On April 1, 2019, the Financial Services Agency (FSA) released a set of example circumstances to assist financial institutions/virtual currencies exchanges in recognising and reporting suspicious...
On April 1, 2019, the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) published a monitoring report on anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CTF) for the period July 1, 2016-June...
On April 1, 2019, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) released a circular announcing the launch of regulations, which have been made under the Payment Systems and Electronic Fund Transfers Act 2007,...
On March 29, 2019, the Chamber of Representatives announced a draft introducing basic banking services to companies had been introduced on March 27, 2019. The draft aims to provide the means to...
On March 29, 2019, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) released Circular MSSB/GUIDE_01/2019, which announced that a FAQ for all money service operators in relation to anti-money laundering and...
On March 28, 2019, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) published the fourth follow-up report and technical compliance re-rating of Norway, as adopted by the FATF Plenary at its February 2019...
On March 27, 2019, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) published the Financial Stability and Payment Systems Report for 2018, which details the central bank's assessment of the risks and challenges faced by...
On December 31, 2018, the Serious Crimes and Counter-Terrorism (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 2018 was published in the government gazette. The act seeks to amend the Corruption, Drug Trafficking...
On March 27, 2019, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) published the first follow-up report and technical compliance re-rating of Italy, as adopted by the FATF Plenary at its February 2019...
On March 25, 2019, the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) published a draft bill in parallel with a consultation regarding the development regulations to assist with financial innovation and...
On January 4, 2019, the Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU) released a circular providing guidance for completion of the anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML...
On March 22, 2019, the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (Finansinspektionen - FI) announced the launch of a consultation on proposed amendments to regulations applicable to payment services,...
On March 20, 2019, the UK government published a guidance paper providing clarifications in relation to the prohibitions and requirements imposed by the Counter-Terrorism (Sanctions) (EU Exit)...
On March 20, 2019, the Canadian government published a budget plan for 2019, titled "Investing in the Middle Class". The plan proposes to modernise the country's anti-money laundering and counter...
On March 20, 2019, the Money Services Business Regulation Department within Bank Negara Malaysia, the country's central bank, published a consultation seeking the public’s feedback on proposed...
On March 18, 2019, the governor of the Central Bank of the Bahamas delivered a speech titled "The Bahamian Payment System Modernisation: Advancing Financial Inclusion Initiatives", which focused on...

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