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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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Technology

MFSA to use SupTech firm to view suspicious transactions

The Malta Financial Services Authority, Malta's all-in-one financial regulator, is forming a partnership with CipherTrace Compliance Monitoring that will monitor and manage 'risks' related to virtual asset busin...

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Anti-Money Laundering

CySEC aims to subject crypto-asset activities to AML law

The Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission is proposing to transpose the provisions of the European Union's fifth anti-money-laundering directive into national law, subjecting crypto-asset activities to the r...

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Anti-Money Laundering

Guernsey revises anti-crime rulebook

The Guernsey Financial Services Commission has published its revised Handbook on Countering Financial Crime and Terrorist Financing in its final form....