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Technology

The cost of not complying with RegTech

The adoption of regulatory compliance technology (RegTech) has increased in recent years and the reason is clear: not only have the financial industry’s regulatory rules become more complex and difficult to ob...

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Anti-Money Laundering

Guernsey's new AML regime explained

Guernsey’s new anti-money-laundering regime will come into force on 31 March. Although the transitional provisions appear generous, the advice of this article is 'don’t delay, act now.' ...

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KYC

Wolfsberg publishes sanctions screening guidelines

The Wolfsberg Group has published new guidelines by which its signatory financial institutions - Bank of America, Banco Santander, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, Barclays, Citigroup, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Gol...

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Best Practice

Have we lost sight of why regulation is good?

In this article the general manager at Mitsubishi UFJ Investor Services and Banking (Luxembourg) SA issues a clarion call for greater collaboration between regulators and the financial services industry, making ...

Latest News

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Regulation of Products

UAE calls time on unidentified bank customers

The Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates decreed last November that the customers of banks and other financial companies had to submit identifying documents to their service providers before a deadline of 28...

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Jurisdiction Focus

DFSA impersonated in fraudulent scam

The Dubai Financial Service Authority is alerting financial firms about a group of fraudsters who are impersonating it....