Regulatory Update: UK Edition – April 2024

      This UK regulatory update includes – FCA consults on extending the SDR Regime to Portfolio Management, FCA published finalised guidance…
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      Waystone Compliance News & Events for Global Updates from Asset Management Industry

      Visit the Waystone News & Events page for global updates from the asset management industry.

      Regulatory Compliance Updates April 2024 – APAC Region

      This APAC regulatory update includes – PSN07 Notice on Conduct, PSN02 Notice on Prevention of Money Laundering and Countering the…
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      Regulatory Update: Middle East Edition – April 2024

      This edition includes – DFSA issues Dear Seo Letter on Fixed Penalty Notice, FSRA Issues Dear Seo Letter, ADGM Wins…
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      Navigating UAE Regulatory and Tax Updates: Ensuring Compliance and Maximising Opportunities

      An insightful discussion featuring Waystone and Aurifer where they delve into the latest regulatory and tax updates impacting businesses in…
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      Data privacy in the digital age - best practices for individuals and businesses

      Our digital lives are constantly evolving, and with them, the question of data privacy. In an age where information is…
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      Anti-greenwashing rule - not to be underestimated

      At the end of 2023, the FCA published its long-awaited and delayed Policy Statement: “PS23/16 Sustainability Disclosure Requirements and investment…
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      DFSA – Fixed Penalty Notice Regime

      On 5 April, the DFSA published a Dear SEO Letter. The purpose of this letter was to inform all Senior…
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      Timeline confirmed for Singapore to repeal Registered Fund Management Companies regime

      The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) have announced the repeal of the regulatory regime for Registered Fund Management Companies (RFMCs)…
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      Exploring FSRA Supervision Fees: Everything you need to know

      FSRA Supervision Fees – Background On 6 October 2023, the Financial Services Regulatory Authority ("FSRA") of the Abu Dhabi Global…
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      FSRA proposes enhanced measures for Cyber Risk Management

      On 29 November 2023, the Financial Services Regulation Authority (“FSRA”) issued Discussion Paper No. 1 of 2023 on Information Technology…
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      Regulatory Compliance Updates March 2024 – APAC Region

      This APAC regulatory update includes – Prevention of Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism.
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      Regulatory Update: UK Edition – March 2024

      This UK regulatory update includes – FCA publishes Business Plan 2024/25, FCA publishes new webpage on AIFM hosting, FCA publishes…
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      Regulatory Update: Middle East Edition – March 2024

      This edition includes – DFSA issues Consultation Paper on DFSA Fees, ADGM Reflects on 2023 Successes, DFSA Issues SEO Letter…
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      Biometrics and beyond - the future of identity verification

      As we embark on the second quarter of 2024, our focus here shifts to a critical theme – ‘Securing Digital…
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      Waystone Compliance APAC Updates

      Regulatory Update: UK Edition – February 2024

      This UK regulatory update includes – FCA sends notice to provide information related to incidents of non-financial misconduct, FCA publishes…
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      Good practices for auditors of fund management companies

      Auditors are a key stakeholder when promoting strong internal controls, risk management practices and business conduct by Fund Management Companies…
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      Latest updates from MAS on Anti-Money Laundering - what you need to know

      The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) views Anti-Money Laundering (AML) as a critical component of its regulatory framework, aimed at…
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      Data protection regimes: KSA, ADGM, DIFC and onshore UAE – a comparison

      A key consideration for United Arab Emirates (“UAE”) firms with a presence in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (“KSA”), is…
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      Insights from the FCA's Dear CEO Letter: Addressing Financial Crime Risks in Annex 1 Firms

      On March 5 2024, the FCA wrote a Dear CEO Letter to the Chief Executive Officers of Annex 1 firms,…
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      Regulatory Update: Middle East Edition – February 2024

      This edition includes – DIFC Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Finance Events, ADGM Fines 6 Firms for Breaching CRS Regulations, DFSA…
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      UAE’s success - exiting the FATF ‘Grey List’

      On 23 February 2024, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) removed the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from The FATF “grey…
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