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China's near-term economic outlook is troubling

The government’s pursuit of a zero Covid policy via strict lockdowns is hitting households and businesses hard, while a slow-burn crisis in the real estate sector is threatening to upend financial system stability. All trends that have big consequences for banks.

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Australia looks to shake up its digital assets framework

On August 22, the Treasury announced plans to conduct a token-mapping exercise to determine how crypto assets, and related services, should be treated from a regulatory perspective in the country. This could signal a new direction for Australia’s regulation of digital assets.

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EU steps up AML fight with 5AMLD

Technology and developments such as crypto-currencies have given money launderers a wide array of tools to conduct their criminal activities. The EU’s 5AML is an attempt to get on top of some of these developments, but will have significant consequences