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Cross Border

Group litigation and its effect on the compliance officer

Hardly a week seems to go by without some announcement about a new class action. Group claims, for example, have begun in London under the banner of 'The Woodford Litigation.' This article looks at the causes of...

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Anti-Money Laundering

Hong Kong regulator to change money-laundering rules

The Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong plans to change its rules that govern money laundering and terrorist finance and is canvassing opinion about the reforms that it is proposing to make. ...

Latest News

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Jurisdiction Focus

Slovenian regulators to merge

The Government of Slovenia has decided to combine the Agency for Financial Markets with the Insurance Supervision Agency. ...

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Regulation of Products

Financial Services Bill introduced in UK

HM Government has introduced a Bill into Parliament that represents its first step towards a regulatory regime for the UK’s financial services sector outside the European Union. The aim is to ensure a smooth t...

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Fines and Punishment

Goldman to pay more than US$2.9 billion over 1MDB

The Goldman Sachs Group and its Malaysian subsidiary have admitted to conspiring to break the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in connection with the 1Malaysia Development Berhad scandal, which saw many corrupt ...

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Regulation of Products

BaFin publishes guidelines for CFD trading

Germany's all-in-one financial regulator has published its Guidelines on the General Administrative Act of 23 July 2019 regarding contracts for differences....