This edition includes – DIFC and DFSA latest developments including DIFC Holds first meeting of its Higher Board of Directors in 2021 and DFSA Opens Innovation Testing License Cohort. ADGM and FSRA latest developments and Middle East Regulatory Updates and International Updates.
This edition includes – FCA Updates & Developments including FCA Updates Authorisation Webpage for Change of Legal Status, PRA Statement on Firm Authorisation under the TPR, EBA Assesses Benefits, Challenges and Risks of RegTech. Also included in this edition is Financial Crime and Enforcement Actions.
The IFPR (Investment Firm Prudential Regime) is due to be implemented on 1st January 2022, and there are reasons to think that it is going to be Exempt CAD firms that will be most affected from a prudential and regulatory point of view.
Waystone, the leading, global governance and third-party management company has today announced the creation of a new global compliance offering via the merging of four compliance service providers.
This edition includes - Launch of DIFC FinTech Accelerator 2021, FSRA Issues a Dear SEO/MLRO/RP Letter regarding CTF and CBB Announce Digital Currency Settlement Collaboration.
This edition includes - FCA Updates Statement on the Operation of MiFID Markets Regime, EBA Consultation on Proposal for a Central AML/CTF Database and FCA Fines Sapien Capital Limited for Risk of Facilitating Fraudulent Trading and Money Laundering.
This edition includes - DIFC Announces Proposed Intellectual Property Regulations for Consultation, FSRA Introduces New Regulatory Framework for Third Party Financial Technology Services, SCA Holds Webinar on Corporate Governance for Public Joint-Stock Companies, Update to the UN Sanctions List, CBUAE Imposes Financial Sanction on an Exchange House.
This edition includes - FCA Consults on New UK Prudential Regime for MiFID Investment Firms, PRA Publishes Consultation Paper to Correct Remuneration Definition, ESMA Updates SFTR Q&As, JMLSG Publishes Proposed Revisions to Part II of its Guidance, FCA Stops FXVC Offering CFDs to UK Customers.
This edition includes - DIFC Records Highest Number of Annual Registrations Since Inception, FCPU Host Workshop on Targeted Financial Sanctions, Proliferation and Terrorist Financing, SCA Holds First Board Meeting of 2021, FATF Opens Consultation on a Risk-Based Approach to Virtual Assets and VASPs Guidance, Watchdog Bans City of London Trader for ‘Wash Trading’.
This edition includes - FCA Launches Campaign to Encourage Individuals to Report Wrongdoing, PRA Publishes Statement on Expectations to Outsourcing and Third-Party Risk Management, ESMA Updates Q&As, ESMA Updates Q&As, FCA Fines and Prohibits Trader for Market Abuse.
This edition includes - DIFC Embraces the Future of Finance with Tokenisation of Digital Assets, ADGM Enacts the Data Protection Regulations 2021 and Joins the Global Privacy Assembly, UAE Central Bank Issues Stored Value and Electronic Payment Systems Regulatory Framework, FATF Publishes the “Grey” and “Black” Lists.
The ADGM Data Protection Regulations 2021 (“DPR”) are now in force and are the most comprehensive yet. Whilst the extent of the requirements may differ from firm to firm, this high-level checklist will help you to get started.