On June 27, 2017 a draft bill was introduced in the State Duma "on ratification of the European Council Convention on laundering, detection, seizure and confiscation of the proceeds from crime and...
On June 28, 2017 the Reserve Bank of New Zealand published a statement of intent for July 1, 2017- June 30, 2020, outlining the bank's strategic priorities for the period....
Alongside the entry into force of the 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive on June 26, 2017, the European Commission published a report which will support member states in better addressing money...
The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) of New Zealand is seeking feedback on its proposal to allow entities to provide personalised financial advice which is generated by a computer program or...
The joint committee of the three European supervisory authorities (ESAs) — EBA, EIOPA and ESMA — has published its final guidelines on simplified and enhanced customer due diligence and the...
On June 25, 2017, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) published its 87th Annual Report for the period from April 1, 2016 to March 31, 2017, which highlights that the global economy...
On June 20, 2017 the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) announced that the country's parliament had declined to adopt Draft Law No. 5361-D "On Amendments to Some Legal Acts of Ukraine Regulating Money...
On June 22, 2017 the Financial Services Agency of Japan (JFSA) and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), at the Exchange of Letters ceremony, agreed on a cooperation...
Washington state Senate Bill 5264 would ban the use of virtual currencies in the marijuana business. The bill aims to amend the Revised Code of Washington (RCW), adding a new section to Chapter 69...
The Danish Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs has announced that the government has entered into a comprehensive political agreement with the Social Democrats, the Danish People...
On June 15, 2017 the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) published its annual report for 2016, which provides data on its major accomplishments, banking statistics, and...
TechPreneur Africa has signed memorandum of understanding with the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) to accelerate the development of the African fintech ecosystem, promoting innovation and financial...
At the June 2017 plenary meeting, the Article 29 Working Party (WP29) examined the main issues with regard to implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Privacy Shield...
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has announced that it is going to make it easier for banks and their customers to carry out transactions involving currency valuables and that it will begin to...
Following guidance related to amendments to the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Regulations on definitions, signatures, risk assessments and recordkeeping that the...
The Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs of the European Parliament has published amendments to the draft report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and...

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