- Posts in 2019
This edition includes: DFSA Releases Consultation Paper No. 125 – Proposal for Money Services, FSRA Makes Amendments to AML, GEN, COB Modules, FATF Updates Countries on List of Jurisdictions with Strategic Deficiencies, ADGM Signs Collaboration Agreements.
This edition includes: FCA Bans Promotion of Speculative Mini Bonds to Retail Customers, Basel Committee on Banking Supervision on the Interaction between Prudential and AML/CTF, UKFIU Publishes New Glossary Codes and Reporting Routes on SARs, FCA and PRA Publish Decision Notices to Former CEO for Reducing Tax Liability.
On 30th April 2019, Cabinet of Ministers’ Resolution No.31 of 2019 was passed concerning Economic Substance Regulations (“ESRs”) in the UAE. On 12th September 2019, the UAE Ministry of Finance issued a guidance document clarifying certain aspects of the ESRs. Here, we answer the key questions regarding these regulations.
This edition includes - DFSA Opens Applications for its 2020 Regulatory Sandbox Winter Cohort, FSRA Publishes Regulatory Guidance for APIs, FCA Fines Tullett Prebon £15.4 million, FATF Releases Best Practices on Beneficial Ownership for Legal Persons.
This edition includes - Treasury Committee on IT Failures in the Financial Services Sector, ESMA Launches a Call for Evidence on the Effects of Product Intervention on CFDs and Binary Options, HM Treasury Publishes Advisory Notice on AML High-Risk Countries, ESMA Updates MiFID II Q&As.
This edition includes - Saudi Capital Market Authority Approves Multiple FinTech “Experimental Permits” for Equity Crowdfunding, Thirty One Start-ups to Participate in DIFC FinTech Hive’s 2019 Accelerator Programme, Insider Dealer Sentenced in the UK for Money Laundering Charges.
This edition includes - FCA on Guidance for the Fair Treatment of Vulnerable Customers, Strengthening Individual Accountability – SM&CR, FCA Review on MiFID II Implementation – Research Unbundling Reforms, FCA on the National Private Placement Regime.
This edition includes - FCA Agrees Plan for Phased Implementation of Strong Customer Authentication, EBA Advises the European Commission on the Implementation of the Basel III Framework, FATF Consolidated Assessment Ratings.
This edition includes - FSRA Admits 4th RegLab Cohort and Announces Successful RegLab Graduates, Bulgarian Bank Fined $569,930 for Data Breach, DFSA Releases Consultation Paper No. 127 – Miscellaneous Changes, Central Bank of Bahrain Approves First Middle Eastern Cryptocurrency Exchange.
This edition includes - ADGM Deepens Financial Collaborations and Economic Ties with China, DFSA Fine Two Abraaj Group Companies for Deceiving Investors and the Regulator, Outcomes of the June FATF Plenary, SEC Charges Portfolio Manager with Mispricing Fund Investments
This edition includes - FCA Fines Standard Life Assurance Limited for Non-advised Pension Sales Failures, FCA’s Dear CEO Letter to Wealth Management and Stockbroking Firms, FATF Terrorist Financing Risk Assessment Guidance, SM&CR - FCA Updates timeline of Form O.
This edition includes - Norwegian Regulator Fines Santander Bank $1 Million for Anti-Money Laundering Breach, ADGM Joins Network for Sustainable Financing, Global Financial Innovation Network Publishes Year Review Report, DFSA Makes Amendments to Rulebook.