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FinCEN wants better AML programs… your thoughts?

FinCEN Seeks Comments on Enhancing the Effectiveness of Anti-Money Laundering Programs Contact Strategic Communications, 703-905-3770 Immediate Release September 16, 2020 WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today issued an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) to solicit public comment on a wide range of questions pertaining to potential regulatory amendments under the Bank […]

OFAC wants your pandemic thoughts…

The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) Encourages Persons to Communicate OFAC Compliance Concerns Related to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) 4/20/2020 On March 13, 2020, President Trump declared a National Emergency in response to COVID-19.  On April 16, 2020, OFAC published a fact sheet that summarizes existing exemptions and authorizations to provide humanitarian […]

What to do about North Korea? DFAT wants to know…

Consultation: Autonomous Sanctions (North Korea): Triennial review of designations and declarations of persons and entities made in 2016 Australia’s autonomous sanctions regime enables the Minister for Foreign Affairs to designate a person or entity for the purposes of targeted financial sanctions, or declare a person for the purposes of a […]

Danish FSA invites you to talk AML and technology

Invitation to special meeting on money laundering and technological challenges and opportunities The meeting focuses on how technology can help with the process of onboarding customers. The meeting will be held on October 11, 2019, at 14-16, at the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority, Århusgade 110, 2100 Copenhagen Ø.  Registration Please […]

DFAT wants some input…

UNCLASSIFIED   Dear subscribers,    Defence Export Controls (DEC) is delivering an outreach program at the University of Technology Sydney on 11 June 2019. DFAT will be providing an overview of Australia’s sanctions regimes as part of the whole of government session. If you would like to participate, please follow the […]

HK SFC concludes AML/CFT consultation

    Latest update  最新訊息     SFC concludes consultation on amendments to anti-money laundering and counter-financing of terrorism guidelines 12 Oct 2018   The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) today released consultation conclusions on proposals to amend its Guideline on Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing (AML/CFT Guideline) (Note 1). The amendments […]

HK SFC on changes to AML/CFT guidelines

Latest update  最新訊息 SFC consults on amendments to anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing guidelines 5 Jul 2018 The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) today launched a consultation (Note 1) on proposals to amend the Guideline on Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing to keep it in line with international anti-money laundering and counter-financing […]

DFSA Public Consultation: the interesting bits…

Here’s what the Dubai Financial Services Authority is thinking of doing to its AML regime – most notably, to Designated Non-Financial Businesses and Professions (DNFBP): Regulation and supervision of Designated Non-Financial Businesses and Professions (DNFBPs) 13. As the international community strengthens DNFBP regulations in accordance with the FATF Recommendations, the […]

Dubai proposes AML regulatory changes

Notice of Consultation Paper Release 22 Feb 2018   TAKE NOTICE THAT:The DFSA has released the following for consultation:Consultation Paper No. 118 – Proposed Changes to the DFSA’s Anti-Money Laundering, Counter-Terrorist Financing and Sanctions RegimeThe deadline for providing comments on this Consultation Paper is 24 March 2018.This paper can be […]