Tags » The Commission

European Commission to apply anti-money laundering rules to virtual currency exchanges

The European Commission has published an Action Plan to strengthen the fight against the financing of terrorism.

The plan includes a proposal to bring virtual currency exchanges within the perimeter of the Anti-Money Laundering Directive, so that exchanges have to apply customer due diligence controls when they exchange virtual currencies for fiat money, ending what is widely (but sometimes wrongly) regarded as the anonymity associated with virtual currencies and their exchanges. 108 more words

European Commission


I bathed in the river today
it finally becoming clear
the feeling that was always there at some level
feeling FORLORN
an exile

As I felt the waters swirl around me… 373 more words

S&P’s panel discussion on the role of the state in UK infrastructure covered by the specialists

This month experts came together at Standard & Poor’s offices in Canary Wharf, London, to discuss the role of the state in UK infrastructure financing. The International Project Finance Association co-hosted the event at which the National Audit Office, HSBC Bank and Standard & Poor’s were represented. 100 more words


Time to Take the EU Off Life Support

Yesterday in Madrid the European Commission President, Jean-Claude Juncker, made a statement that “Europe’s glory days are over” and went on to remonstrate about the EU’s flagging economy and it’s weakening demographics. 277 more words

European Commission

Xenophobic, Racist, Little Englanders, Say 62% of People

Two things which are sure to signal to your audience that you don’t have a valid argument are: throwing out assertions, figures and stats that a three-year-old could see through and firing unwarranted insults at your opponent. 2,104 more words

European Commission

Meet the OSBI Commissioners

The Commission
OSBI Headquarters • 6600 N. Harvey • Oklahoma City, OK

Russell Noble—Chairman and Lay Member

Noble is president of the Sea Cattle Company and the Quien Sabe Corporation in Ardmore.  549 more words

Insurance Distribution Directive agreed by trilogue parties

The European Commission has published a press release to welcome an agreement between the European Parliament, Council and Commission on the text of the proposed Insurance Distribution Directive ( 257 more words

European Commission