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A summary of the new EU's anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing package proposal

EU LAW FIRM LEGAL NEWS • October 31, 2022

Legislators in Latvia and the European Union (EU) have been fighting with the ongoing issue of money laundering for a number of years, and the situation is not made any better by technological advancements that give fraudulent individuals additional avenues to legitimize illegally obtained funds. The legislative recommendations put out by the European Commission to improve the EU's fight against money laundering and terrorist funding are discussed in this article.

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Changes to the procedure for extending residence permits for citizens of Russia and Belarus

EU LAW FIRM LEGAL NEWS • September 27, 2022

On Saturday, September 24, changes to the Immigration Law that alter the process for requesting and extending temporary residence permits for citizens of Russia and Belarus take effect in an effort to reduce the adverse outcomes to national security associated with their immigration to the Republic of Latvia.

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A proposal from the European Commission would remove distortions brought on by foreign subsidies.

EU LAW FIRM LEGAL NEWS • September 12, 2022

The objective of this plan is to provide an internal market with fair playing fields. This proposed rule is an essential next step after the Commission published a White Paper on anti-discriminatory Subsidies in June 2020. The White Paper outlined a number of strategies to overcome the distortions brought on by foreign subsidies. The plan is based on the notion of "increasing strategic autonomy" and is a component of the larger EU 2020 industrial policy.

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Erasmus Internship in Latvia

EU LAW FIRM LEGAL NEWS • August 26, 2022

Are you an aspiring student interested in field of law and immigration and looking for Erasmus internship in Latvia? Join our team of lawyers in EU LAW FIRM and know everything about being an international lawyer.

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EU LAW FIRM Introduces Canada Start-Up Visa Program

EU LAW FIRM LEGAL NEWS • August 16, 2022

EU LAW FIRM offers new immigration program - Canada Start-Up Visa. Qualified entrepreneurs are granted permanent residency in Canada under the Canada Start-Up Visa program. The initiative seeks to attract creative entrepreneurs to Canada, connect them with private sector organizations in Canada (venture capital funds, angel investor clubs, or business incubators), and assist them in establishing their innovative start-up companies there, providing great potential for expansion globally.

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Digital Nomad Visa in Estonia

EU LAW FIRM LEGAL NEWS • August 16, 2022

Estonia has introduced a new Digital Nomad Visa that enables remote employees to live in Estonia and lawfully carry out their employment duties for a foreign employer or their own foreign-registered business. In general, the point of digital nomad visa in Estonia is to give an individual the right to temporarily reside in Estonia for a period of up to 1 year.