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International news & developments – June 2017

UK Region HM Treasury publishes The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017 NCA publishes 2017 analysis of serious and organised crime threats JMLSG publishes revised guidance  Human trafficking arrests made by NCA Co-operative Bank no longer up for sale PwC believe AI will make them no.1 for economic forecasting Garcia report says England’s World Cup bid not squeaky clean Transparency International looks at the use of Scottish Limited Partnerships in corruption and money laundering FCA issues consultation on Fourth Money Laundering Directive and Fund Transfer Regulation Implementation Global Witness look at how to stop dirty money coming into London properties   EMEA Region   Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive enters into force European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) published final guidelines on AML and CFT Mafia moves business to Germany Germany fears huge losses in massive tax scandal Germany eager to expand banking ties with Iran Nigerian anti-corruption campaigner survives assassination attempt Denmark to Raise Penalty for Money Laundering, Add Penalties for Failure to Report It Europol issue Terrorism Situation and Trend Report 2017   APAC Region Australian vocational education and training centre dogged by ‘serious corruption’    US Region DOJ Kleptocracy Initiative steps up 1MDB investigation OFAC publishes updated FAQs on Cuba sanctions    OFAC fines American Honda Finance Corporation for apparent violations of Cuban Assets Control Regulations   LATAM Region Trump administration wants to extend Venezuela sanctions Latin American and Caribbean Financial Institutions: Potential Impact Of The U.S. Elections Q&A: De-risking correspondent banking – focusing on Latin America   Misc.    Financial Action Task Force consults private sector stakeholders on Draft Guidance for Private Sector Information Sharing FATF publishes outcomes of the Plenary meeting UNODC publishes World Drug Report 2017

UK Region HM Treasury publishes The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017 NCA publishes 2017 analysis of serious and organised crime threats JMLSG publishes revised guidance  Human trafficking arrests made by NCA Co-operative Bank no longer up for sale PwC believe AI will make them no.1 for economic forecasting Garcia report says England’s World Cup bid not squeaky clean Transparency International looks at the use of Scottish Limited Partnerships in corruption and money laundering FCA issues consultation on Fourth Money Laundering Directive and Fund Transfer Regulation Implementation Global Witness look at how to stop dirty money coming into London properties   EMEA Region   Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive enters into force European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) published final guidelines on AML and CFT Mafia moves business to Germany Germany fears huge losses in massive tax scandal Germany eager to expand banking ties with Iran Nigerian anti-corruption campaigner survives assassination attempt Denmark to Raise Penalty for Money Laundering, Add Penalties for Failure to Report It Europol issue Terrorism Situation and Trend Report 2017   APAC Region Australian vocational education and training centre dogged by ‘serious corruption’    US Region DOJ Kleptocracy Initiative steps up 1MDB investigation OFAC publishes updated FAQs on Cuba sanctions    OFAC fines American Honda Finance Corporation for apparent violations of Cuban Assets Control Regulations   LATAM Region Trump administration wants to extend Venezuela sanctions Latin American and Caribbean Financial Institutions: Potential Impact Of The U.S. Elections Q&A: De-risking correspondent banking – focusing on Latin America   Misc.    Financial Action Task Force consults private sector stakeholders on Draft Guidance for Private Sector Information Sharing FATF publishes outcomes of the Plenary meeting UNODC publishes World Drug Report 2017

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