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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki and National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan, June 7, 2021

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room

12:42 P.M. EDT
 
MS. PSAKI:  Hi, everyone.  Full room.  I hope everyone is cozy.  So, today, we are fortunate to have a very special guest, National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan, here to join us and give a preview of the President’s trip.  And then, of course, we’ll do a full briefing after that. 
 
With that, I’ll turn it over to Jake.
 
MR. SULLIVAN:  Thank you, Jen.  And thanks, everybody.  So, as you all know, this week President Biden will head off to Europe on the first foreign trip of his presidency — certainly not

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Irish Digital Firms Now on the Clock to Comply with Anti-Money Laundering Rules | Sullivan & Worcester

With the European Union’s (“EU”) focus on strengthening its rules to prevent money laundering and terrorism financing, Ireland recently joined the ranks of member states who incorporated the EU’s financial crime regulations into domestic law. Ireland’s legislation, The Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) (Amendment) Bill, strengthens existing anti-money laundering legislation and gives effect to the EU’s 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive.

The EU’s 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive, among other things, seeks to (i) improve transparency on the real owners of companies; (ii) extend anti-money laundering and counter terrorism financing rules to virtual currencies, tax related services,

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Technology training grants awarded to Bradford, Sullivan, Susquehanna Counties | Business

Harrisburg, Pa. – On April 29, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry announced 2021 recipients of Digital Literacy and Workforce Development Grants, which will provide technology training for Pennsylvania workers.

Bradford County was awarded $41,363; Sullivan County $10,432; and Susquehanna County $21,019. Similar grants given statewide totaled $1.3 million.

Local programs in Bradford, Sullivan, and Susquehanna Counties will be implemented by the Northern Tier Workforce Development Board, which will collaborate with established partners to provide digital literacy instruction to underserved communities. Services will be provided through a combination of enhanced mobile service and cohort training.

“It is critical that

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