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Monetary Authority of Singapore

Understanding the Monetary Authority of Singapore Omnibus Act: What You Need To Know On 21st July 2020, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) launched its Consultation Paper on the New Omnibus Act for the Financial Sector, setting out proposals for […]

maritime sanctions compliance

Governments may impose sanctions on countries and individuals in order to punish violations of international law including human rights offences and financial crimes like money laundering and the financing of terrorism. In the shipping industry, international maritime sanctions are a […]

anti money laundering philippines

The Philippines is one of the Asia Pacific (APAC) region’s most prominent business destinations and a global hotspot for FinTech and financial services. Ranked as one of Southeast Asia’s favored investment destinations, the Philippines attracted over USD2.44 billion of foreign […]

US Sanctions on North Korea

In order to pursue the United States’ foreign policy objectives, the US Treasury has imposed regulations and sanctions on North Korea in some form since 1950. The sanctions have the broad goal of pressuring North Korea to denuclearize but have […]

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Singapore’s Payment Services Act (PSA) was introduced to address the emerging criminal risks of payment technology and to consolidate previously separate payment services regulations. Passed into law on January 14, 2019, and into legal effect on January 28, 2020, the […]

malaysia aml/cft regime

The Malaysia AML/CFT Regime (Newly Revised for 2020) In 2019, Malaysia’s central bank and financial regulator, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), revised the existing Malaysia AML/CFT regime by introducing two policy documents applicable to two broad categories of financial entities. The […]

AMLA Malaysia

How to Comply With AMLA Malaysia Malaysia is a regional and global political power with the third-largest economy in Southeast Asia, following Indonesia and Thailand. Attracting business interests from across the world, and with high investment in the technology and […]

AML rules Australia

Australia is home to thousands of banks and financial services companies, including banking institutions and over 800 FinTechs. Those financial institutions must learn to navigate a robust legal framework of AML rules in Australia, put in place to protect the […]

anti money laundering singapore

7 Tips To Help Fintechs Comply With Anti Money Laundering In Singapore Singapore is one of the world’s busiest and most innovative commercial hubs and a destination for banks and financial services businesses around the world. Given that status, anti […]

DFAT Sanctions List Australia

Avoid a AU$450,000 Fine: Understand the DFAT Sanctions List The Australian DFAT Sanctions List plays a significant role in the fight against international money laundering and the financing of terrorism due to its influential economic and political powers. To curb […]

anti money laundering indonesia

Anti Money Laundering Indonesia: What You Need To Know One of Southeast Asia’s most important economies, Indonesia is increasingly focused on anti money laundering regulation. Indonesia has traditionally struggled with money laundering threats thanks to a lack of regulation and […]