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INDIA: BANKNOTES FOR VOTES CORRUPTS BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT

AS the afternoon heat ebbs in the middle of this Indian summer, a police team block a major highway outside the city of Nashik, in the western state of Maharashtra, rolling in wheeled yellow-coloured barricades. Soon a traffic jam builds up and policemen move from one car to another in search for cash, often hidden in door cavities or spare wheels.With…

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COMMISSION SETS STRICTER CMR LIMITS FOR TEXTILES

The rules amend existing restrictions in the REACH chemicals regulation 1907/2006. They set maximum concentration limits for chemicals “particularly harmful in case of frequent contact with human skin”, the Commission said in an October 10 press note.

Permitted levels range from 1mg/kg for cadmium, chromium, arsenic, and lead to 3,000mg/kg for N,N-dimethylformamide (DMF).…

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EU RELEASES REGULATION DEMANDING EXTRA DATA ON NANOPARTICLES IN MINERAL-BASED CHEMICALS

 

MANUFACTURERS and users of chemicals made from minerals, and chemical mineral processing agents within the European Union (EU), will from January 2020 have to check whether the chemicals they use contain nanoparticles. If they do, they will have to assess their safety and report the results to the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA).…

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EU RELEASES REGULATION DEMANDING EXTRA DATA ON NANOPARTICLES IN FINISHING CHEMICALS

 

EUROPEAN Union (EU) textile finishers and their suppliers will from January 2020 have to check whether the chemicals they use contain nanoparticles, and if they do, assess their safety and report the results to the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA). This follows the release of a new EU regulation on nanoforms amending EU chemical control system REACH which will apply to all current REACH registered chemicals and any subject to new registration applications.…

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BLOCKCHAIN AND AI OFFER EFFECTIVE AML/CFT SOLUTIONS, BUT TEETHING TROUBLES ABOUND

BLOCKCHAIN technology may be being examined hard by the anti-money laundering/combating the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) sector, but AML/CFT experts warn against its swift widespread adoption, stressing that while regtech innovation is important, adopters must make sure it does not “compromise the safety and soundness of the financial eco system”.…

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ICAO AND EUROCONTROL PLOT DEVELOPMENT OF GLOBAL SEARCH AND RESCUE DATABASE FOR PLANES MISSING IN INTERNATIONAL AIRSPACE

THE INTERNATIONAL Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) is working with European ATC organisation Eurocontrol to design a globally accessible repository of urgent messages and related situational data showing emergency services the location of a plane at risk of crashing. This system would, if the project is successful, come on line as a prototype by February 2020, and be operational by the January 2021 enforcement of a second tranche of air navigation reporting requirements, designed to prevent a recurrence of tragedies such as the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines MH370.…

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DEMAND FOR ANTI-FRAUD SURVEILLANCE GROWS, WITH NEW TECH FUELLING CONTRACTS

With different forms of fraud skyrocketing, demand for surveillance is not only growing but becoming more diverse, with companies offering services ranging from old-fashioned stakeouts to high-tech detection. A Market Guide for Online Fraud Detection, released in January (2018) by research and advisory firm Gartner Inc, forecasts that the fraud detection and prevention marketplace is expected to grow significantly by 2022.…

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EU ROUND UP - BREXIT DEAL LEAVES QUESTIONS OPEN

THE DRAFT Brexit agreement that has caused political controversy in the UK, but which the European Union (EU) insists is its final offer, would not – if approved – guarantee British membership of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA).

There have been calls for the UK to remain within ECHA and its REACH chemical control system, if the UK quits the EU, as planned on March 29.…

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COMMISSION SETS STRICTER CMR LIMITS FOR TEXTILES

 

THE EUROPEAN Commission has adopted a regulation* tightening use restrictions for 33 carcinogenic, mutagenic or toxic for reproduction (CMR) substances in clothing and textiles.

The rules amend existing restrictions in the REACH chemicals regulation 1907/2006. They set maximum concentration limits for chemicals “particularly harmful in case of frequent contact with human skin”, the Commission said in an October 10 press note.…

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CRYPTOCURRENCY FRAUD RISKS EVOLVING AS THESE E-MONEY SYSTEMS GROW

WHILE crypto-currencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, Monero and the others have built their reputation and success of the reliability of their blockchain-based transaction records, it does not mean that these financial systems are immune to fraud. Indeed, fraudsters have found ample opportunities to exploit and subvert the eco-system that surrounds cryptocurrencies.…

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