Regulatory Laws & Directives

4th Anti Money Laundering Directive (4AMLD)
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What is the 4th Anti Money Laundering Directive? The 4th Anti Money Laundering Directive or ‘4AMLD’ is the European response to the FATF 40 Recommendations from February 2012 and was required to be transposed by EU member states by 26th June 2017. Related Articles How Can Blockchain Help Banks Counter Money Laundering?

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5th Anti Money Laundering Directive (5AMLD)
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What is the 5th Anti Money Laundering Directive? The 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive or ‘5AMLD’ is a European Union directive notable for being the first to set out regulatory guidelines on anti-money laundering with the use of cryptocurrencies or blockchain-based assets. 5AMLD came into effect on January 10th, 2020. As well as the inclusion of…

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Bank Secrecy Act
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What is the Bank Secrecy Act? The Bank Secrecy Act or ‘BSA‘ is the primary U.S. anti-money laundering regulatory statute (Title 31, U.S. Code Sections 5311- 5355) enacted in 1970 and most notably amended by the USA PATRIOT Act in 2001 in response to the terrorism threat of 9/11. Money laundering (ML) is a big…

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Sanctions
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Sanctions, when applied to financial services, represent a prohibition on providing regulated services to the subject of the sanction, and the requirement to freeze and report any assets that are held to the local jurisdiction sanctions administrator, such as OFAC (Office of Foreign Assets Control) or HMT (Her Majesty’s Treasury) sanctions list. Related Articles The…

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