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Miller Thomson LLP
In light of the continuing globalization of trade and international cross border financing arrangements, it is critical to determine if a transaction is prohibited by sanctions laws.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On June 10, 2020, "regulations amending the regulations amending certain regulations" made under the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act (the "PCMLTFA")...
Cassels
On June 10, 2020, the final version of the Regulations Amending the Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Made Under the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act, 2019...
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On June 1, 2020, certain provisions of the amended regulations (Regulations) to the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act (PCMLTFA) came into force.
Cayman Islands
Ogier
A new framework for regulating virtual asset businesses was introduced in the Cayman Islands on 20 May 2020.
Walkers
Private funds and hedge funds are already required to comply with the AML/CFT/PF/Sanctions regime. Private funds and limited investor hedge funds are now required to provide details of their compliance arrangements...
China
AnJie Law Firm
Antitrust law is growing in importance in China. Penalties from Chinese antitrust cases continue to grow, and Chinese regulators are known for taking swift action against conduct they believe is...
Jones Day
The AML, like nearly all global antitrust laws, prohibits a company from using a dominant or monopoly position in a market to unfairly exclude competition or enhance its dominant position.
Cyprus
A. Karitzis & Associates L.L.C
Cyprus has become an international business centre mainly due to its tax system, its strategic geographical location and the advanced professional services sector.
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC
The relevant regulatory bodies established in Cyprus for the licensing, supervision and control of legal entities carrying on banking, investment and ancillary services and insurance business are the Central Bank of Cyprus, ...
European Union
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
On May 7, 2020 the EU Commission published an ambitious and multi-faceted action plan (the "Action Plan") to further strengthen the fight against money-laundering and terrorist financing ("AML-CFT") in Europe.
Jones Day
The Situation: The European Commission issued an Action Plan on Anti-Money Laundering/Combating the Financing of Terrorism ("AML/CFT")
Jones Day
The subsequent report showed the risks of Cum-Ex/Cum-Cum transactions and the inconsistencies in addressing these risks among Member States.
Invest Barbados
The Government of Barbados considers the blacklisting of the country by the European Union over its regulatory regime to combat money laundering and terrorist financing to be both unjust...
Gibraltar
Hassans
The EU has announced an Action Plan on AML/CFT which is built, as described in the article below, on six pillars.
Guernsey
Ogier
The Handbook on Countering Financial Crime and Terrorist Financing (the Handbook) issued by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (the Commission) is a statement of the standards...
Hong Kong
Mayer Brown
We have compiled the following chronology table which serves as a quick reference point to track the circulars and guidance published by HK financial services regulators in relation to COVID-19.
Gall
In this Q&A, partner Nick Dealy explores the roles, responsibilities and potential liabilities of an SFC-approved Responsible Officer.
India
Rajani Associates
On March 6, 2020, a landmark judgement was passed by the Hon'ble High Court of Punjab & Haryana comprising of the bench of Justice Jaswant Singh and Justice Sant Parkash ...
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
It is widely acknowledged that the Government of India, in the recent years, has taken a tougher stance against economic offenders fleeing to foreign jurisdictions to evade criminal prosecution ...
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