On April 26, 2017, the Ministry of Finance introduced draft legislation seeking to transpose Directive 2015/849 (also known as the 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive - 4th AMLD) and ensure...
On January 10, 2019, the European supervisory authorities (ESAs) approved the content of a multilateral agreement for the exchange of information between the European Central Bank (ECB) and all...
On January 11, 2019, the Financial and Capital Market Commission (FCMC) in Latvia issued a release to remind all credit institutions registered in the country that Normative Regulations no.1 ...
On January 13, 2019, the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA) issued an updated version of its banking licensing guidelines, which set out the minimum requirements that applicants should meet to...
On January 10, 2019, Statutory Instrument (SI) 2018 No. 1337 (Financial Services), the Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2018, came into force....
On January 9, 2019, the Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU) published Legal Notice no. 430/2018 entitled “Prevention of Money Laundering and Funding of Terrorism (Amendment) Regulations,...
On January 9, 2019, the European Banking Authority (EBA) published a report on crypto-assets, which includes the results of its assessment of the applicability and suitability of EU law on crypto...
On January 4, 2019, the Customs and Excise Department of Hong Kong published a circular letter, MSSB/MIS 01/2019, to money service operators (MSOs) to draw their attention to a report issued by the...
On January 3, 2019, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) published a mutual evaluation report (MER) on the Republic of Tajikistan drafted by the Eurasian Group on combating money laundering and...
On January 2, 2019, the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) published a road map on monetary and financial sector policies for 2019 and beyond, which aims to shape policies and plans and contribute to...
On January 2, 2019, the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC) released an announcement by means of which it reminded regulated entities of their obligation to complete the...
On January 2, 2019, the government of the Republic of Lithuania approved the Law on Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing, amending Articles VIII-275 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12,...
On July 25, 2018, the Cabinet of the Icelandic government launched a consultation seeking feedback on the proposed comprehensive legal act on money laundering and terrorist financing, which will...
On December 21, 2018, the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) published a consultation paper on anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing (AML/CTF) guidelines for the financial sector....
On December 20, 2018, the Ministry of Finance in Luxembourg released the country’s national risk assessment (NRA), which was the result of the combined effort of all national stakeholders,...
On September 19, 2018, the UK Treasury Committee released a report on crypto-assets in the context of its digital currency inquiry. The report particularly examines the use of blockchain in the...

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