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  • How have politicians used our data? The ICO updates on its largest investigation to date

    Blog Post

    Submitted: 12 July 2018

    We look at the ICO's progress report about its ongoing investigation into potential data protection breaches and other offences arising from the use of data analytics in political campaigns.

  • AML update: Canara Bank Final Notice

    Article

    Submitted: 10 July 2018

    A recent final notice issued to Canara Bank reinforces the FCA’s expectations of the standard of AML compliance for London branches or subsidiaries of foreign banks.

  • US law firms not protected by German constitutional rights - the end of compliance in Germany?

    Article

    Submitted: 09 July 2018

    In its decisions dated 27 June 2018, the Federal Constitutional Court claims that US law firms are not protected by the relevant fundamental constitutional rights against dawn raids and seizures.

  • Supra-national standards for the crypto-assets

    Article

    Submitted: 04 July 2018

    In the third part of this four-article series, we review the steps taken to establish a global action plan to allow crypto-assets into the regular financial ecosystem.

  • A high level global view of crypto-asset regulation

    Article

    Submitted: 04 July 2018

    ​In the final part of our series looking into crypto-assets we take a brief look at how individual jurisdictions themselves are seeking to tackle the issues of crypto-assets.

  • Crypto-assets - the Law Enforcement Position

    Article

    Submitted: 04 July 2018

    In the second article of this four-part series into crypto-assets, we explore how law enforcement currently interacts with crypto-assets and our expectations for the future.

  • Crypto-asset compliance myths and misconceptions Restricted access

    Article

    Submitted: 04 July 2018

    In this first of a four-part series, we look at some of the possible criminal uses, and challenge some of the common misconceptions, of crypto-assets.

  • Cryptoassets - PRA “Dear CEO” Letter

    Article

    Submitted: 28 June 2018

    The FCA has issued a Dear CEO letter on the financial crime risks posed by cryptocurrencies, in the most significant intervention to date by the UK regulator in the fast moving world of crypto assets.

  • The fight against financial crime: anti-money laundering

    Article

    Last Reviewed: 25 June 2018 / Submitted: 23 April 2018

    In this series of articles, we focus on different areas of financial crime, taking an incisive look at current regulation and what we can expect over the course of 2018. In this first edition we take a look at anti-money laundering, including the recent passing of the Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive by the European Parliament and other developments in Asia.

  • Crime, fraud and investigations 2018: Fifth money laundering directive

    Article

    Last Reviewed: 25 June 2018 / Submitted: 08 January 2018

    With implementation of 4MLD still ongoing, 2018 should see the finalisation of further changes to the EU’s anti-money laundering framework.

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