On September 9, 2019, the Ministry of Finance published a regulation on reporting procedures for the funds of electronic money institutions, principles for calculating the minimum value of an...
On September 6, 2019, the Malta Financial Service Authority (MFSA) published its three-year strategic plan for 2019-2021, focusing on strengthening the MFSA and preparing for the next generation of...
On September 9, 2019, the Federal Financial Monitoring Service (Rosfinmonitoring) published a draft federal law on amendments to the Federal Law № 115-FZ "On Combating Legalisation (Laundering) of...
President Donald Trump’s administration has clamped down on the provision of remittances to Cuba, as well as payments involving the country made through U.S. correspondent banks.
On September 6, 2019, the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) published Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) Guidelines for the Financial Sector. ...
On September 2, 2019, the Ministry of Finance published a report by the steering committee on fintech-related issues. ...
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has sided with an Austrian consumer group claiming retailers cannot block SEPA direct debits from payers located in another member state.
The European Commission has put reform of how it assembles its list of high-risk third countries at the top of its agenda as a fresh legislature returned to Brussels to confront issues of financial...
Latvian officials are hoping that a year of legislative hard work will pay off as the Baltic state faces a MONEYVAL review of its efforts to combat financial crime in the country.
UK authorities have handed a record £7.8m fine to a West London money transmitter after uncovering a “wide range of serious failures” to prevent money laundering, following a long-awaited crackdown...
On December 11, 2018, the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Justice and Security published a consultation paper on the draft bill that makes amendments to the 4th Anti-Money Laundering...
Financial intelligence units (FIUs) have expressed despair that cross-border investigations involving information reported by financial institutions are stalling due to uncooperative jurisdictions...
On September 2, 2019, a new regulation, the Submission of Statistical Data on Fraud Related to Different Payment Methods, from the Ministry of Finance was published in the Official Gazette of...
The Bank of England (BoE) published Staff Working Paper No. 818 The impact of Brexit on UK firms. 
The Central Bank of the Russian Federation (CBR) has published the details of tariffs applicable when paying for goods and services through the Faster Payment System (FPS). ...
On August 29, 2019, the Ministry of Finance published draft amendments it is proposing to a series of acts to strengthen measures against money laundering and terrorist financing. The draft...

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