Tag Archives: criminals

Strengthened Schengen Information System: New alerts on criminals; Greater vigilance; Stronger data protection; Improved interoperability

BRUSSELS, 20-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (19 November 2018), the Council adopted the Commission’s proposal to strengthen the Schengen Information System (SIS), Europe’s most widely used information sharing system for migration, security and border management. A political priority for 2018-2019 and a key … Read the full press release

UK Gov: International campaign launched to clamp down on companies where the identity of the real owners is unknown

International campaign launched to clamp down on companies where the identity of the real owners is unknown, aiming to bring to a halt the getaway vehicles of the corrupt. £4.6 million of funding announced to support anti-corruption initiatives abroad, helping … Read the full press release

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) released its 6th Follow-up Report on the Mutual Evaluation of the Russian Federation

Paris, France, 22-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — In October 2013, the FATF recognised that the Russian Federation had made significant progress in addressing the deficiencies identified in the 2008 mutual evaluation report and could be removed from the regular follow-up process. The decision by the … Read the full press release

New tougher EU rules to ensure chemicals used in industrial processes are not diverted to illegal drug production

29-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — New rules to ensure that chemicals used in industrial processes, such as manufacturing plastics, textiles, aspirin, flu and allergy remedies, dyes and perfumes, are not diverted to the illegal production of heroin, speed or crack were adopted … Read the full press release