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Second UK Economic Crime Bill

When the UK government pushed the Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Act through Parliament at breakneck speed earlier this year, it always made clear that it had plans for a...

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Market abuse surveillance: How to get it right

Identifying and reporting instances of potential market abuse is required under the Market Abuse Regulation ('MAR'). A firm must have effective arrangements, systems and...

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Anti-money laundering: new guidance on adverse/negative news screening

The Wolfsberg Group published has useful FAQs on Negative News Screening which provides welcome regulatory guidance in this area.

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Focusing on enforcement - insights from the FCA's Strategy 2022-25 and Business Plan 2022-23
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Last month, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published its Strategy 2022 to 2025, in which it set out its vision and ambitions for the next three years, together with its Business Plan ...

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The UK Government provides an update on the Register of Overseas Entities

In March of this year, Parliament fast-tracked the Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Act in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The Act received royal assent on 15...

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FCA’s review into challenger banks uncovers deficiencies in financial crime controls

In recent years, the financial services industry has seen an exponential growth in the popularity of challenger banks in the UK. Digitally-driven, technologically innovative and efficient...

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FCA sets out approach to AML crypto supervision

A Director of Enforcement at the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has set out some of the key challenges the regulator expects in its new role as AML/CTF (anti-money...

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FCA sets out registration and annual fees for crypto businesses
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From 10 January 2020, the Financial Conduct Authority will be the anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing supervisor for cryptoassets businesses. As such, the regulator has...

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Anti-Money Laundering in the UK & US: Looking Ahead
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AML enforcement is high on the agenda of UK agencies and regulators. The FCA has again highlighted AML as one of its cross-sector priorities for this year. It has at least 60 ongoing AML...

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