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Hong Kong closer to making senior managers more accountable

Hong Kong moves closer to making senior managers more accountable for the actions of the regulated financial firms they manage.

Anti-money laundering

Anti-money laundering: a top 2017 priority for regulators

Some senior bank managers still don’t fully appreciate the importance regulators are attaching to complying with anti-money laundering rules.

IOSCO report highlights risks from fintech growth

IOSCO highlights risks from growth in the fintech sector and advises greater international cooperation to manage them

National Crime Agency

Banks and regulators tighten collaboration in money laundering fight

Relations between banks and the authorities often become strained when enforcers try to access confidential data on suspects. In a bid to enhance working relations between the two, and combat crime, the UK has been working on developing an effective money laundering task force. By Nick Kochan.

Carney,-Mark-FSB

Fintech boom raises questions over systemic risks

Fintech is going from strength to strength and is widely billed as being the driver behind a financial revolution ushering in greater efficiency and financial inclusiveness for society. However, the G20 is also concerned about the possible systemic risks it might pose.

Singapore skyline

Singapore takes pragmatic approach to fostering fintech

Singapore takes fostering fintech seriously and does so by taking a pragmatic and balanced approach ensuring that new ideas are not prematurely snuffed out by overly burdensome rules.

Carney,-Mark-FSB

TCFD aims to harmonise climate change risk disclosures

A big part of formulating climate change policy is having the right information. A task force led by the Financial Stability Board hopes to provide just that, following the release of a voluntary financial disclosure regime for publicly listed companies. 

Three strategies for firms to deal with financial regulation in 2017

This year is set to be crucial in terms of regulation. David Strachan and Scott Martin of the Centre for Regulatory Strategy at Deloitte outline three strategies financial firms can use to help ensure they stay on top of coming changes.

UK financial services fines fall to lowest since 2007

UK fines levied on financial institutions fall to lowest level since before the financial crisis

European banks take different approaches to US fines

Deutsche Bank and Crédit Suisse agree to settle with US Department of Justice over selling toxic mortgage products, while Barclays Bank decides to contest the case

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