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PLANNED EU RULING MAY REGULATE TATTOO INKS FOR THE FIRST TIME TO AVOID HEALTH RISKS

While today 12 out of every 100 Europeans are tattooed or have some sort of permanent cosmetic treatment, experts are increasingly concerned that these skin colouring agents may contain hazardous substances, known or suspected to have adverse health effects causing cancer, allergies or mutations.…

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MEPS SLAM CASH FOR PASSPORT SCHEMES IN TAX CRIMES REPORT

Centre right members of the European Parliament’s special committee on financial crimes, tax evasion and tax avoidance (TAX3) have hit out at the 18 EU member states, that offer citizenship or residence in exchange for investments. The MEPs, members of the European People’s Party (EPP), spoke out November 14 as the committee handed down a draft report*, with findings and recommendations, including phasing out such rights.…

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GREECE DELOITTE BOSS SHOWS HOW PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTING FIRMS CAN THRIVE IN TIMES OF FINANCIAL REGULATORY REFORM

Dimitris Koutsopoulos, CEO of Deloitte Greece, identifies three key policy points promoting his company’s success: maintain a culture of professionalism in the workplace; provide services that are of high quality to clients; and invest in employee training to implement new technology.…

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UNINETTUNO – ITALY’S TOP ONLINE UNIVERSITY HARNESSING 3D TECH TO ENHANCE LEARNING

With traditional universities increasingly using web-based learning as a way of recruiting students world-wide, University World News spoke to the head of Italy’s top online university to see how it has developed a successful model for international higher learning

Enrollments for the 2018-2019 school year at the Rome-based International Telematic University, Uninettuno, have exceeded expectations, university rector Maria Amata Garito, shared with UWN: “I can confirm that enrolments have jumped quite a bit this year – up by circa 200% compared to last year,” said Garito.…

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CHINA PUTS KNITWEAR INTO RETALIATORY DUTY FRAME AS TRUMP TRADE WAR INTENSIFIES

THE CHINESE government has directly targeted the American knitwear sector in the latest tit-for-tat response in the trade wars launched by US President Donald Trump. Beijing has highlighted knitted goods in a list of products that maybe subject to retaliatory tariffs, should the USA impose a threatened third list of duties on Chinese tech, drafted over alleged thefts of American IP.…

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US COTTON EXPORTERS FRET OVER TURKEY CURRENCY COLLAPSE AND TRADE DISPUTE WITH WASHINGTON

A senior figure in the American cotton industry has told just-style of his concern that Turkey’s collapsing currency and trade disputes with the US government will cause it to import less US-made cotton.

The Turkish lira – TRY has dropped in value by 45% this year – indeed last September 12, USD1 bought TRY3.43, this September 11, it bought TRY6.43.…

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ONLY 11 MAJOR EXPORTING COUNTRIES PUNISH COMPANIES FOR GRAFT

A new report from Transparency International has found that only 11 major exporting countries in the world significantly punish companies that pay bribes abroad. The report, called ‘Exporting Corruption’, also found that more than half of world exports come from at least 33 jurisdictions, including several European Union (EU) member states, where companies that export corruption along with their goods and services face weak consequences. …

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ENERGY CLUSTERS ARE THE WAY FORWARD IN EU INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS, EXPERTS SAY

SUPPORTERS of the European Union (EU) as a political concept stress how it has the vision, and the money, to promote energy projects of common interest (PCIs) between its (for now) 28 member states. Their goal is to promote an effective continent-wide energy market that offers European citizens more security in their supply of gas, electricity and to a lesser extent oil.…

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EU SETTING HIGH BAR FOR DAIRY PRODUCT COPYRIGHT CASES

Dairy producers may find it more difficult to protect distinctive products from copies in the European Union (EU) after recent legal decisions confirming the tough standard of evidence manufacturers need to meet to claim intellectual property (IP) rights over food characteristics.…

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DECARBONISATION POSSIBLE BEFORE 2050, SAYS HEAD OF EURELECTRIC

 

EUROPE can meet its goal of cleaning up the power sector several years earlier than by the European Union’s (EU) self-imposed deadline of 2050, according to Kristian Ruby, secretary general of the Union of the Electricity Industry – Eurelectric, the sector association representing the industry at pan-European level.…

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