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The Financial Markets Standards Board (FMSB) believes so. Or at least the recent FMSB report indicates that there are common broad behaviours that feature in market misconduct over time and across jur...
Author(s): Simon Orton, Thomas Clark, Sharon Grennan
The 2022 Queen’s Speech contained details of two proposed Bills that will impact the financial services community.The Financial Services and Markets Bill aims to deliver on the Government’s vision for...
Author(s): Claudia Rugue
Given the opportunities for money laundering, fraud and other financial crime that government responses to the pandemic presented, it is perhaps no surprise that AML regulations have tightened, and en...
Author(s): Christopher Robinson, Daniel Travers, Silvia Van Dyck, Olivia Radin, Ali Sallaway, Laura Feldman
On 13 December 2021 NatWest was fined £264 million for breaches of the Money Laundering Regulations 2007 (MLR 2007). NatWest had previously admitted to failing appropriately to supervise a customer’s ...
Author(s): Christopher Robinson, Ali Sallaway, Eloise Cartwright
European AML legislative package - An overview
FS market conduct #4: a look at insider dealing and trading on inside information
The UK Pension Schemes Bill: the Bill in the context of the increasing criminalisation of corporate activity
FS market conduct #3: a look at market manipulation enforcement in the US, Hong Kong and Germany
FS market conduct #1: double jeopardy – where market misconduct and anti-competitive behaviour meet
US Executive Order Prohibiting US Investment in Chinese Companies: Key Takeaways
US Response to China and Hong Kong: Recent events, potential future actions, and what it means
Global AML trends, developments and practical lessons from recent money laundering investigations