Europol better equipped to fight crime and terrorism

EU Parliament grants more power to Europol to fight crime and terrorism to improve information sharing via increased cooperation with private parties, better processing of large and complex datasets and strengthening the agency’s role …

EP Committee on Constitutional Affairs to establish AML

The powers of the Authority should allow it to improve AML/CFT supervision in the Union in various ways. With respect to selected obliged entities, the Authority should ensure group-wide compliance with the requirements laid down in the AML/CFT framework…

EU sanctions against Russia must apply to Belarus 

European Parliament urges that all EU sanctions against Russia must apply to Belarus. It was stated that Belarus and Russia jointly responsible for the war in Ukraine. The Belarusian regime’s crackdown on trade unions and the opposition must end…

European Commission’s annual report

European Parliament says Commission’s assessment of the rule of law in the EU is useful but has significant room for improvement. It has called for 1) broader scope and more in-depth, transparent assessment 2)concrete, country-specific recommendations and targets...

European Parliament gives more powers to Europol

Under the new rules, Europol will be able to pursue research and innovation projects, process large datasets, and help national authorities screen foreign direct investment in security-related cases. EU Data Protection Supervisor will oversee Europol’s data...