On April 3, 2019, the Saeima (parliament) introduced Draft Law no. 295/Lp 13 with the title “Amendments to the Law on Prevention of Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism”, with the aim of...
The European Council has adopted a directive that provides measures to facilitate competent authorities' use of financial and other information for the prevention, detection, investigation or...
On June 12, 2019, the European Commission published a communication, “State of play of preparations of contingency measures for the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union”, on...
On June 13, 2019, the Financial Security Committee (CSF) published an updated national risk assessment on the risks of money laundering and terrorist financing....
On June 12, 2019, UK Finance issued the UK Payments Market Summary 2019 report and announced that the banking and finance industry will commit to helping local communities ensure appropriate free...
On October 29, 2018, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) launched a consultation seeking feedback on issues regarding the functionality of, and access criteria to, the New Payments Platform (NPP),...
On June 12, 2019, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) released a document for a reframed discussion as part of its consultation on transfers for processing. ...
On June 12, 2019, the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee published a report on the UK’s sanctions policy. The report outlines an urgency for the government to take action to ensure the UK...
On June 11, 2019, the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy released a consultation paper setting out its proposals derived from the smart data review carried out to examine how...
On June 10, 2019, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) published instructions (RBI/2018-19/206 DBR.LEG.BC.No.47/09.07.005/2018-19) introducing certain changes to the facilities associated with the Basic...
On June 10, 2019, a group of senators — Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas), Mark R. Warner (D-Virginia), Doug Jones (D-Alabama), and Mike Rounds (R-South Dakota) — introduced a draft bill, the Improving...
On June 11, 2019, the Financial Supervisory Authority (Finansinspektionen) published the latest national risk assessment of money laundering, drafted by 16 authorities coordinating in the country,...
On June 7, 2019, the European Payments Council (EPC) released a white paper on Version 1.0 of the non-near field communication (NFC) based mobile SEPA card proximity payments (MCPPs), which aims to...
On June 7, 2019, the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) published the first paper in a series on re-engineering the non-bank supervision industry, which provides an overview of non-bank...
On June 6, 2019, the Financial Stability Board (FSB) published a report on the financial stability, regulatory and governance implications of the use of decentralised financial technologies. The...
On June 7, 2019, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published policy statement 19/16 on its high-cost credit review, in which the authority summarises the feedback received from CP18/42 and...

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