- in the category: Regulatory Update: Middle East
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 - 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.
This edition includes - DIFC Hosts Outreach Session for Cyber Risk Management Guidelines, ADGM Holds Online Workshop on Cryptocurrency and Counter Proliferation Finance, SAMA Issues Rules for Practising Debt Crowdfunding Activities, FATF Reflects on the Changing Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Risk Landscape.
This edition includes - DIFC Issues its First Licence to Provide Money Services in the DIFC, ADGM to Amend the Application of English Law Regulations 2015, Oman CMA Creates a New Department Against Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing, IOSCO Publishes Report on Education of Retail Investors Regarding Risks of Crypto-Assets.
This edition includes - DFSA Issues a Consultation Paper on Regulation of Retail OTC Leverage Products, ADGM Commences Public Consultation on Proposed New Data Protection Regulations, IOSCO’s GEMC Publishes a Report on the Development of Emerging Markets, Thematic Review on Consistency in Implementation of Money Market Reforms, DFSA Sanctions Upheld Against Dr Mubashir Sheikh for Serious Misconduct.
This edition includes - DIFC Becomes Region’s First Fully Accredited Member of Global Privacy Assembly, ADGM Publishes Consultation Paper on Amendments to Application of English Law Regulations 2015, UAE Merges Insurance Authority with Central Bank, FATF Issues Update to “The FATF Recommendations”, Goldman Sachs International Fined £96.6m for Risk Management Failures in Connection with 1MDB.
This edition includes - DFSA Issues a Dear SEO Letter and a Markets Brief on the Transition From IBOR, ADGM Begins Public Consultation on Proposed Electronic Transactions Regulations, FSB RCG MENA Group Discusses the Economic and Financial Market Development, UAE Issues Cabinet Decision Concerning Economic Substance Requirements.
This edition includes - DIFC Issues Amendments to the Common Reporting Standard Law and Regulations, ADGM and Sunline Collaborate on the Development of FinTech Solutions in the Digital Lab, IOSCO Examines the Evolution of Liquidity Provision in Equity Securities Markets, High Court Orders Illegal Pension Introducers to Pay £10,715,000 Restitution to Consumers.
This edition includes - DFSA’s 2020 Summer Innovation Testing Licence Programme Update, CBUAE and ADGM Invite Applications for the 2020 Innovation Challenge, SCA Embarks on a Project to Restructure the Legislative System for Broker Classification, 12 Month Review of Revised FATF Standards - Virtual Assets and VASPs, Hong Kong Regulator Imposes $25.2M Fine on Guotai Junan Securities.
This edition includes - DFSA and Deloitte Middle East Publish Discussion Paper on Digital Assets Custody, ADGM and FSRA Make Amendments to Regulations, SCA Launches a New Version of its Digital Platform, FATF Proposes Amendment to Recommendation 1 to Include Proliferation Financing Risk, Deutsche Bank Fined $150million for Compliance Failures.
This edition includes - DFSA Takes Action Against Two Firms and Three Individuals, Entities Required to Notify ADGM Regarding New Economic Substance Regulations, SCA Discusses Initiatives to Regulate OTC Market and Measures to Contain COVID-19 Consequences, FATF Releases COVID-19 Challenges Good Practice and Policy Response Paper, BNP Paribas Chinese Unit Fined for Anti-Money Laundering Violations.
This edition includes - DFSA Release Joint Guidance Dear SEO Letter, ADGM Announces Further Incentives to Support Businesses, SCA Hold Meeting on Internal and External Actions for COVID-19 Measures, ESMA Releases COVID-19 Recommendations, Australian Bank WestPac Anticipates US$578 Million Money Laundering Fine.