On July 3, 2019, the Council of Ministers introduced before parliament a bill including amendments and additions to the Law on Measures against Money Laundering. This law was adopted in March 2018...
New Payments Platform (NPP) Australia has released a white paper on the next generation of real-time payments. The paper explores the key trends, opportunities and challenges of the global real...
On July 1, 2019, the Dutch Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Justice and Security presented an action plan on money laundering. The government proposes to amend the Money Laundering and...
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...
On September 5, 2018, Regeringskansliet, the Swedish Government Offices, published a proposal for the implementation into Swedish national law of the 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (Directive ...
On June 25, 2019, the Central Bank of the Russian Federation (CBR) published a consultation paper on draft amendments to the Regulation of October 15, 2015 No. 499-P "on customers identification by...
On June 21, 2019, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) adopted and issued an Interpretive Note to Recommendation 15 on New Technologies (INR. 15), which clarifies FATF’s previous amendments to...
On June 19, 2019, the Financial Supervisory Authority published the principles for determining penalties and fines. When determining the changes to the principles published in 2015, the regulator...
On March 27, 2019, the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) launched, in cooperation with the Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU), a public consultation regarding guidance for credit...
On June 18, 2019, the Law Commission published a report on the suspicious activity reporting (SARs) regime, which lays out the commission's recommendations on improving the UK's anti-money...
On April 15, 2019, HM Treasury released a consultation paper on the transposition of the 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (5th AMLD), by means of which it seeks feedback from all stakeholders in...
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, 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 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,...

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