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Confronting Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing: Canada Considers Vast Changes to AML Regime
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • November 13 2018

The Standing Committee on Finance (Committee) recently released its report, Confronting Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing: Moving Canada

The Bali Fintech Agenda: IMF and World Bank Encourage a Principled Growth of Fintech
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Global
  • November 12 2018

From a public policy perspective, the promise of Fintech is that it can deepen financial markets by delivering banking and payment services to a wider

SFC Announcements on Regulatory Approach to Virtual Assets
  • Mayer Brown
  • Hong Kong
  • November 9 2018

In a keynote speech at the Hong Kong Fintech Week on 1 November 2018, the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) again asserted its cautious

Money laundering and terrorist financing controls in higher risk jurisdictions: updated HM Treasury advisory notice
  • Macfarlanes LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 7 2018

HM Treasury has published an updated advisory notice on money laundering and terrorist financing controls in higher risk jurisdictions. This advice

Risk-based approach for securities sector: FATF finalised guidance
  • Macfarlanes LLP
  • OECD
  • November 7 2018

The FATF has published finalised guidance on a risk-based approach (RBA) for the securities sector. The purpose of the guidance is to outline key

Financial Action Task Force Defines Virtual Assets and Calls for Further Regulation of Virtual Assets
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • November 6 2018

In a statement on October 19, 2018 (the “October Statement”), the Financial Action Task Force (the “FATF”) announced that it has adopted changes

Debate about the role auditors play in uncovering fraud. But what exactly constitutes ‘fraud’?
  • NautaDutilh
  • Belgium
  • November 5 2018

It has become a hot topic again: the role that external auditors play in uncovering fraud. The ING settlement has stirred up the public debate about

Updated Advisory Notice on Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Controls in Higher Risk Jurisdictions Published by HM Treasury
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 2 2018

On October 25, HM Treasury published an updated advisory notice on money laundering and terrorist financing controls in higher risk jurisdictions

Hong Kong embraces virtual assets
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Hong Kong
  • November 2 2018

Ask anyone in the industry what the greatest pain point is for virtual assets, and they will say it is the absence or uncertainty of regulation. On 1

Interesting changes in relation to applicable cooperation requirements with the Luxembourg Financial Intelligence Unit
  • Allen & Overy LLP
  • Luxembourg
  • November 1 2018

Professionals subject to the law of 12 November 2004 relating to the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing, as amended (the AML Law)