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European Commission Prioritizes Sustainable Finance with New Strategy

The European Commission has set its sights on cutting greenhouse gas emissions by pushing the private sector to invest in sustainable projects, therefore helping the government finance the green transition.  The sustainable financial strategy that the Commission has come up with is called the ‘gold standard’ because of its included draft regulation that established a …

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EU Digital COVID Vaccine Certificate Goes Into Effect

The pandemic has prevented EU citizens from leaving their homes, seeing their families, traveling, and even walking down the street with the feeling of safety. The European Union created the EU Digital COVID Certificate to help facilitate the re-opening of travel through free movement among the 27 member states. This verification tool was released on July 1, …

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EU to Create New Agency for Anti-Money Laundering

The rise of crypto comes with the unfortunate rise of dirty money. On July 7, the European Union released documents showing their plans to create an anti-money laundering agency and new rules for transferring assets to fight against the increasing issue of money laundering. The pressure for Europe to take action against money laundering has grown …

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Europe’s New Artificial Intelligence Rules’ Effects on Businesses 

In April, the European Commission came out with the statement to regulate artificial intelligence. Their goal is to turn Europe into a global hub that uses trustworthy Artificial Intelligence through the combination of a legal framework on AI and a new Coordinated Plan with the Member States. The new rules are greatly endorsed by privacy advocates. While it …

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EU Launches Digital Covid-19 Certificate to Promote Safe Travel

Towards the end of May, the European Union launched a Digital Covid-19 Certificate, also known as the Digital Green Certificate, for all member countries to implement to help facilitate safe travel between countries. The digital vaccination verification tool is an online resource that provides one of the above: digital proof of a person’s vaccination, a …

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