Tagarchief: EBA

EBA consultation on management of ML/TF risks | AML, CFT

The European Banking Authority (EBA) announced on 6 December a new consultation “on effective management of ML/TF risks when providing access to financial services”. On de-risking there is a separate consulation, but the topic is also mentioned here: Through these … Lees verder

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EBA consults on new Guidelines to tackle de-risking | AML, CFT

Instead of recognising that the anti-money laundering (‘AML’) system has inherent flaws and needs to be completely overhauled, authorities are busy ‘mitigating’ the effects of de-risking. One of them is the European Banking Authority (EBA) that on 6 December started … Lees verder

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EU-Supervisory Digital Finance Academy

This month the EU-Supervisory Digital Finance Academy (EU-SDFA) has started its activities. More information is found on their website eusdfa.eui.eu, with a factsheet and a curriculum. The purpose of the academy: The EU Supervisory Digital Finance Academy (EU-SDFA) is a … Lees verder

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Amendment to “reduce frictions for customers”, easy and unsafe? | PSD2, EU

Easy and unsafe? That was the first thing that came to mind when I read the following tweet from EU Finance about the security requirements of PSD2:   Payments: @EU_Commission adopted an amendment to the #PSD2 #SCA RTS to reduce … Lees verder

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The torrents of AML-CFT guidance pouring down on ‘obliged entities’ | AML, CFT, AML package

At present, Europe is pouring out a cascade of directives, instructions and reports on the financial sector in regard of fighting crime (‘anti money laundering’, AML, and ‘countering of terrorism’, CFT). An example of a creator of this cascade is … Lees verder

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EBA on de-risking | AML, CFT

European Banking Authority EBA in its newsletter of 3 May informed the public on the developments regarding prevention of de-risking: De-risking Opinion and Report In January we published an Opinion and a report on the scale and impact of de-risking … Lees verder

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Addition of non-bank lenders to the European AML/CFT regime | EBA advice on non-bank lending

On 4 May the European Banking Authority (EBA) published its advice regarding non-bank lending. In the advice the EBA identifies risks related to provisions of credit by non-bank lenders and puts forward some proposals to address them. In the press … Lees verder

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EU’s Iron Fist – Europe authoritarianly steamrolls over national supervisors and obliged entities | AML package, AML, CFT

In July 2021 the European Commission presented proposals to harmonize the EU’s anti-money laundering and countering terrorism financing (AML/CFT) rules, the ‘AML package’ [1]. The package consists of the following legislative proposals: a] AMLAR, a Regulation establishing a new EU … Lees verder

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European banking supervisor EBA is not interested in the societal effects of AML/CFT-legislation

The European Banking Authority (EBA), has published the announcement ‘Anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism supervision is improving but not always effective yet, finds the EBA‘ on the report on competent authorities’ approaches to AML CFT supervision of … Lees verder

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EuReCA | official launch of EBA’s black list of financial institutions that do not comply with AML/CFT rules well enough | EuReCA

EBA’s database with financial institutions that do not properly comply with AML/CFT rules, ‘EuReCA’, officially has been launched by the European AML/CFT supervisor of banks, the European Banking Authority (EBA), that writes: EuReCA will contain information on material weaknesses in … Lees verder

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