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Feb 14 '20 08:00

Three Dutch universities and a higher professional education were targeted by Iranian hackers, ordered by the Iranian government, over the past months, according to research by consultancy firm PwC. The cyber attackers were out to steal academic books and teaching materials, the researchers said, NOS reports.

"In this way the Iranian government wants to provide students in that country with knowledge," Gerwin Naber, head of digital research at PwC, said according to the broadcaster. "Due to sanctions, it is not always readily available."

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Nov 29 '18 09:50

An interim environmental impact report for Schiphol airport is incorrect on a number of important points, according to the authors of a second report drawn up at the request of the airport. Both reports are set to be published on Thursday, NOS reports.

Oct 31 '17 13:00

The Netherlands is falling behind internationally in breaking the link between CO2 emissions and economic growth, according to advisory office PwC in its Low Carbon Economy Index 2017, ANP reports.

For this index, the researchers looked at how much carbon dioxide a country emits to make a million dollars. In the Netherlands the so-called CO2 intensity increased by 0.1 percent. While the carbon intensity for the G20 countries - the world's 20 biggest economies - decreased by 2.6 percent on average.

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Mar 24 '16 12:16

The Dutch authority for the financial markets AFM imposed millions of euros in fines on the four large accounting firms in the Netherlands. According to AFM, the firms did not live up to their responsibility of ensuring that all their accountants comply to auditing rules and failed in auditing financial statements.

Mar 22 '16 12:58

The police will need between 250 million and 300 million euros extra to finish the reorganization into the National Police, according to a report accounting firm PWC sent to Minister Ard van der Steur of Security and Justice

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Oct 1 '14 13:55

Minister Plasterk of Kingdom Affairs is intervening in St. Maarten.

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Sep 29 '14 16:17

A report by accountancy firm PriceWaterhouseCoopers on the integrity in St. Maarten, paints a picture of a tiny island with Government officials with immeasurable powers and no institutes to police failing legislation.

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Aug 1 '14 13:46

The new money-transfer system for all European companies, organizations and persons is coming into effect today. Single European Payments Area (SEPA) requires money transfers to be performed with longer, 18-number code international bank account numbers, or IBAN numbers, De Volkskrant reports.

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