McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On February 15, 2020, draft amending regulations were issued, proposing a number of amendments to be made to the prior amendments to the regulations under the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act.
The 2018/19 Annual Report on the administration of the Investment Canada Act (Act) recently issued by the Act's Director of Investments records a considerable increase in ...
New guidance has been issued outlining the practical measures which should be taken by professionals to identify beneficial ownership and fulfil anti-money laundering and combating terrorism financing obligations.
Mauritius started the year on a high note in the area of anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism ("AML/CFT")
By having failed to adequately comply with the recommendations of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) on concerning anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing (AML/CFT) measures,...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 19 December 2019, the Queen's Speech to Parliament referred to legislation that the Government proposed to bring forward in the first session of the new Parliament. Included in this ...
This article was initially published by Bisnow on January 22, 2020 and features commentary from Withers' Reaz Jafri.
On February 13, 2020, two sets of enhanced regulations governing the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) became effective
Holland & Knight
Review of the 2020 National Strategy will assist financial services organizations in identifying areas to exercise increased diligence and expect heightened scrutiny from regulators.
Arnold & Porter
In its recent decision in Air Tractor, Inc., the Government Accountability Office held that the Department of Defense may, at its own discretion, begin a project with agreements under its prototyping Other Transaction authority, ...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Eighteen months after President Trump signed the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act ("FIRRMA") which broadened the power of the Committee on Foreign...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
As we enter the third quarter of 2019, we're joined by our Executive Branch expert, Jon Meyer, to look at anticipated happenings during the second half of the year including what to expect from Mueller's testimony, ...
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
In January, U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo travelled overseas for a trip that included stops in Germany, Colombia, Costa Rica, and Jamaica.
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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The Democrats' anticipated oversight of the Trump administration will lead to a disregard of oversight of the private sector.
As mandated by the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018 (FIRRMA), the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS)
Winston & Strawn LLP
The U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury) announced final Regulations that will be effective February 13, 2020, and broaden the scope of transactions subject...
Regular travelers are familiar with the protocols of international travel, such as complying with various countries' requirements regarding possession of liquids or certain agricultural products.
On 13 January 2020, the U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury) issued the long-awaited final regulations (the Regulations) that implement the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Americans have become fixated on the possibility of Iran launching deadly attacks in retaliation for President Donald Trump's decision to kill Quds force leader Qassem Soleimani.