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EBA peer review highlights competent authorities have robust procedures to comply with RTS on passport notifications

  The European Banking Authority (EBA) has published the final peer review Report on the Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) on the information to be notified when exercising the right of establishment and the freedom to provide services for credit institutions … Continue reading

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UK Authorities’ Discussion Paper on building the UK financial sector’s operational resilience

On 5 July 2018, the FCA, PRA, and the Bank of England (together the regulators) jointly published a Discussion Paper, Building the UK financial sector’s operational resilience. The purpose of the Discussion Paper is to stimulate debate about the expectations … Continue reading

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CFPB Issues Request for Information on Adopted Regulations and New Rulemaking Authorities

  On March 14, 2018, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB“) announced it was seeking public input regarding whether or not there should be amendments to pre-existing rules or new rules relating to the CFPB’s authority under the Dodd-Frank Act. … Continue reading

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Data Privacy, Independence of National Supervisory Authorities and Scrutiny: Case C-518/07

We need to catch up on some juicy judgments! A while back, the Court of Justice declared in Case C-518/07 Commission v. Germany that Germany had breached Article 28 §1 of Directive 95/46/EC on data protection because the authorities it… … Continue reading

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Rights group urges Haiti authorities to prosecute Duvalier

[JURIST] Amnesty International (AI) [advocacy website] called on Haitian authorities Thursday to prosecute [press release] former president Jean-Claude Duvalier [BBC backgrounder] for crimes against humanity that occurred under his leadership between 1971 and 1986. The pressure on Haiti comes after … Continue reading

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