CCL Regulatory Update: Middle East Edition - March 2021

This edition includes - DIFC Records Highest Number of Annual Registrations Since Inception, FCPU Host Workshop on Targeted Financial Sanctions, Proliferation and Terrorist Financing, SCA Holds First Board Meeting of 2021, FATF Opens Consultation on a Risk-Based Approach to Virtual Assets and VASPs Guidance, Watchdog Bans City of London Trader for ‘Wash Trading’.

CCL Regulatory Update: UK Edition - March 2021

This edition includes - FCA Launches Campaign to Encourage Individuals to Report Wrongdoing, PRA Publishes Statement on Expectations to Outsourcing and Third-Party Risk Management, ESMA Updates Q&As, ESMA Updates Q&As, FCA Fines and Prohibits Trader for Market Abuse.

CCL Regulatory Update: Middle East Edition - February 2021

This edition includes - DIFC Embraces the Future of Finance with Tokenisation of Digital Assets, ADGM Enacts the Data Protection Regulations 2021 and Joins the Global Privacy Assembly, UAE Central Bank Issues Stored Value and Electronic Payment Systems Regulatory Framework, FATF Publishes the “Grey” and “Black” Lists.

CCL Regulatory Update: UK Edition - February 2021

This edition includes: FCA Webpage on Regulatory Changes After End of Transition Period, SM&CR Forms Update, ESMA Consults on Appropriateness and Execution-only under MiFID II, FCA on Financial Crime Systems and Controls During COVID-19, FCA Launches High Court Proceedings Against Paul Steel and Jacqueline Foster.

CCL Regulatory Update: UK Edition - January 2021

This edition includes - FCA Webpage on Regulatory Changes After End of Transition Period, SM&CR Forms Update, ESMA Consults on Appropriateness and Execution-only Under MiFID II, FCA on Financial Crime Systems and Controls During COVID-19.

CCL Regulatory Update: Middle East Edition - January 2021

This edition includes - DIFC Hosts Outreach Session for Cyber Risk Management Guidelines, ADGM Holds Online Workshop on Cryptocurrency and Counter Proliferation Finance, SAMA Issues Rules for Practising Debt Crowdfunding Activities, FATF Reflects on the Changing Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Risk Landscape.

CCL Regulatory Update: UK Edition - December 2020

This edition includes - FCA Reminds Firms to be Ready for End of Transition Period, PRA Evaluation of the Senior Managers and Certification Regime, ESMA Updates EMIR Q&As, FATF Publishes Update on COVID-19 Related Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Risks, FCA Fines Barclays over Treatment of Customer in Financial Difficulty.

CCL Regulatory Update: Middle East Edition - December 2020

This edition includes - DIFC Issues its First Licence to Provide Money Services in the DIFC, ADGM to Amend the Application of English Law Regulations 2015, Oman CMA Creates a New Department Against Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing, IOSCO Publishes Report on Education of Retail Investors Regarding Risks of Crypto-Assets.

CCL Regulatory Update: Middle East Edition - November 2020

This edition includes - DFSA Issues a Consultation Paper on Regulation of Retail OTC Leverage Products, ADGM Commences Public Consultation on Proposed New Data Protection Regulations, IOSCO’s GEMC Publishes a Report on the Development of Emerging Markets, Thematic Review on Consistency in Implementation of Money Market Reforms, DFSA Sanctions Upheld Against Dr Mubashir Sheikh for Serious Misconduct.

CCL Regulatory Update: UK Edition - November 2020

This edition includes - FCA Statement on Workplace Arrangements and Travel, ESMA Publishes Q&A on SFTR Reporting, FX Options Broker Fined for Misleading Information to Clients, FCA Charges Individual with Offence of Money Laundering.

CCL Regulatory Update: UK Edition - October 2020

This edition includes -FCA Further Extends and Amends Temporary Measures for Depreciation Notification, FCA Policy Statement on Extending the Certification Regime and Conduct Rules, ESMA Updates Statements on the Impact of Brexit on MiFID II/MiFIR, FCA Fines ARCM for Breaches of Short Selling Disclosure Rules.

CCL Regulatory Update: Middle East Edition - October 2020

This edition includes - DIFC Becomes Region’s First Fully Accredited Member of Global Privacy Assembly, ADGM Publishes Consultation Paper on Amendments to Application of English Law Regulations 2015, UAE Merges Insurance Authority with Central Bank, FATF Issues Update to “The FATF Recommendations”, Goldman Sachs International Fined £96.6m for Risk Management Failures in Connection with 1MDB.