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EU lawyers admit that £92billion Brexit Bill is impossible to enforce

EU lawyers admit that £92billion Brexit Bill is impossible to enforce and warn Eurocrats against attempting to make the UK pay the massive bill EU officials  were told they ... Read More
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The European Commission proposes simpler and more efficient derivatives rules

The European Commission is today proposing some targeted reforms to improve the functioning of the derivatives market in the EU. The reforms provide simpler and more proportionate rules for ... Read More
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European Commission to set paternity leave rules

Commission readies new parental leave rules to replace axed maternity bill Two years after the European Commission scrapped its own proposal for new EU maternity leave rules, the EU ... Read More

What’s next for Europe and Natural Gas

In recent years we have seen countless proposals for projects to deliver natural gas to Europe and ease the European Union’s dependence on Russian gas. Attempts to diversify the ... Read More
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European Commission published consultation on FinTech

Consumer Financial Services Action Plan: Better products and more choice for European consumers The European Commission is today presenting an Action Plan that sets out ways to provide European ... Read More
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ESMA to cooperate with non-EU Regulators on CCPs

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has established five Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) under the European Markets Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR). The MoUs establish cooperation arrangements, including the exchange ... Read More

European Commission introduces new anonymous whistleblower tool

A new tool to make it easier for individuals to alert the Commission about secret cartels and other antitrust violations while maintaining their anonymity has been launched by the ... Read More

Some €70 bn in non performing loans ready to be ceded by Italy’s main banks

The European Commission, the OECD, Economy Minister Piercarlo Padoan, EBA President Andrea Enria, Bank of Italy Vice Governor Fabio Panetta, and the Fitch ratings agency. One after another, like ... Read More
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ESAS warn on Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing risks affecting the EU financial sector

The three European Supervisory Authorities (EBA, EIOPA and ESMA – ESAs) published a Joint Opinion addressed to the European Commission on the risks of money laundering (ML) and terrorist ... Read More
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E.U. Includes U.S. on List of Potential Tax Havens

The European Commission views the United States as a potential tax haven, according to a draft list of 90 countries that Brussels views as problematic. Countries on the list, ... Read More
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