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JMLSG has published updates to its guidance in respect of asset finance and syndicated lending. The guidance: in respect of asset finance, describes the main types of asset finance and discussed when its provision involves regulated activities for the purposes of FSMA. It then sets out key features that can decrease or increase money laundering […]
The JMLSG has published proposed revisions to the text of sector 12 (Asset Finance) and sector 17 (Syndicated Lending). The proposed revisions update the descriptions of how the sectors work, how to assess the risks in the sectors and how to identify who customers are. As the proposed changes are considered relatively minor, the period […]
Treasury has approved the revised JMLSG Guidance that the JMLSG submitted in December 2017.
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 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 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 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 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 […]
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.
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 […]