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Ten parties, 18 independents registered for 2019 general election

Friday, January 18, 2019

Thursday evening 18.00 EST was the deadline for Estonia’s parties and Riigikogu hopefuls to submit their nominations for the 2019 general election on 3 March. Eight parties handed in full lists, including all those currently in the Riigikogu. Parties The Reform Party, Centre Party, Social Democratic Party (SDE), the Conservative People’s Party of Estonia (EKRE), Pro Patria, the Estonian Greens, Estonia 200 and the Free Party each submitted a full…

Anti-money laundering plan to be submitted to Saeima by June 2019

Friday, September 28, 2018

On 25 September, the Latvian government approved what it called a “comprehensive Action Plan” in response to the recommendations included in Moneyval’s recent evaluation of Latvia’s anti-money laundering system, which has been in sharp focus ever since ABLV bank’s fortunes nosedived in the wake of money laundering accusations from the U.S. authorities. “The plan merges existing initiatives and provides a robust framework for all government institutions involved, as well as…

Estonian govt committee to submit proposals for improving fight against money laundering

Saturday, August 25, 2018

The Estonian government Cabinet tasked the government committee working in the Ministry of Finance to draw up proposals by October on how to improve the fight against money laundering. According to Prime Minister Juri Ratas, there has to be zero tolerance for money laundering in Estonia. “In recent years the rules against money laundering and terrorist financing have become stricter. Today’s regulation differs greatly from the time when large-scale suspicious…

First candidate list submitted for 13th Saeima elections

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

On Tuesday, 24 July, the New Conservative Party became the first political party in Latvia to submit a list of candidates for 13th Saeima elections. NCP’s list consists of 115 candidates. NCP’s chosen leaders are Juris Jurašs, Juta Strīķe, Jānis Bordāns, Krišjānis Feldmans and Ilga Šuplinska. Bordāns will be the party’s leader in Vidzeme, Feldmanis will be the leader in Zemgale, Strīķe will be the leader in Kurzeme, and Šuplinska…