31st May 2016
The Law Society of Upper Canada has come a step closer to bringing firms under its regulatory wing, but some critics still have concerns about how a new disciplinary framework will work. Read More
27th May 2016
In an effort to maintain Dubai's status as a global financial and economic hub, a new economic security regulator, the Dubai Economic Security Centre (DESC) has recently been established in the Emirate. Read More
27th May 2016
The UK’s financial regulator has hired the former chief executive of the country’s trade body for asset managers, who was forced out of his former role last year. Read More
25th May 2016
The U.S. derivatives regulator on Tuesday said it had adopted a final rule on margins for uncleared swaps that cross national boundaries, as it aims to shield the country from risks created when offshore deals go sour. Read More
24th May 2016
Anti-money laundering efforts by banks are resulting in mass closures of accounts for pawnbrokers, fintech companies, charities and money transmission services, according to a new report by the UK's Financial Conduct Agency. Read More
24th May 2016
Hong Kong will begin a review of its data privacy rules over the next 18 months, with a view to potentially updating them in line with technological developments and changes in European regulation, the territory's privacy regulator said. Read More
23rd May 2016
Abdul Rahim Mohammad Al Awadi, Executive Director of Anti-Money Laundering and Suspicious Cases Unit, AMLSCU, of the UAE, and Talal Ali Al Sayegh, President of the Kuwait Financial Intelligence Unit and Chairman of National Committee of Combating Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Sunday following a meeting at the head office of the Central Bank of the UAE in Abu Dhabi to discuss matters of mutual interest. Read More
20th May 2016
The Bank Secrecy Act Conference at the South Point in Las Vegas this week drew legal representatives from across the casino industry to discuss the issue of anti-money-laundering compliance. Read More
20th May 2016
The Authority has been notified that the Isle of Man Treasury has recently published new and updated information regarding the above Sanction regimes. Read More
19th May 2016
In a speech to the International Capital Market Association Conference today, Governor Philip Lane focused the role of investment funds in the intermediation of international financial flows. Read More