September 15, 2021
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One in three Italian nonprofits unclear on Third Sector reform changes

With Italy undergoing a major reform of its nonprofit legislation, a survey into the impact of the changes has found that around one in three nonprofits […]
August 4, 2021
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Patrick Gibbels: European Commission tables new rules on anti-money laundering

The European Commission has proposed a new package that aims to harmonise anti-money laundering rules across Europe. Our columnist Patrick Gibbels takes a look at what’s […]
February 10, 2021
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Concerns raised over impact of Turkey’s latest counter-terrorism law on civil society

Turkey’s latest counter-terrorism law has raised concerns after it became clear that it also introduces restrictions on civil society and philanthropic space. The Law on Preventing […]
August 5, 2020
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Bulgarian nonprofits face restrictions to foreign funding under new proposals

Changes to Bulgarian law have been proposed that will restrict the access of the country’s nonprofit organisations to foreign funding if approved. In July, Bulgarian parliamentary […]
June 11, 2020
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Handbook launches to help CSOs use EU law to protect civic space

A new handbook has been released to help civil society organisations use EU law to protect their rights and the civic space. How to Use EU […]
December 5, 2018

Netherlands could see ban on telemarketing without prior consent

A proposal has been put forward in the Netherlands that could see telemarketing banned unless people have actively opted in. On 08 October 2018, state secretary […]