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SLOVAKIA STRENGTHENS EFFORTS TO TACKLE MONEY LAUNDERING AND TERRORISM FINANCING – BUT WILL NEED TO FOCUS ON ENFORCEMENT



SLOVAKIA may have been facing European Commission legal action over foot-dragging in implementing European Union EU AML/CFT legislation and has been striving to improve its AML/CFT weaknesses, but its general reputation in combating money laundering is solid. The Basel Institute of Governance AML Index 2019 ranked this central European country 109 out of 125 countries assessed, with the highest number being the top performer.…

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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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INTERNATIONAL REGULATORY ROUND UP – EU-MERCOSUR TRADE DEAL SHOULD PROMOTE FOOD, DRINK SALES



THE TRADE in food and drink 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 Mercosur duties on 93% of EU exported food and drink product types, including those on wine (27%); spirits (20% to 35%); soft drinks (20-35%); chocolate (20%); biscuits (16 to 18%); canned peaches (55%).…

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EU ROUND UP – EU TO ESTABLISH NEW ANTI-CYBERCRIME ORGANISATIONS



THE EUROPEAN Union (EU) is expanding its network of cyber-crime expertise, with a view to beefing up intelligence, protections and responses to online criminal attacks, including frauds such as identity theft, as well as hacking.

EU member states and the European Parliament are to start talks establishing from January 2021 a European Cybersecurity Industrial, Technology and Research Centre, pooling European investment in cybersecurity research, technology and industrial development.…

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ADDITIONAL BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP INFORMATION



In Croatia, an ultimate beneficial owners register has been established, operated by the Croatian Financial Agency (FINA – Financijska Agencija). Persons demonstrating a legitimate interest in data will be able to obtain limited BO information, including companies and persons undertaking legally required due diligence.…

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DRAFT EU/UK BREXIT DEAL INDICATES HOW LONDON AND BRUSSELS WANT TO CONTINUE ANTI-FRAUD COOPERATION



 

THE DRAFT Brexit agreement that has caused political controversy in the UK, but which the European Union (EU) insists is its final offer, would – if approved – see the immediate retention of much existing cooperation between Britain and the remaining EU.…

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EU-MEXICO TRADE AGREEMENT WILL BOOST PORK EXPORTS TO MEXICO



THE EUROPEAN Union (EU) and Mexico have agreed, on April 21 in Brussels, a momentous revised trade deal meaning 99% of products will be traded duty-free, and potentially substantially increasing the EU’s pork exports to Mexico. Under the agreement, which will replace a year 2000 trade deal – there will be duty-free trade for virtually all pork products, where customs duties now range up to 20%.…

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INDUSTRY WELCOMES COMMISSION’S TESTS TO CURB DUAL QUALITY FOOD PRODUCT SALES



THE EUROPEAN confectionery industry will later this year face hard evidence about the veracity of claims that certain brands sell lower quality products in eastern Europe than they do in the richer west. These claims – dismissed by many manufacturers as urban myths – are widely believed in eastern Europe, promoting the European Commission to act and set up a testing system.…

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INDUSTRY WELCOMES COMMISSION’S TESTS TO CURB DUAL QUALITY FOOD PRODUCT SALES



THE EUROPEAN confectionery industry will later this year face hard evidence about the veracity of claims that certain brands sell lower quality products in eastern Europe than they do in the richer west. These claims – dismissed by many manufacturers as urban myths – are widely believed in eastern Europe, promoting the European Commission to act and set up a testing system.…

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BRUSSELS APPROVES HUNGARY STATE AID FOR EXPANDING DEBRECEN AIRPORT



THE EUROPEAN Commission has approved Hungarian government plans to sink EUR3.8 million in public investment into modernising the infrastructure of Debrecen International Airport, serving Hungary’s second city. The money will fund security and safety upgrades, enabling aircraft to land in low visibility, while strengthening the airport’s perimeter fence.…

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