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SEC warns Coinbase over proposed yield product

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The US Securities and Exchange Commission has threatened to sue the crypto exchange Coinbase if it launches its planned lending product. 

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Teaming up to fight financial crime

August 13, 2021

Tackling money laundering, terrorist financing and other financial crime is a difficult chore for banks. However, new approaches are beginning to make a difference. 

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UK mulls pros and cons of scrapping bonus cap

August 13, 2021

Critics argue that a cap on bankers’ bonuses is ineffective and outdated, but the issue remains controversial.

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Jamaica begins ‘retail’ CBDC pilot

August 12, 2021

The Bank of Jamaica has distributed $1.5m in central bank digital currencies to authorised institutions.

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What does the FCA’s new approach to SPACs mean for banks?

August 11, 2021

New rules introduced on August 10 seek to attract more special purpose acquisition companies to the UK market.

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Singapore leads in cleaning up the crypto industry

August 6, 2021

The regulator’s ‘in-principle’ approval of a cryptocurrency exchange is part of a global push to tackle fraud and scams in cryptoassets.

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EU sets out bold new approach to AML

July 23, 2021

Influential new authority could have direct supervisory powers and will seek to improve co-ordination between national supervisors.

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The DoJ’s power to subpoena foreign banks expands as the SFO’s diminishes

July 22, 2021

Recent legislation signals the US government’s determination to root out financial crime, regardless of where it may originate.

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Can UK banks adopt a Morgan Stanley-style approach to returning to work?

July 7, 2021

The US investment bank is looking to bar non-vaccinated staff from its New York offices, allowing it to remove remaining restrictions.

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Basel Committee outlines tough stance on cryptocurrencies

June 25, 2021

Global regulator proposes high risk-weight for bitcoin and ethereum, in contrast to reserve-backed cryptoassets such as stablecoins.

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