Danish regulators have warned Danske Bank that failings in its AML procedures put it at risk of breaching sanctions, three years after the discovery of a record-breaking €200 billion money laundering operation flowing through the bank’s now-defunct Estonian branch.
24 November 2021
An ex-JPMorgan compliance executive has complained of “material misconduct” in a lawsuit directed at her former employer which alleges gaps in the bank’s compliance controls.
15 November 2021
A Bank of New York Mellon managing counsel has joined Fieldfisher's London office, while Ashurst has continued the expansion of its finreg practice with a new partner hire in Sydney.
19 August 2021
Six “game changer” reforms will go live at the start of October in response to the Hayne Royal Commission, Australia’s securities regulator has promised, including breach reporting requirements and changes to product design and distribution requirements.
13 August 2021
The EBA has proposed new guidelines that lay out its expectations of firms’ anti-money laundering compliance officers, set to be the first of their kind and which it says will streamline compliance across the EU.
04 August 2021
SEC chair Gary Gensler has promised widely anticipated climate disclosure rule proposals will arrive this year and will move beyond the existing TCFD framework.
02 August 2021
Credit Suisse exercised a “persistent failure” to manage and remediate identified risks associated with Archegos Capital before its eventual collapse, according to an independent external investigation conducted by Paul Weiss.
29 July 2021
The European Banking Authority has finalised its standards for supervisory colleges to coordinate national regulators’ supervision of investment firms operating within multiple EU member states.
07 July 2021
Facebook-backed digital currency project Diem – formerly Libra – has withdrawn its payment system licence application in Switzerland, instead announcing a shift to the United States alongside a partnership with crypto-friendly bank Silvergate.
14 May 2021
Goldman Sachs has been ordered to improve its risk management and oversight procedures after settling with 10 regulators in five jurisdictions over an alleged multibillion-dollar bribery and embezzlement scheme with respect to Malaysian fund 1MDB.
29 October 2020
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