under a new trade deal between the two regional groupings.

The agreement, which now needs ratification, will phase out all EU duties charged on industrial goods (including knitted clothing and inputs) over 10 years.…

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STOLEN IDENTITIES READILY AND CHEAPLY AVAILABLE ON THE MAINSTREAM INTERNET



AN INCREASING number of so-called ‘digital doppelgangers’, faked digital identities, designed to bypass financial anti-fraud systems, are being traded online via the darknet and even the open internet, according to David Décary-Hétu, Assistant Professor at the School of Criminology at the University of Montréal, Canada.…

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AROUND 56 MILLION PAID BRIBES FOR PUBLIC SERVICES IN LATIN AMERICA



More than one in five or around 56 million people who accessed public services in Latin America and the Caribbean last year paid a bribe, according to the latest 18-country survey from Transparency International. The police notched up the highest bribery rate (24%), followed by other public services such as utilities (19%). …

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