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Sunday, 04.12.2016, 16:13
The Financial and Capital Market Commission (FCMC) has imposed a EUR 1.4 mln fine on Swedbank for a failure to ensure a proper control of its clients’ transactions, FCMC representative Laima Auza told LETA.
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he Indian Cabinet has given its approval for signing and ratification of an agreement between India and Estonia on the transfer of sentenced persons, the Business Standard reported on Thursday, reports LETA/BNS.
The Commission outlines in a report perspective efforts in combating terrorism, organised crime and cybercrime. The report also specifies work undertaken to strengthen the EU's resilience against these threats. It also highlights the priority areas where more work is needed and sets out concrete operational measures for the months to come. These security issues are sensitive ones for the Baltic States too.
The study defines a new concept of "exploitative sham marriages" and proposes recommendations for their reduction25.10.2016
The results of the project "Preventing human trafficking and sham marriages: A multidisciplinary solution" (HESTIA)* were presented at the dissemination briefing organised by the Ministry of the Interior (MoI). The main goal of the project initiated in January 2015 and co-funded by the European Union (EU) "Prevention of and Fight Against Crime" programme was to seek correlations and explore the phenomenon of sham marriages in the context of human trafficking and to propose comprehensive action for their prevention.
Police have established that the bomb threat to the Tallinn airport on Saturday was made by a man serving a prison sentence, who made the threat using a cellphone, the regional prosecutor's office said LETA/BNS.
Four people aboard a Lithuanian-owned yacht -- two Lithuanians, an Estonian and a Finn -- were rescued in the Baltic Sea last night, the Lithuanian Defense Ministry said on Friday writes LETA/BNS.
One of the largest global cyber-security event of the month - the 7th annual international conference DSS ITSEC - will be held on October 27 in Riga, bringing together more than 80 presentations by recognized industry experts. Special attention will be focused on the possibilities and risks of the Internet of Things. It will be possible to listen to expert speeches from all 9 parallel sessions on-site and also online via live video streaming on the event website,DSS ITSEC representative told BC.