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Anti-Money Laundering

Danske Bank scandal – where did the money flow?

Money laundering does not recognise borders. At least ten banks were involved in the €200 billion Danske Bank scandal, many of them from European countries. Danske Bank in Estonia and Danske Bank in Denmark mere...

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Advice

ASIC receives drubbing in Westpac advice case

Australia's Federal Court has supported the Australian Securities and Investments Commission's argument that Westpac's sales practices contravened s912A(1)(a) Corporations Act, which the national financial regul...

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Client Reporting

Qatar's forthcoming investor protection rules at-a-glance

The Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority's Conduct of Business Rulebook (COND) has remained largely unchanged since 2007, but the regulator is now planning to replace it with new rules that, it hopes, wil...

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Fines and Punishment

FCA still not enforcing MiFID II

Andrew Bailey, the chief executive of the UK's Financial Conduct Authority, has come in for some opprobrium for his organisation's reluctance to force financial firms to obey the European Union's second Markets ...

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People Moves

JFSC appoints new director general

After a six-month recruitment effort overseen by the Jersey Appointments Commission, the Jersey Financial Services Commission has chosen its next director general, Martin Moloney....

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Technology

South Korean regulator to open sandbox

After a slow start, the South Korean Financial Services Commission is preparing to devote a large part of its attention to the promotion of financial technology or 'fintech' business. Part of its effort is a loo...