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Wednesday, 27 October, 2021 - 10:00 to 11:00
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The transformation of the retail payment services market in the EU has accelerated in recent years with the surge in electronic payments during the COVID-19 pandemic. This enhanced the importance of the legislative framework governing this market.

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Tuesday, 21 September, 2021 - 10:00 to Tuesday, 28 September, 2021 - 12:00
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Debt advisors play a crucial role in giving professional advice and finding the best solutions to help households get out of debt. Currently, there are only a fraction of the necessary qualified independent debt advisors available to support all the households in need. 

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Monday, 20 September, 2021 - 15:00 to 16:00
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It is estimated that 2-5% of global GDP is laundered annually, with an overall recovery rate of illicit assets at just 1.1% in Europe, according to Europol. Tackling money laundering is a longstanding policy priority, but one pursued with limited success. 

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Sunday, 22 August, 2021 - 23:45

CEPS, ECRI and ECMI are calling for submission of policy papers in the area of payments and their role in making Europe future-proof as part of the wave of digital innovation

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Tuesday, 8 June, 2021 - 10:00 to 11:15

Ongoing digitalisation has amplified the importance of electronic payments for the functioning of the European economy. In response, the European Commission has stepped-up its ambitions to create an integrated payment system and increasing the autonomy of existing means of payments.

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Tuesday, 20 April, 2021 - 10:00 to 11:15
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Good AML policies start with transaction monitoring by operators but the burden and operational risks are growing, and the success rate is low. Operators, mostly banks are increasingly cooperating with each other to exchange best practice in monitoring, and with the Financial Intelligence Units to avoid reporting of false positives and facilitate enforcement. This however raises huge problems about data exchange and protection, free competition and division of competences.

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Tuesday, 30 March, 2021 - 10:00 to 11:30
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Governments, authorities and businesses have implemented credit moratoria, intended to offer temporary relief to borrowers impacted by COVID-19. A total of 24 EU Member States enforced either a legislative or non-legislative moratoria during this period. With the roll out of vaccines and easing of lockdown measures, when is the right time to phase out these moratoria?

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Thursday, 28 January, 2021 - 10:30 to 11:30
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Every year an estimated 2 to 5 percent of the global GDP is being laundered. So far, anti-money laundering policies have seen limited successes. Meanwhile, the breadth and means to launder money have also increased, facilitated by technological progress.

From crime and drug-trafficking-related proceeds, the mandate to stop money laundering has expanded to now include tax avoidance, terrorist financing, human trafficking, state-sponsored and corporate bribery.

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Tuesday, 19 January, 2021 - 10:00 to Tuesday, 26 October, 2021 - 12:00
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About one in twelve European households is having difficulties meeting their payment commitments, whether these relate to secured or unsecured borrowing, to payment of rent, or to utility or other household bills. Debt advisors play a crucial role in giving professional advice and finding the best solutions to help households get out of debt. Currently, there are only a fraction of the necessary qualified independent debt advisors available to support all the households in need.

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