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Iran's Ties to Terrorism Remain a Focus of the Trump Administration
On October 16, OFAC targeted a network of twenty prominent Iranian businesses and investment companies alleged to have provided financial assistance to the Basij Resistance Force ("Basij") ...
28 Jan 2019
Financial Regulatory Developments Focus - Issue 46, November 26, 2018
In this week's newsletter, we provide a snapshot of the principal U.S., European and global financial regulatory developments of interest to banks, investment firms, broker-dealers, market infrastructure providers, asset managers and corporates.
United States
28 Nov 2018
Draft EU Guidelines On Supervisory Cooperation On Anti-Money Laundering And Countering The Financing Of Terrorism
On November 8, 2018, the Joint Committee of the European Supervisory Authorities launched a consultation on draft joint guidelines on the cooperation and information exchange between national...
European Union
20 Nov 2018
Financial Action Task Force Publishes Final Guidance On A Risk-Based Approach For The Securities Sector
On October 25, 2018, the Financial Action Task Force published the finalized version of its Guidance on a Risk-Based Approach for the Securities Sector.
8 Nov 2018
Consultation On Reforms To The Government's Powers In Relation To Protecting National Security From Hostile Actors' Acquisition Of Control
On 24 July 2018, the U.K.'s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) published a White Paper consultation seeking views on proposed reforms to the government's powers...
25 Oct 2018
Financial Stability Board Reports On The Work Of International Bodies On Crypto-Assets
On July 16, 2018, the FSB issued a report to the G20 providing an overview of its current work on crypto-assets and that of the international standard setters ...
United States
10 Aug 2018
UK Law Commission Seeks Input On Proposals For Reform Of Anti-Money Laundering And Counter-Terrorism Financing Law In England And Wales
On July 20, 2018, the Law Commission published a substantial consultation paper entitled "Anti-Money Laundering: the SARs Regime," seeking views on proposals to reform the law of England ...
3 Aug 2018
US Financial Crimes Enforcement Network Names Kenneth Blanco Director
On November 8, 2017, the US Department of the Treasury announced Kenneth A. Blanco as Director of FinCEN, a bureau in Treasury's Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence.
United States
21 Feb 2018
Proposed Amendments To UK Proceeds Of Crime And Terrorism Legislation
On October 13, 2016, a Bill was introduced in the UK Parliament proposing amendments to the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 and Terrorism Act 2000.
7 Dec 2016
US Financial Crimes Enforcement Network Identifies The Democratic People's Republic Of Korea As A Jurisdiction Of Primary Money Laundering Concern
On May 27, 2016, the US Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, pursuant to authority contained in the USA PATRIOT ACT, found "reasonable grounds" to conclude that the Democratic People's Republic of Korea is a jurisdiction of primary money laundering concern.
United States
17 Jun 2016
US Treasury Deputy Assistant Secretary Discusses Strengthening Of US Anti-Money Laundering And Combating The Financing Of Terrorism
On April 6, 2016, at the SIFMA Anti-Money Laundering and Financial Crimes Conference, Jennifer Fowler, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the US Treasury, spoke regarding progress that the US has made...
United States
26 Apr 2016
New York State Department Of Financial Services Proposes New Anti-Terrorism And Anti-Money Laundering Regulation
On December 1, 2015, the New York State Department of Financial Services proposed a new anti-terrorism and anti- money laundering regulation, known as the Transaction Monitoring and Filtering Program regulation.
United States
11 Dec 2015
Financial Action Task Force Holds Plenary Meeting And Issues Report On Emerging Terrorist Financing Risks
Other topics discussed at the plenary meeting include de-risking in the financial system and new FATF webpages discussing various AML/CFT compliance topics.
10 Nov 2015
European Securities And Markets Authority Q&As On Anti-Money Laundering And Terrorist Financing In Investment-Based Crowdfunding Platforms
On July 1, 2015, ESMA published Q&As on anti-money laundering and terrorist financing in investment-based crowdfunding platforms.
European Union
17 Jul 2015
Sanctions Round-Up: First Quarter 2014
The first quarter of 2014 opened with a continued focus on Iran.
9 Apr 2014
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