EU Green Deal and Maritime Fuel
As we reported here, in July 2021, the EU published its update to the ‘green deal’, known as “Fit for 55” in reference to the 55% reduction in carbon emissions targeted for 2030.
On June 21, the Financial Action Task Force announced that it had adopted an interpretive note to its recommendation on new technologies to further clarify the applicability of the recommendations to virtual asset activities. It also issued guidance to assist countries and businesses on their AML/CFT obligations regarding virtual asset activities. In her International Banking column, Kathleen Scott discusses some of the major points of the new interpretive note and guidance.
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