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Commission review finds personal data protection under US Terrorist Finance Tracking Programme effective
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, USA
  • February 20 2009

The European Commission has presented the results of its review of the US Treasury Department's undertakings to the European Union regarding the Terrorist Finance Tracking Programme (TFTP

Financial Regulatory Developments 7 February - European Commission (Commission)
  • Dentons
  • European Union, USA
  • February 7 2014

The Commission has published its first EU anti-corruption report. The report looks at each Member State's laws and practices, analysing how well they

Seven global regulatory trends to watch in 2014
  • Dentons
  • USA, Canada, China, European Union
  • February 4 2014

Competition authorities around the world are vigorously pursuing domestic and international conspiracies and other anticompetitive activities. Focus

European Parliament rejects SWIFT's immodest proposal
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • February 26 2010

The European Parliament has voted overwhelmingly to annul a temporary agreement that allowed the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT), a Brussels-based international banking consortium, to supply financial transaction data to the U.S. Treasury's Terrorist Finance Tracking Program

56 new extradition and mutual legal assistance treaties take effect throughout Europe and the United States
  • White & Case LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • February 8 2010

On February 1, 2010, 56 new agreements between the United States, the European Union ("EU"), and each of the EU Member States addressing extradition and mutual legal assistance took effect, according to the US Department of Justice ("DOJ"

FinCEN issues conforming amendments to information sharing rule
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • February 8 2010

On February 5th, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") issued a final rule to conform its "314(a) program" to agreements with certain foreign jurisdictions, specifically the Agreement on Mutual Legal Assistance between the United States and the European Union

Not so SWIFT agreement
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • June 29 2010

Last week, the European Commission approved a draft agreement setting out the terms on which the details of millions of daily transactions of 8,000 banks in 200 countries could be obtained by US authorities in their fight against terrorism

European Commission adopts draft agreement on the transfer of financial data from the E.U. and the U.S.
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, USA
  • July 6 2010

The European Commission has adopted a draft Agreement between the E.U. and the U.S. on the transfer of financial data of E.U. citizens, for the purpose of tracking terrorist finance

United States and European Union expand sanctions on Iran
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • European Union, Iran, USA
  • June 8 2011

May 2011 saw multiple, coordinated developments in the multilateral drive to prevent nuclear weapons proliferation by Iran

International regulatory update
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Belgium, European Union, Germany, Global, Hong Kong, Japan, Netherlands, Singapore, South Korea, United Kingdom, USA
  • July 4 2011

The FSA has published a document setting out its initial thinking on how the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), which is expected to be established by end-2012, will approach the delivery of its objectives