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EU sets out bold new approach to AML

July 23, 2021

Influential new authority could have direct supervisory powers and will seek to improve co-ordination between national supervisors.

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The DoJ’s power to subpoena foreign banks expands as the SFO’s diminishes

July 22, 2021

Recent legislation signals the US government’s determination to root out financial crime, regardless of where it may originate.

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Can UK banks adopt a Morgan Stanley-style approach to returning to work?

July 7, 2021

The US investment bank is looking to bar non-vaccinated staff from its New York offices, allowing it to remove remaining restrictions.

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Basel Committee outlines tough stance on cryptocurrencies

June 25, 2021

Global regulator proposes high risk-weight for bitcoin and ethereum, in contrast to reserve-backed cryptoassets such as stablecoins.

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Will the European Commission give ground over Basel III output floor?

June 18, 2021

Critics say proposed minimum capital requirements will disadvantage EU banks and hamper the eurozone’s recovery from Covid-19.

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UK interest rates swaps business haemorrhaging to US and EU

May 28, 2021

Trillions of pounds of business migrated out of the City of London in March.

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A strong and simple framework for the regulation of UK banks?

May 19, 2021

The UK regulator wants to simplify the rules for banks and building societies. How might this work?

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Staying within the rules will not protect banks from risks

May 12, 2021

The involvement of shadow banking entities and a lack of transparency can cause disproportionate losses.

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UK regulators looking to make ‘quick fixes’ to MiFID II

May 6, 2021

Authorities have launched a consultation on the treatment of investment research and reporting requirements.

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Sanctions wave intensifies compliance headaches

May 6, 2021

Banks must spend more to ensure compliance as the number and complexity of financial sanctions increases.

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