All european union articles – Page 2

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    European Commission acts to preserve Iran Nuclear Deal

    2018-05-18T10:00:00Z

    In response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s withdrawal of the United States from the Iran Nuclear Deal, the European Commission on May 18 announced steps to preserve the interests of European companies investing in Iran and to demonstrate the EU’s commitment to the deal.

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    EU and Mexico reach new trade agreement

    2018-04-30T13:15:00Z

    The European Union and Mexico reached a new agreement on trade, as part of a broader, modernized EU-Mexico Global Agreement. Practically all trade in goods between the EU and Mexico will now be duty-free, including in the agricultural sector.

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    EU-Norway sign agreement, strengthening VAT fraud prevention

    2018-02-06T11:30:00Z

    The European Union and Norway this week signed an agreement that will provide EU member states and Norway with a legal framework for administrative cooperation in preventing VAT fraud and assisting each other in the recovery of VAT claims.

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    Bank of England: New approach to supervising global banks

    2018-01-02T10:45:00Z

    The Bank of England announced that it is consulting on an updated approach to authorising and supervising branches of global banks and insurers, prompting responses from HM Treasury and the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority.

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    CFTC issues guidance on CTA registration requirements under MiFID II

    2017-12-13T11:30:00Z

    The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight this week issued interpretative guidance, clarifying commodity trading advisor registration requirements resulting from the European Union’s MiFID II research compensation provisions for investment managers.

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    New chapter begins in EU-Cuba relations

    2017-10-31T09:45:00Z

    A new chapter in EU-Cuba relations will be marked on 1 November 2017, with the start of provisional application of the first ever agreement between the European Union and Cuba.

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    e-Commerce and tax e-Vasion

    2017-10-24T12:00:00Z

    The European Union and the tech industry are locked in a perpetual struggle over taxation, but the EU is making moves to close certain tax avoidance avenues for good.

  • Blog post

    easyJet: Flying through hoops to stay in Europe

    2017-10-03T11:15:00Z

    The first in a series of case studies looking at Brexit compliance headaches examines what an airline must do in order to continue operating within the EU following a British exit from the Union.

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    Leaving the sinking Brexit ship

    2017-09-26T16:30:00Z

    Several banks and other industries are jumping ship from the United Kingdom. But what will this all mean for compliance officers?

  • Article

    Hard Brexit, soft Brexit? U.K. can’t have its cake and eat it, too

    2017-07-11T16:00:00Z

    The U.K. is trying different ways to see if it can have its cake and eat it too when it comes to asserting its independence while still enjoying perks of EU membership.

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    Brexit poses many environmental law challenges

    2017-07-03T11:00:00Z

    A taskforce of environmental lawyers in the United Kingdom gathered in London last month to discuss how to roll over environmental law after withdrawal from the European Union.

  • Article

    New SEC rules for securities clearing agencies may benefit EU banks

    2016-10-04T16:30:00Z

    The SEC’s new rules for enhanced operational and governance standards for systematically important securities clearing agencies might just save EU banks billions of dollars in capital surcharges. Joe Mont reports.

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    EU tackles tax abuse in the wake of Panama Papers

    2016-07-26T09:30:00Z

    The Panama Papers document leak shed much light on a deep and pervasive effort to evade taxes. Since then, the European Union has passed a number of new rules to improve tax transparency and close tax loopholes. According to CW’s Paul Hodgson, the EU is only just getting started.

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    EU-U.S. Privacy Shield passes: Now what?

    2016-07-26T09:15:00Z

    For any U.S. company that collects and handles data on EU citizens, the time to review privacy policies, practices and contracts with service providers and customers is now. Jaclyn Jaeger has more.

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    More regulatory questions than answers following Brexit vote

    2016-06-28T11:15:00Z

    CW reporter Joe Mont explores the aftermath of the Brexit vote (the United Kingdom’s recent decision to depart from the European Union): what do U.S. companies need to know; what questions require a strategic response; and where do we all go from here?

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    Brexit: ‘Don’t leave me this way’

    2016-06-15T12:15:00Z

    “Don’t leave me this way,” screams a headline from Dutch daily Algemeen Dagblad. The Netherlands fears Britain’s exit will be bad for its reputation. Paul Hodgson reports.

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    FCA advises on new EU Market Abuse Regulation

    2016-05-24T15:00:00Z

    The Financial Conduct Authority has published changes to its handbook, “Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules,” to help U.K.-listed companies comply with new EU Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) from 3 July this year. The handbook and MAR cover a very wide range of “market abuse” issues, such as insider dealing, improper ...

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    EU calls for corporate tax transparency

    2016-04-13T11:00:00Z

    Image: The European Commission has proposed rules requiring multinational companies currently active in the EU’s single market with a permanent presence in the European Union and with a turnover in excess of EUR 750 million a year to disclose publicly the income tax they pay within the European Union, country ...

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    EU rule on derivative contracts aims for financial stability

    2016-03-02T14:45:00Z

    Image: The European Commission has adopted a new set of rules that requires certain over-the-counter credit derivative contracts to be cleared through central counterparties. The rules implement a clearing obligation under the European Market Infrastructure Regulation for credit default swaps. “[The] decision marks another step towards making good on our ...

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    Czech Bankers Concerned About New EU Rules

    2015-07-22T11:00:00Z

    Czech bankers are worried about new European rules that may pose systemic risks to countries across Europe. The legislation, which is currently being reviewed by the European Commission will cause big depositors and bondholders, instead of national regulators, to incur more losses. Bankers are worried that this could lead ...