- in the category: Regulatory Update: Middle East
This edition includes - DFSA Alerts Public to Tax-Related Scams, ADGM and PwC Partnership to Focus on Financial Crime Prevention, First FinTech Bridge Between the UAE and the Capital Markets Authority of Kenya, Bahrain Issue Crowdfunding Regulations, Ex-Honduran Minister Pleads Guilty in US Money Laundering Case
This edition includes - Two UAE Firms Falsely Claim to be DFSA Regulated, FSRA Issue Dear SEO Letter Regarding Qatar’s Terrorist Financing, U.S and Qatar Sign Agreement on Combating Terrorism Financing, Watchdog Removes Taiwan from Money Laundering List
This edition includes - GCC Countries Cut Diplomatic Ties with Qatar, Fourth EU Money Laundering Directive Effect on DIFC Branches and Subsidiaries, ADGM Makes Changes to Fund Regulations, Oman Issues Sukuk Regulation, DIFC Amendments to Legislation
This edition includes DIFC Announces Enactment of DIFC Laws Amendment Law 2017, ADGM Introduces First Calibrated Venture Capital Managers Framework in MENA Region,FCA and SFC Sign FinTech Cooperation Agreement, Bank of Ireland Fined for Breaching Money Laundering and Terror Financing Rules.
This edition includes - DFSA Hold Outreach Session for Registered Auditors, ADGM Sign CA with MAS, UAE Push for Gender Balance, Australia Establish Multi-Agency Anti-Money Laundering Unit, US Women Found Guilty of Financing Terrorism.
This edition includes - DFSA Hold Outreach Session on IFRS9, ADGM Sign MoU with CBB, UAE Central Bank Propose New Rules for SME Lending, First Female Chairperson Appointed by Saudi Stock Exchange, BMA Penalise Sun Life Financial Investments.
In this edition, the DFSA release their 2017/2018 Business Plan, ADGM launch SPV regime, Western Union confess to fraud charges and we see more enforcement action in the 1MDB saga.
This month includes DFSA legislation amendments, FATF reports on Switzerland and the US and financial services firms fined by FINRA, NYDFS, FINRA, SARB and MAS.
This edition includes - First Equity Crowdfunding Platform Receives DFSA Licence, ADGM Launch RegLab, UAE Central Bank and Bank of Algeria Sign MoU, AUSTRAC and CAMLMAC Sign MoU, Jordan Kuwait Bank Fined by Central Bank of Cyprus
In this month's edition, DFSA Accept EU from Rasmala Investment Bank Limited, Listed Companies in Saudi to Use IFRS, FinCEN Issue Advisory on Cybercrime and FATF Release Publication on Beneficial Ownership
This edition includes - DFSA Fine Clements (Dubai) Limited, Iran Backtrack on FATF Action Plan and Transactional Criminal Organisation Identified in Vancouver
This edition includes - DFSA Sign MoU with ADGM FRSA, Saudi CMA to Adopt Updated FAQ’s Forms, 2016 Basel AML Index Published, New Zealand Develop Anti-Money Laundering Legislation, Southeast Asia Hold Counter-Terrorism Financing Summit