Investments|Sector Updates

Investments|Sector Updates

FINRA makes first disciplinary action involving cryptos

FINRA has marked its disciplinary action involving cryptocurrencies by filing a complaint against Timothy Tilton Ayre.

EU Commission set to hand the EBA new powers to combat money laundering

The European Commission is proposing to strengthen the fight against money laundering by handing the European Banking Authority new powers.

UK and Israel sign MoU to foster FinTech & cybersecurity innovation

TheCityUK and City TLV of Israel have signed a landmark Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to bolster FinTech and cybersecurity cooperation.

Court marks first-ever FATCA conviction with bank exec’s plea

A federal court in Brooklyn, New York, has made the first-ever conviction for failing to comply with the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA).

FCA warns of financial crime risks post-Brexit

The financial conduct authority has warned that the UK will be unable to manage the risk of financial crime under a no-deal Brexit.

FINRA releases report on regulatory technology

Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has highlighted five key areas here industry participants have most prominently leveraged RegTech innovations.

Denmark looks to increase money laundering fines

With Danske bank currently embroiled in a money laundering scandal, Denmark is reportedly looking to increase fines with new legislation.

FCA aims to strengthen e-money regulations

The Financial Conduct Authority has set its sights on tightening up regulation of the e-money sector.

Law Commission calls for AML laws to be streamlined

The UK is failing to get to grips with anti-money laundering efforts due to the ‘onerous compliance burden’ according to the UK Law Commission.

FCA aims to change the rules for crowdfunding platforms

The Financial Conduct Authority has proposed tough new regulations regarding peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platforms
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