On April 25, 2018, the Swiss Federal Gaming Board (CFMJ), in light of the expected entry into force of the new Money Gaming Act on January 1, 2019, launched a public consultation with a view to...
On April 5, 2018 the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) published a mutual evaluation report on Iceland regarding the country's anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing (AML/CTF)...
The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has published its first regular follow-up report on Spain, which provides details on the progress made to compliance deficiencies identified in the mutual...
On March 20, 2018, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) released a report measuring and assessing Norway’s progress in strengthening its framework to tackle money laundering and terrorist...
Norway’s oversight of overseas payment and e-money firms is still lacking despite overall improvements in the country’s fight against financial crime, a global anti-money laundering watchdog has...
Two global financial watchdogs have called on national regulators to strengthen oversight of the remittance sector, warning that a "complete absence" of supervision in many regions is driving banks...
On March 16, 2018 the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) published a report to the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors, which sets out FATF's recent and ongoing work to combat money...
On March 13, 2018, MONEYVAL, acting in its capacity as the Council of Europe’s anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing (AML/CTF) body, released the first enhanced follow-up report and...
Influential global standards-setters have rallied behind efforts by a group of international banks to combat de-risking in the correspondent banking sector and breathe life back into stunted...
On February 28, 2018, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) published a guidance paper called “FATF Guidance on Counter Proliferation Financing: The Implementation of Financial Provisions of...
The Financial Action Task Force's (FATF) first plenary meeting of 2018 took place in Paris from February 21 to 23. The three-day task force session, and second plenary meeting under the presidency...
Results from the latest plenary session of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) have raised hopes that fintechs may soon see more concrete guidance on how to handle terrorist financing.
On February 21, 2018 the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) published a mutual evaluation report on Barbados regarding the country's anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing (AML/CTF)...
The European Parliament is stepping up its fight against low-value terrorist financing, after a committee approved new draft regulations targeting prepaid cards, informal money transfers and...
Bermuda has unveiled the latest in a series of regulatory adjustments as the country readies itself for a comprehensive assessment of its anti-money laundering (AML) regime this year.
The European Parliament has voted to include Tunisia on a blacklist of countries at high risk of money laundering, despite vocal opposition from concerned parties.

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