12 Jan 2017
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Republicans pass sweeping bill to reform ‘abusive’ U.S. regulation

Republicans on Wednesday passed a bill in the House of Representatives that touched on nearly every step U.S. agencies take in creating and applying new rules, continuing their blitz to radically reform “abusive” federal regulation of areas from the environment to the workplace.

11 Jan 2017
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The European Union’s Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive – a summary of the changes

In June 2015, the European Union’s fourth anti-money laundering directive (“4MLD”) was enacted, with the requirement that all member states transpose the rules into national law within two years. The directive is the EU’s main instrument for preventing the misuse of its financial system by money launderers and supporters of terrorism.