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Global operation #CiconiaAlba delivers major blow to organized crime

Global operation #CiconiaAlba delivers major blow to organized crime

| October 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Fifty-two countries and four international organizations teamed up with Europol to deliver a major blow to organized crime groups operating across the European Union and beyond. Co-operation with partners from the private sector was also key to this successful operation. Focusing on disrupting the most dangerous criminal networks currently active, investigators put an emphasis on […]

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#StrongerIn: Brexiteers defiant in face of evidence

| May 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

  A bunch of busy-bodies, intent on undermining British national sovereignty, have written a letter arguing that it would be a mistake for the UK to leave the European Union. These traitors, nearly 200 in number, call themselves economists and they are to be found lurking in “universities” and “think-tanks” across the UK from St. […]

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#EnergyExchange: EEX acquires Cleartrade Exchange

#EnergyExchange: EEX acquires Cleartrade Exchange

| April 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

The European Energy Exchange (EEX), the leading energy exchange in Europe, part of Deutsche Börse Group, will acquire the remaining shares in the Singapore-based Cleartrade Exchange (CLTX) from Freight Investor Holdings. The transaction will take effect as of 15th April 2016. With this transaction, EEX further strengthens its commitment to become a global commodity exchange […]

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Trillion-euro global high-tech trade deal agreed

Trillion-euro global high-tech trade deal agreed

The European Union, the United States, China and the vast majority of the World Trade Organization (WTO) members that were participating in the negotiations agreed on 24 July to eliminate custom duties on 201 high-tech products. The extension of the 1996 Information Technology Agreement (ITA) is the biggest tariff-cutting deal in the WTO in almost […]

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Things we learned in plenary: Ukraine, terrorism, processed meat, child abduction

Things we learned in plenary: Ukraine, terrorism, processed meat, child abduction

| February 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

The tragedies in Ukraine and the Middle East were among the main subjects debated by MEPs during the February plenary in Strasbourg. Ahead of Thursday’s (12 February) extraordinary European summit, the Parliament also discussed security measures such as the exchange of passenger name records between member states to better track terror suspects. It also asked […]

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First ‘equivalence’ decisions for central counterparty regulatory regimes adopted

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The European Commission has today (30 October) adopted its first ‘equivalence’ decisions for the regulatory regimes of central counterparties (CCPs) in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan and Singapore. The CCPs in these third country jurisdictions will be able to obtain recognition in the EU, and can therefore be used by market participants to clear standardized OTC […]

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EU agrees rules to manage investor-state disputes

EU agrees rules to manage investor-state disputes

The European Union today (28 August) took an important step towards creating a comprehensive EU investment policy, with the publication of a Regulation setting out a new set of rules to manage disputes under the EU’s investment agreements with its trading partners. The rules – set out in the Regulation on financial responsibility under future […]

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