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Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the mechanisms to be put in place by the Member States for the prevention of the use of the financial system for the purposes of money laundering or terrorist financing

On 20 July 2021, the European Commission presented a proposal for a Directive on the mechanisms to be put in place by the Member States for the prevention of the use of the financial system for the purposes of money laundering or terrorist financing and repealing Directive (EU) 2015/849. Essentially, this Directive on AML/CFT (6th Anti-Money laundering Directive) will replace the 4th AML...
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Proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the prevention of the use of the financial system for the purposes of money laundering and terrorist financing

On 20 July 2021, the European Commission proposed a Regulation on the prevention of the use of the financial system for the purposes of money laundering and terrorist financing. This proposal...
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Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on information accompanying transfers of funds and certaincrypto-assets (recast)

On 20 July the European Commission adopted a proposal for a Regulation to update existing rules on information accompanying transfers of funds. This proposal constitutes the fourth initiative of...
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Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive (EU) 2019/1153 as regards access of competent authorities to centralised bank account registries through the single access point

On 20 July 2021, the European Commission presented a proposal for a Directive amending Directive (EU) 2019/1153 of the European Parliament and of the Council, as regards access of competent...
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Regulation (EU) 2021/784 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2021 on addressing the dissemination of terrorist content online

On 12 September 2018, the Commission tabled a proposal for a Regulation on preventing the dissemination of terrorist content online. The proposed Regulation will apply to online service...
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Proposals to align EU instruments in the field of criminal law with EU rules on the protection of personal data

On 20 January 2021, the European Commission adopted two proposals for Directives amending two European Union instruments in the field of criminal law – Council Framework Decision 2002/465/JHA,...
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Regulation (EU, Euratom) 2020/2223 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 December 2020 amending Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 883/2013 concerning investigations conducted by OLAF

The European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) was entrusted with the task to carry out administrative investigations against fraud and any other illegal activity affecting the financial interests of the...
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