All Council of the European Union articles

  • Brexit
    Article

    Deal or no deal: PM promises Brexit on Oct. 31

    2019-08-28T18:40:00Z

    Several recent decisions by new Prime Minister Boris Johnson suggest the United Kingdom will crash out of the European Union on the Oct. 31 deadline without a deal.

  • Blog post

    New rules would make setting up a company in the EU easier

    2019-02-06T15:30:00Z

    EU co-legislators agreed this week on new rules to facilitate establishing businesses electronically and promote online operations throughout a company’s lifecycle. The new rules aim to save companies time and money, while increasing safeguards against fraud and abusive behaviour through online identity checks.

  • Blog post

    EU legislators reach agreement on revised Anti-Money Laundering Directive

    2018-01-30T11:30:00Z

    The European Parliament and the Council of the European Union have reached an agreement on amendments to a fifth revision of the Anti-Money Laundering Directive, proposed by the European Commission last year. The revised Directive covers virtual currencies and anonymous pre-paid instruments and introduces enhanced safeguards for financial flows from ...