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Regulation of Products

British and US regulators respond to ICE about end of Libor

The ICE Benchmark Administration (the IBA) is consulting interested parties about its intention to cease publishing the US$ version of the London Interbank Rate. US banking regulators and the UK's Financial Cond...

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Client Data

New research makes data protection pressures clear

Regulatory requirements around data protection continue to be a huge headache for businesses and, in particular, ones like wealth managers for whom processing personal information is their lifeblood. Here, we de...

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Regulation of Products

Europe's Crowdfunding Regulation - some details

The European Regulation (EU) 2020/1503 of 7 October 2020 on European crowdfunding service providers for business, accompanied by the Directive (EU) 2020/1504 amending Directive 2014/65/EU on markets in financial...

Latest News

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Fines and Punishment

Sterling Income Trust investigation rumbles on

The Federal Court in Western Australia has found that Theta Asset Management Ltd (In Liquidation) and its managing director Robert Marie repeatedly contravened the Corporations Act by authorising the issue of fi...

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Anti-Money Laundering

European AML super-regulator comes one step closer

A recent meeting of the European Union's finance ministers has given its blessing to plans for a unified direct anti-money-laundering regulator for reporting firms all over the EU. The aim is not, however, to ab...

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Anti-Money Laundering

US regulators plan to intensify 'travel rule' surveillance

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) and the Federal Reserve Board are proposing to amend the recordkeeping and 'travel rule' regulations issued in accordance with the Bank Secrecy Act 1970. ...