20th January 2016
The United Nations Security Council has deleted one individual from the list of persons associated with ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida maintained under United Nations Security Council Resolution 1267.  All persons on the list are subject to restrictive measures which include targeted financial sanctions. Read More
20th January 2016
The Department of Financial Services (the “Department”) has recently been involved in a number of investigations into compliance by Regulated Institutions, as defined below, with applicable Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering laws and regulations1 (“BSA/AML”) and Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) requirements implementing federal economic and trade sanctions. Read More
20th January 2016
The Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) notifies that it temporarily prohibits short selling in the following instrument under Articles 23 (1) and 26 (4) of Regulation (EU) No 236/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 March 2012. This follows a decision made by another EU Competent Authority. Read More
15th January 2016
Washington, DC — The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) Division of Market Oversight (DMO) today issued a letter providing a conditional, time-limited extension of the relief provided in CFTC Letter 13-41 regarding masking of certain identifying information required to be reported. Read More
17th December 2015
A working group under the Financial System Council has compiled a draft proposal on regulations for virtual currencies that are traded on the Internet, informed sources said Wednesday. Read More
17th August 2015
A Financial Crime Commission is being set up to bring harmonisation in the structure to fight against financial crime in Mauritius. Read More