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Banking agencies and FinCEN encourage innovative efforts by banks to combat money laundering and terrorist financing

On December 3, 2018, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the National Credit Union Administration, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”), (collectively, the … Continue reading

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The European Commission’s draft regulation on ‘terrorist content’ requires significant revision

On 12 September, the European Commission published a proposal for a Regulation on preventing the dissemination of terrorist content online. The Regulation is the latest and most far-reaching of a long series of European Union initiatives to regulate and restrict … Continue reading

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Van driver arrested after striking multiple pedestrians in Toronto (Update: Terrorist attack)

A white rental van plowed into a crowd of pedestrians in Toronto, Canada a short time ago, hitting as many as ten people. The driver of the van drove off but was confronted by police a short time later. He … Continue reading

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Terrorist Attack Puts Diversity Green Card Lottery in Jeopardy

The diversity green card lottery hit the headlines after a terrorist attack in New York in November 2017. The diversity visa program, also known as the green card lottery, was criticized for allowing an attacker who was an immigrant from … Continue reading

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Freezing of Terrorist Funds, Social Assistance to Spouses and Interpretation of EU Law: Case C-340/0

The Court of Justice recently narrowed the scope of EU measures taken to freeze the funds of designated terrorist organizations in Case C-340/08 M v. Others. The Council adopted Regulation (EC) No 881/2002 of May 27th 2002 imposing certain specific… … Continue reading

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