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HM Treasury Initiates Post-Brexit Review of the UK’s AML and CTF Regime

Recent publications come in light of UK’s “greater autonomy” in setting AML and CTF regulations following Brexit. By Jon Holland, Rob Moulton, and Jonathan Ritson-Candler Background to the review On 22 July 2021, HM Treasury published both a Call for Evidence on a review of the UK’s anti-money laundering (AML) and counter-terrorist financing (CTF) regulatory … Continue Reading

Hong Kong SFC Consults on Enhancements to Anti-Money Laundering Guideline

Amidst its continued regulatory focus on money laundering and terrorist financing risks, the SFC seeks to clarify and consolidate guidance for licensed firms. By Simon Hawkins and Kenneth Y.F. Hui On 18 September 2020, the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) published a consultation paper proposing a number of amendments to its Guideline on … Continue Reading

UK Firms Should Share Customer Information Cross-Border Intra-Group to Fight Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing

UK government encourages regulated firms to share customer information within corporate groups, highlighting interaction with firms’ obligations under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 and GDPR. By Rob Moulton, Jonathan Ritson-Candler, Fiona Maclean, and Olga Phillips The UK government has published a statement endorsing the Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF’s) recommendations that regulated financial institutions … Continue Reading
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