Insights & Analysis

Less than one week after fining Standard Chartered $1.1bn over failures in its sanctions and anti-money laundering controls, U.S. authorities have hit another European bank, UniCredit, with an even larger penalty for similar shortcomings.

The U.S. Treasury has brought sanctions against seven individuals and one entity accused of exploiting Iraq’s national payment system,...

A Lebanese money dealer who allegedly moved around tens of millions of dollars a week in laundered drug money was slapped with sanctions...

Regulatory Research

On May 14, 2019, the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) published amended guidance...
On April 29, 2019, the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) announced that it will start accepting applications from companies wishing...
On April 15, 2019, the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, published changes to the...