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Paris, 13 February 2020 – Since the 2016 assessment of Switzerland’s measures to tackle money laundering and terrorist financing, the country has taken a number of actions to strengthen its framework. Switzerland has been in an enhanced follow-up process following the adoption of its mutual evaluation in 2016. In line with the FATF Procedures for mutual...
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The Cayman Islands government has announced that a further five Bills are to be presented to the legislative assembly, to satisfy the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force’s (CFATF’s) recommendations for stricter anti-money laundering rules. A deadline of 21 February has been agreed for the Cayman Islands to demonstrate that it has made ‘positive and tangible...
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  With the Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (Amendment) Regulations 2019 now in force, HMRC has warned that all firms are required to be fully compliant with the new requirements from 10 January (last Friday), although the short lead-in time will be taken into account when assessing any sanctions. In particular, says HMRC, trust or...
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(CNS): Two pieces of legislation have now come into force that will tighten up the regulatory regime for the management of private trusts and their administrators. The Private Trust Companies (Amendment) regulations, 2019 provides clearer definitions for terms given to those involved in the administration of trusts, while the Trusts (Transparency) Regulations, 2019 lists the information that...
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After striking a deal last week, the European Parliament and European Council presidency will enhance anti-money laundering checks (AMLs), and the new legislation specifically includes the art industry for the first time. The legislation follows warnings made by the EU Parliament committee in 2018, which noted there was a “lack of political will to tackle”...
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