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INTERNATIONAL REGULATORY ROUND-UP – MEPs LOSE PATIENCE OVER BEE PROTECTION AS EUROPEAN HONEY PRODUCTION CONTINUES TO SUFFER



THE EUROPEAN Parliament has called for a more robust approach to defend European honey production, as bee numbers continue to fall. In a motion supported almost unanimously, the EP’s environment committee has called for the European Union (EU) Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) – which is now under review – to include active steps on reducing pesticide use, which MEPs blame for honey bee deaths.…

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POWER PURCHASE AGREEMENTS INCREASE GREEN ENERGY CONSUMPTION AND INVESTMENT WORLDWIDE



As national, regional and international legislation nudges the world away from its reliance on fossil fuels, corporations are increasingly sourcing renewable energy through the mechanism of green power purchase agreements (PPAs), whereby companies (and also utilities) act as an off-taker, making commitments for future renewable energy payments.…

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WILL 6AMLD STOP EU CRIMINALS SHOPPING AROUND FOR BEST REGIME?



The new so-called European Union (EU) sixth anti-money laundering directive that harmonises penalties for money laundering across the bloc is a key back up to the EU’s existing AML legislation. While dubbed the sixth anti-money laundering directive (6AMLD), Directive (EU) 2018/1673 on combating money laundering by criminal law (https://eur-lex.europa.eu/eli/dir/2018/1673/oj

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NICARAGUA BOOSTS T-SHIRT SALES TO THE EU, BUCKING A DECLINE IN OVERALL APPAREL EXPORTS



Nicaragua, a leading apparel producer in Central America, has been suffering a decline in revenue on exports to the European Union (EU) this year, expect for one category that is bucking the trend: T-shirts.
According to the EU statistical office Eurostat, total revenue from the country’s apparel and footwear exports to the region dropped 6.8% to EUR178.2 million in the first half of 2019 from EUR191.2 million in the same period in 2018.…

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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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ELECTRIFICATION OF SHIPS A KEY STEP IN DELIVERING PARIS CLIMATE COMMITMENTS



Described by environmental campaigners as “the elephant in the COP21 negotiations room” when climate change proposals were agreed in Paris during 2015, today – the electrification of shipping is moving ahead apace.

From inland ferries to cargo barges and cruise ships, vessels are being built or retrofitted with renewable power propulsion sources, curbing the shipping industry’s major emissions.…

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BOOM IN NATURAL SKIN CARE BOOSTS THE AUSTRALASIAN COSMETICS MARKET



THE BEAUTY and personal care sectors have performed healthily in Australia and New Zealand throughout the past year, with companies providing consumers with fulfilling experiences, skin care excellence and natural ingredients performing particularly strongly.

The continued growth of beauty and personal care in Australia in 2018 was also driven by the expansion of specialist retailers Mecca and Sephora in premium beauty.…

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BEAUTY SECTORS IN BRITAIN AND GERMANY BANK ON REPUTATIONS FOR QUALITY MANUFACTURING AND SUSTAINABILITY



WHILE the spectre of Brexit looms over the British economy and hence its beauty markets, the fundamentals of its personal care product sector live on. As the UK ponders leaving the European Union (EU), maybe in October, commentators often cast a wary eye at Germany to see how this economic engine of the EU is performing – maybe to check whether Brexit is as big a business mistake as many experts warn.…

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HIGH DEMAND FOR TRAINED AML PROFESSIONALS IS KEEPING PAY LEVELS HEALTHY



 

WITH anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) controls becoming ever more comprehensive, strategic and widespread, the demand for trained AML/CFT professionals is growing. Salaries are increasing, as a result. This good compensation reflects the fact that AML work is becoming increasingly demanding because of regulatory requirements, said Michael Harris, director, financial crime compliance, at LexisNexis Risk Solutions.…

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ECHA SAYS PAINT COMPANIES SHOULD CONTINUE TO PREPARE TO BREXIT, EVEN WITH NEW DELAYED EXIT DEADLINE



THE EUROPEAN Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has recommended that companies concerned that their compliance with European Union (EU) chemical control system REACH might be impacted by Brexit should continue preparations for Britain’s possible withdrawal. With the UK having been given a new flexible exit deadline of October 31, ECHA has said it “recommends companies to continue preparing for a new, flexible withdrawal date”.…

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