Believe it or not, yes, in 2016, after 43 years of membership, with less than 2 months to a referendum on the subject, there are still people who believe the EU is nothing more than a trading bloc and that it has no pretentions of federal statehood. 1,554 more words
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Michael Gove’s outrage over the latest attempt by the EU to politically indoctrinate our children is understandable, after all, it’s an insidious practice designed to influence the most vulnerable in our society, in order to grow a whole generation of EU enthusiasts. 457 more words
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
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