All Council of the European Union articles

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


    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

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


    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.

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    EU legislators reach agreement on revised Anti-Money Laundering Directive


    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 ...