In its April plenary, Parliament will vote on the trilogue[1] result of the AMLD5 (Anti-Money Laundering Directive) negotiations. Council and Parliament concluded their talks during the Strasbourg week just before Christmas. The revision of the current anti-money laundering directive does bring with it important improvements....

Photo @kirkandmimi   On November 15, 2017, the European Parliament adopted a Resolution on the Rule of Law in Malta, as a consequence of the murder of the independent journalist Dahpne Caruana Galizia, and as a follow up on the findings that had been obtained after a...

The EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes adopted on December 5, 2017 was defined by the Council of Europe as based on the criteria proposed by the European Commission. . The decision by the Council resulted in a set of criteria largely based...

Photo courtesy of a GUE/NGL event: 'PROTECTING THE TRUTH: Safety for Journalists and Whistleblowers'. Photo by Sergio Hernandez Vilarrasa/Podemos   During the event hosted by GUE/NGL on January 30, 2018, 'PROTECTING THE TRUTH: Safety for Journalists and Whistleblowers', Julian Assange mentioned 5 simple tasks regarding whistleblower protection...