On August 17, 2017 the Australian government announced its first step to reform and improve the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act and increase the powers of the Australian...
On August 11, 2017 the Central Bank of Russia approved National Standard of Russian Federation (GOST) R 57580.1-2017 "Security of financial (banking) operations. Data protection of financial...
On August 10, 2017 the government of the Russian Federation issued Government Resolution No. 913 of July 31, 2017 regulating the process of cooperation between authorities on beneficial ownership...
The National Bank of Ukraine has announced that it has initiated a dialogue with the Ministry of Finance, the State Fiscal Service, the State Financial Monitoring Service, the National Securities...
On February 13, 2017, the Ministry of Finance launched a public consultation on a draft law which seeks to transpose the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) into national legislation....
On August 11, 2017 the European Banking Authority (EBA) published 12 indicators and underlying data from the 35 largest institutions in the EU, whose leverage ratio exposure measure exceeds €200bn...
On August 10, 2017 the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) announced that it had fined TalkTalk Telecom Group PLC £100,000 for breaches of the Data Protection Act, including for failing to...
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) commissioned PA Consulting Group (PA) to survey and report on emerging technologies with the aim of detecting and preventing money laundering. The report...
The 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (Directive (EU) 2015/849), also known as the 4th AMLD, has brought in a set of obligations for the European Commission, European supervisory authorities ...
PaymentsCompliance has confirmed with the market policy department of the Ministry of Finance recent changes to the internal planning calendar on the implementation of the 4th Anti-Money Laundering...
On August 10, 2017 the Commercial Affairs Department (CAD) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) issued a warning on the potential risks of digital token and virtual currency-related...
The Bank of Israel has announced that the protocol committee has completed the necessary adjustments for the implementation of the merchant acquiring service options in which businesses will be...
The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has carried out a mutual evaluation report of Denmark’s anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing (AML/CTF) system, including Greenland and the...
On August 6, 2017 the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) and KPMG announced the launch of the first ever Fintech Abu Dhabi Innovation Challenge, which will take place on October 22, 2017 in Abu Dhabi,...
On August 8, 2017 the Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC), within the Philippines’ Financial Intelligence Unit, issued its Rules on the Implementation of Administrative Sanctions under Republic...
On August 2, 2017 Roskomnadzor, the Federal Service for Supervision of Information Technologies and Mass Communications, published a draft order to establish procedures for interaction between the...

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