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Anti-Money Laundering

The Criminal Finances Bill - where are we now?

At yesterday's MLROs.com forum in London, Jan Hagen of Regulatory Finance Solutions Ltd (pictured) updated a large gathering of compliance experts about the UK's ground-breaking bill, which is expected to receiv...

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Technology

Indonesia's fintech regulation explained

The Indonesian Financial Services Authority or Otoritas Jasa Keuangan recently passed regulation no 77/2016 on financial IT which lays out some basic requirements for companies that might benefit from its new ru...

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Advice

The definition of 'regulated financial advice' in the UK

In a world of increasingly complex financial decisions, where politicians have decided to give individuals greater autonomy and responsibility for their financial future, it is clear that consumers should to be ...

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Anti-Money Laundering

The Coutts Hong Kong PEP-related fine in detail

The Hong Kong Authority has reprimanded Coutts for the AML conduct of its local branch and has fined it HK$7 million (US$900,258). The regulator found fault with the bank’s inability to screen customers to see w...

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Fines and Punishment

Ex-regulator to go to US for trial in Stanford case

Leroy King, once the CEO of Antigua's and Barbuda's Financial Services Regulatory Commission, is to be extradited to the United States for facilitating a $7 billion pyramid scheme orchestrated by the now-infamou...

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People Moves

FCA board appoints new members to RDC

The Regulatory Decisions Committee that makes enforcement and supervisory determinations on behalf of the Financial Conduct Authority of the UK has received two new members. ...

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Regulation of Products

MMF regulation about to become EU law

The Money Market Fund (MMF) regulation has been finalised by a vote in the European Parliament. The new rules include an obligation to value the assets of a fund each day....

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Advice

MAS approves another robo-offering

Jachin Capital Pte, a fund management house, has gained clearance from the Monetary Authority of Singapore to launch iAdvisor, its digitial investment platform, and offer it to accredited investors in the jurisd...