All Europe articles – Page 10

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    Brexit extended until 31 October

    2019-04-11T20:08:00Z

    EU leaders continue to dawdle on Brexit. The U.K.’s exit from the European Union has once again been delayed—this time until Oct. 31.

  • SocialMediaTop
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    U.K. gets tough on social media firms

    2019-04-09T20:04:00Z

    Social media companies should beware new U.K. rules that say they’ll be subject to a new statutory duty of care making them responsiblie for their users’ safety.

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    SFO Director Lisa Osofsky on fighting corruption

    2019-04-08T20:29:00Z

    In remarks made on 3 April at the Royal United Services Institute in London, Serious Fraud Office Director Lisa Osofsky discussed the agency’s recent efforts and what she has learned on the job so far.

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    EDPS investigating contractual arrangements concerning software used by EU firms

    2019-04-08T20:26:00Z

    The European Data Protection Supervisor, which is responsible for enforcing and monitoring EU companies’ compliance with data protection rules, said it is has launched an investigation into the compliance of contractual arrangements between EU institutions and Microsoft.

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    FCA regulation now in effect for claims management companies

    2019-04-03T20:58:00Z

    The U.K. Financial Conduct Authority has issued a reminder for the claims management industry: As of 1 April, all claims management companies in England, Scotland, and Wales will have to demonstrate that they meet and maintain minimum standards set by the FCA.

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    MP’s Brexit motions defeated for 2nd time

    2019-04-02T15:09:00Z

    After another failed attempt at Brexit consensus, the United Kingdom remains in turmoil. Prime Minister Theresa May will meet with her cabinet Tuesday to decide next steps.

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    FCA fines Goldman Sachs £34.3M for transaction reporting failures

    2019-04-01T18:47:00Z

    Compliance officers in the financial services industry can learn a lot from the failings of Goldman Sachs, which was fined £34.3 million (U.S. $45 million) by the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority for failing to provide accurate and timely reporting relating to 220 million transaction reports over a period of a ...

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    Troika Laundromat reveals the gaps in AML compliance

    2019-04-01T18:36:00Z

    A recent report from several investigative journalists details the AML scandal behind Troika Dialog, once Russia’s largest private investment bank, and is just one small look into the much bigger problem of corruption across the globe.

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    SEC, U.K. strike post-Brexit cooperation deals

    2019-03-29T20:17:00Z

    The SEC and the United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority have reaffirmed their commitment to cooperation and information sharing, even after the latter withdraws from the European Union.

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    May loses another Brexit vote; EU calls 'no-deal' split 'likely'

    2019-03-29T20:14:00Z

    For the third time, the House of Commons has voted against British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit proposal. The tight April deadline for completing a separation deal with the European Union is now looking doubtful, and a “no-deal” split more likely.

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    What Swedbank is saying about its multiple investigations

    2019-03-29T17:07:00Z

    It has been a tumultuous few weeks for Swedbank as it fends off several investigations, including for money laundering and insider trading, resulting in the dismissal of its chief executive officer.

  • Brexitdeadlock
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    Brexit deadlock: Going through the motions

    2019-03-28T17:01:00Z

    With U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal twice defeated, Members of Parliament were tasked with finding an alternative solution through a series of eight “indicative,” non-binding votes. After all eight were rejected, what happens next?

  • Brexitsplit
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    Companies walk judgment tightrope as Brexit doubts peak

    2019-03-27T21:54:00Z

    Preparers are facing some brutal accounting judgments as they approach the end of a reporting period straddling key dates in a chaotic Brexit.

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    May: Approve my Brexit plan, and I’ll resign

    2019-03-27T21:44:00Z

    With a bold—but likely inevitable political gambit—U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May has made a promise to Members of Parliament: Vote for her Brexit plan, and she will resign.

  • Brexitnewdate
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    One more time: Brexit pushed back by two weeks

    2019-03-22T20:46:00Z

    U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May has gotten yet another reprieve, with the recent decision by European leaders to delay a decision on Brexit by two weeks. This gives May another chance to get the votes needed to pass her Brexit deal.

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    Nokia discloses Alcatel-Lucent compliance issues

    2019-03-22T15:06:00Z

    Following its 2016 acquisition of Paris-based telecommunications company Alcatel-Lucent, Nokia disclosed in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that it has “been made aware of certain practices relating to compliance issues at the former Alcatel-Lucent business that have raised concerns.”

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    Brextension, but only if deal approved

    2019-03-21T16:32:00Z

    After two rejections, U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May has sent a letter to European Council President Donald Tusk to ask for an extension on Brexit.

  • BigFour
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    U.K. narrow-minded to think breaking up Big Four a good idea

    2019-03-20T18:37:00Z

    Big Four accounting expert James Peterson discusses ways in which the United Kingdom may dismantle the Big Four, the possible consequences of each of the proposals, and which he thinks is the better solution.

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    EC fines Google €1.49B over online advertising abuses

    2019-03-20T16:57:00Z

    The European Commission slapped Google with a €1.49 billion (U.S. $1.69 billion) fine for breaching competition rules—the third penalty in three successive years for the internet giant.

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    A global look at anti-bribery enforcement activity

    2019-03-20T15:14:00Z

    TRACE International’s 2018 Global Enforcement Report serves as an insightful resource for companies seeking information on which countries are enforcing anti-bribery laws and which countries are beleaguered by bribery and corruption issues.