Tag Archives: JMLSG

JMLSG updates guidance

JMLSG has published further amendments to its Guidance, most recently updated in June 2017, and submitted the entire revised Guidance to Treasury for approval. Atlhough the amended Guidance will have legal status only when approved, firms can now use the amended provisions if they wish.

Treasury makes MLR 2017 and JMLSG finalises guidance

Treasury has published the Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017, which were laid before Parliament late on 22 June to come into force to meet MLD4 deadlines, on 26 June. JMLSG has also published the finalised updates to its guidance, which it now needs to submit to […]

JMLSG publishes e-money update

JMLSG has published (on 10 June) its consultation draft of changes to the electronic money chapter within Part 2 of its guidance. It asks for comments by 20 June – justifying the short period by saying the chapter is of limited interest to the wider financial sector and has essentially been revised only to reflect MLD4 […]

JMLSG consults on updated guidance parts 2 and 3

JMLSG is consulting, until 26 May, on updates to parts of its guidance within parts 2 and 3.  It has already published a mark up of part 1 of the guidance for comment.  Certain parts of part 2 have not been changed (yet, although the entire part will be updated with new references in due […]

JMLSG consults on new guidance

JMLSG is consulting on revisions to its guidance, in light of the proposed new legislation implementing MLD4. The consultation covers changes to part 1, and includes a marked up version of each chapter. JMLSG says it has taken the opportunity not just to align the guidance with the draft MLR 2017 but also to make […]

WMA holds financial crime conference

The WMA has held its annual financial crime conference.  Much of the focus was on addressing the risks of cybercrime. JMLSG confirmed it is working on updating its guidance notes for MLD4 compliance.

Autumn Statement financial services round up

The Chancellor’s Autumn Statement contained several statements relevant to financial institutions and insurers – some announcements of initiatives already planned or even implemented, and some new promises. We will be producing articles on the key proposals. In summary, however, the Chancellor spoke of: a review to identify barriers to access to long-term finance for growing […]