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  • yellow maze ball

    HM Treasury launched a consultation on 22 July 2021 (Consultation), which outlined how the government intended to amend the UK’s money laundering regime to ensure that the UK continues to meet international standards, whilst also strengthening and ensuring clarity on how the UK’s anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing (AML/CTF) regime ...

  • abstract blue puple

    Following the previously published newsletter regarding the new law that will require virtual asset service providers to comply with the anti-money laundering legislation, the Royal Decree setting out the registration requirements for both the providers of exchange services between virtual currencies and fiduciary currencies, and the custodian wallet providers (both ...

  • glass shape on blue

    Last month, on 27 January, marked the end of an era when the provision of virtual asset services was not a regulated activity in Belgium. A law has now been adopted which amends the Belgian anti-money laundering law in order to, inter alia, regulate the provision of such services. Virtual ...

  • Odd one out box 2

    On 24 September 2021, the CSSF released its Circular 21/782 which (i) provides information on the EBA Guidelines (the “GL”) on customer due diligence (the “CDD”) and the factors credit and financial institutions should consider when assessing the money laundering and terrorist financing (“ML/TF”) risk associated with individual business relationships ...

  • spotlight

    On 22 July 2021, HM Treasury published a consultation paper covering various proposed amendments to the UK’s anti-money laundering (AML) framework, including the potential removal of account information services (AIS) from the scope of the Money Laundering Regulations (MLRs). HM Treasury is also inviting feedback on the potential money laundering ...

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