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European Commission rejects lawyers’ pleas to reduce anti-money laundering burden

The European Commission sees no reason to accede to lawyers’ calls and reduce the burden of anti-money laundering rules on the legal profession, a new report has indicated. However, it will consider steps to improve under-reporting of suspicious transactions.

April 17th, 2012 | No Comments »

EU aims to train 700,000 legal professionals in European law by 2020

Around half of Europe’s 1.4m legal professionals should receive training in European law and other member states’ legal systems by 2020, the European Commission has said. It also wants all lawyers to have at least one week’s training in EU law during their careers.

September 19th, 2011 | 1 Comment »