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CCL Regulatory Update: Middle East Edition - March 2019

This edition includes - DFSA Hosts Financial Crime 2019 Conference, ESCA, ADGM and DFSA Launch Fund Passporting Legislation, ADGM Takes Part in Annual Privacy ‘Sweep’ to Contribute to Global Data Protection Compliance Efforts, CBB Allows Short-Selling and Lending of Securities, German Financial Regulator Issues Paper on Blockchain Securities Regulation

CCL Regulatory Update: Middle East Edition - February 2019

This edition includes - DFSA Suspends Licence of Morgan Gatsby Limited, ADGM & The Australian Securities and Investments Commission Sign Agreement to Enhance Collaboration, ADGM Courts Establish Digital Notary Public Office, EU Reject Proposed Blacklisting of Saudi Arabia, Iran Given Four Months to Tighten Laws Against Money Laundering

CCL Regulatory Update: Middle East Edition - January 2019

This edition includes - DFSA Enforces Fine in the UK Against Sanctioned Individual, ADGM Launches Sustainable Finance Agenda, Iran Approves Anti-Money Laundering Bill to Ease Foreign Trade, Transparency International Release 2018 Corruption Perception Index

CCL Regulatory Update: Middle East Edition - December 2018

This edition includes - DFSA Releases Consultation Papers, No.121, No. 122 and 124, ADGM Concludes 1st Industry E-KYC Utility Project with UAE Financial Institutions, CCL Curates Panel at the Central Bank of the UAE’s Strategy Retreat, CMCs to be Regulated by the FCA, Former NED Banned and Fined by FCA.

CCL Regulatory Update: Middle East Edition - November 2018

This edition includes - Key Changes Introduced by the New DIFC Companies Law Regime, DFSA Signs MoU with Bank Negara Malaysia, ADGM FinTech, FSRA Release Consultation Paper on Domestic Fund Passporting Rules, MENAFATF Hold Plenary Meeting, Transparency International Raise Concerns on German Real Estate Money Laundering.

CCL Regulatory Update: Middle East Edition - October 2018

This edition includes - DFSA Opens FinTech Innovation Testing Licence Second Cohort, ADGM Joins the WAIFC, UK to Introduce National Economic Crime Centre, ESMA Renews Restriction on CFDs for Further Three Months, ADCB Fined £25,000 for Authorisation Failures

CCL Regulatory Update: Middle East Edition - September 2018

This edition includes - DFSA Board Appoints Bryan Stirewalt as Next Chief Executive, DFSA Implement Amendments to Rulebooks, ADGM Launches New Commercial Licence for Tech Start-Ups, ING CFO Steps Down Following $900 Million Money Laundering Fine, €1.3m Irish Fine for Citibank

CCL Regulatory Update: Middle East Edition - August 2018

This edition includes - Abraaj Capital Limited – DFSA Update, DFSA and Monetary Authority of Singapore Sign FinTech Agreement, ADGM Seeks Market Response to Joint Consultation on Global Financial Innovation Network, ESCA Grace Period to Local Promoters of Foreign Mutual Funds Has Expired

CCL Regulatory Update: Middle East Edition - June & July 2018

This edition includes - DFSA Signs MoU with Astana Financial Services Authority, DFSA Fines Al Ramz and their Head of IT for Failures to Provide Complete Information, ADGM Launches Crypto Asset Regulatory Framework, Oman Tightens Controls on Remittance and Currency Exchange, Saudi Arabia CMA Approves First FinTech Licenses, FINRA Fines Robo-Advisor.

CCL Regulatory Update: Middle East Edition - May 2018

This edition includes - DFSA Expands FinTech Innovation Testing Programme, ADGM Establishes its First Representative Office in Beijing, ADGM and Astana Financial Services Authority Sign Memorandum of Understanding, U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Iran Central Bank Governor, Barclays Boss Fined £642,000 Over Whistleblower Scandal, Vietnam Banker Gets $700 Million Fine and 30-year Jail Term for Embezzlement

CCL Regulatory Update: Middle East Edition - April 2018

This edition includes - DFSA Releases Consultation Paper No.120 - Proposed Changes to the DFSA’s AML, CTF and Sanctions Regime – Phase 2, DFSA Hosts Accounting Standard-Setters for Islamic Finance, ADGM Proposes a Regulatory Framework for Spot Crypto Asset Markets, UAE to Save $3 Billion with Blockchain Initiative, Barclays CEO Jes Staley Faces Fine Over Whistleblower Incident

CCL Regulatory Update: Middle East Edition - March 2018

This edition includes - DFSA Releases Consultation Paper No.117 Miscellaneous Changes, ADGM and Jersey Financial Services Commission Sign Statement of Co-operation Agreement, UAE Exchange Houses Ordered to Raise Standards by Central Bank, EU Banking Watchdog Sets Out 'Roadmap' To Regulate FinTech, Singapore Central Bank Fines Standard Chartered $4Million Over Money Laundering Breaches