- Tuesday, 17 April 2012
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.
Tags: anti-money laundering, Europe
Posted in Latest news, Regulation
- Monday, 19 September 2011
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.
Posted in hrtraining, News
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