The EU Anti-money Laundering Authority will be coming into force in 2023

A comprehensively updated EU anti-money laundering policy is set to establish the EU Anti-money Laundering Authority (AMLA) as part of its plan to tighten controls on money laundering and the funding of terrorism. The EU Anti-money Laundering Authority (is one of four legislative proposals about AML) will have a direct impact on the legal profession…

AI Regulation in Europe

Abstract With the regulation of Artificial Intelligence (AI), the European Commission is addressing one of the central issues of our time. However, a number of core legal questions are still unresolved. Against this background, the article in a first step lays regulatory foundations by examining the possible scope of a future AI regulation, and by…

UK Government issues guidance note for a no-deal Brexit result

A scenario in which the UK leaves the EU without agreement (a ‘no deal’ scenario) remains unlikely given the mutual interests of the UK and the EU in securing a negotiated outcome. Negotiations are progressing well and both we and the EU continue to work hard to seek a positive deal. However, it’s our duty…

EU Regular Economic Report: Growth, Jobs and Integration: Services to the Rescue

The EU Regular Economic Report (RER) is a periodic publication of the World Bank Group and covers economic developments and prospects, as well as economic policies in the European Union. The report focuses on four regional sub-groups that share broad economic similarities (see map): Central Europe comprises Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania,…