- Posts in 2018
This edition includes - Brexit Scenarios – BoE Response to Treasury, ESMA on Managing Risks on a No-Deal Brexit in the Area of Central Clearing, The Sanctions and AML Act 2018 (SAMLA) Regulations 2018, PRA Fines Former Board Members of Japanese Investment Bank for Failure to Disclose Information
This edition includes - Key Changes Introduced by the New DIFC Companies Law Regime, DFSA Signs MoU with Bank Negara Malaysia, ADGM FinTech, FSRA Release Consultation Paper on Domestic Fund Passporting Rules, MENAFATF Hold Plenary Meeting, Transparency International Raise Concerns on German Real Estate Money Laundering.
This edition includes - FCA and SFC Entered into a MoU on Mutual Recognition of Funds, PRA Update on Pillar II Reporting, ESMA Withdraws MiFID Automated Trading Guidelines, Advisory Notice on AML/CFT Controls in Higher Risk Jurisdictions, Tesco Personal Finance PLC Fined
This edition includes - DFSA Opens FinTech Innovation Testing Licence Second Cohort, ADGM Joins the WAIFC, UK to Introduce National Economic Crime Centre, ESMA Renews Restriction on CFDs for Further Three Months, ADCB Fined £25,000 for Authorisation Failures
This edition includes - DFSA Board Appoints Bryan Stirewalt as Next Chief Executive, DFSA Implement Amendments to Rulebooks, ADGM Launches New Commercial Licence for Tech Start-Ups, ING CFO Steps Down Following $900 Million Money Laundering Fine, €1.3m Irish Fine for Citibank
This edition includes - Re-evaluation for Retail Investment Adviser, BCBS Amends to the Pillar 3 Disclosure Requirements, Directive on Countering Money Laundering by Criminal Law, FCA Bans Former Deutsche Bank Trader for Market Manipulation
This edition includes - Abraaj Capital Limited – DFSA Update, DFSA and Monetary Authority of Singapore Sign FinTech Agreement, ADGM Seeks Market Response to Joint Consultation on Global Financial Innovation Network, ESCA Grace Period to Local Promoters of Foreign Mutual Funds Has Expired
This edition includes - Consultation to Improve Conduct and Communications in Payment Services and E-Money Firms, ESMA to Renew Prohibition on Binary Options, FCA Commences Criminal Prosecution Against Mark Starling
This edition includes - DFSA Signs MoU with Astana Financial Services Authority, DFSA Fines Al Ramz and their Head of IT for Failures to Provide Complete Information, ADGM Launches Crypto Asset Regulatory Framework, Oman Tightens Controls on Remittance and Currency Exchange, Saudi Arabia CMA Approves First FinTech Licenses, FINRA Fines Robo-Advisor.
This edition includes - FCA Statement on ESMA’s Action on CFD Products, ESMA Reminder for UK Based Entitles About Timely Submission of Authorisation, FATF Identifies Jurisdictions with Strategic AML/CTF Deficiencies, Former Senior Bankers Convicted of Fraud, Former Directors of a Consumer Credit Firm Banned for Misleading Customers.
With the publication of the FCA’s ‘near-final’ rules for the extension of the SM&CR, preparation for the new regime moves up a gear. Our complimentary briefing on the 12th September will provide an overview of the rules and explore some of the practical challenges to implementation, as well as considering what firms should be doing now to prepare.
This edition includes - EBA Adds PSD2 to Q&A Tool, European Commission Letter Clarifies Ancillary Activity Test, Financial Sanctions Notice for Iran, FCA Fines Bank for AML Failings