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Pursuant to the provision of the Foreign Exchange Law for the petroleum sector, the National Bank of Angola has published Order 3/2021 which establishes the new foreign exchange regime appllicable to the entities engaged in the prospecting, exploration, appraisal, development, production and marketing on non-associated natural gas and its derivatives.
Notices no. 4/21 establishes the rules and procedures applicable to foreign exchange transactions for the settlement of imports and exports of goods in Angola.
On 27 April 2021 the PDPA issued a deliberation addressed to the National Statistics Institute ordering this entity to suspend, within 12 hours, all data transfers to the US or to other third countries that do not ensure an adequate level of protection.
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As the number of Islanders vaccinated against Covid-19 increases and the number of people infected remains at a low figure, Jersey is progressing with its reconnection plan, which means that the restrictions on the workplace continue to reduce.
In Ireland, The Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) (Amendment) Act 2021 has been signed into law by the President and is expected to be commenced shortly.
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