EU Council on violation of sanctions as an EU crime

The Council of the EU requested the European Parliament’s consent on a decision to add the violation of restrictive measures to the list of ‘EU crimes’ included in the Treaty on the Functioning of the EU. The EU has adopted a number of restrictive measures in the...

Europol flags Environmental crime in the EU

Environmental crime has become a key threat to global security and a profitable criminal activity, as much in the EU as worldwide. Crimes against the environment threaten the survival of all living species and have an enormous financial impact, which is set to...

EU on the fight against VAT fraud

The EU Council authorised the opening of negotiations with Norway to strengthen the agreement between the EU and Norway on administrative cooperation, combating fraud and recovery of value added tax (VAT) claims…

EBA main achievements in 2021 in its Annual Report

EBA published its Annual Report describing its activities and achievements in 2021 and also includes the strategic priorities for 2022  which include the review of the stress-testing framework, the implementation of the mandates in the area of AML/CFT, financial...