James King

Proliferation finance
Analysis, Regulation & Supervision
May 28, 2024

Proliferation finance moves up the agenda in a divided world

Proliferation of weapons of mass destruction comes under increasing supervisory scrutiny
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FATF grey list
Analysis, Regulation & Supervision
March 25, 2024

How Uganda got itself off the FATF grey list

Getting off the ‘naughty step’ sets example for neighbouring countries 
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Cryptocurrencies
Crypto, News
February 26, 2024

FATF sounds alarm on cryptocurrencies as UAE is taken off ‘grey list’

Global AML watchdog warns of significant loophole in virtual asset regulation
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grey list
Analysis, Regulation & Supervision
January 18, 2024

UAE tipped to exit FATF ‘grey list’ in February

It follows state-led campaign to align with AML/CFT global standards
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APAC regulation
Analysis, Regulation & Supervision
December 27, 2023

Risk round-up: Apac regulation will keep banks in their sights in 2024

Region balances maintaining innovative tech drive against backdrop of geopolitical uncertainty
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Analysis, Regulation & Supervision
November 7, 2023

‘If you’re a foreign firm, Xi will decide if you’re helping his vision or not’

China’s Communist party usurps vital functions of PBoC with revamped regime
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Digital & Resilience, News, Regulation & Supervision
September 26, 2023

Australian regulators pressure banks to beef up cyber security

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission is cracking down on company board members for lapses in cyber security, after hacks...
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Financial Stability, Markets, News
September 6, 2023

Hong Kong undergoes 'entire market rethink'

Hong Kong is revamping financial market rulebooks, creating new investment corridors with China, and capitalising on deep offshore renminbi liquidity...
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CBDCs, News
September 5, 2023

Singapore stablecoin rules to serve as ‘blueprint’ for APAC

Singapore is introducing licensing and reserve asset requirements for stablecoin issuers, under a new digital asset framework that fires the...
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Financial Stability, Governance, News, Regulation & Supervision, Uncategorized
August 30, 2023

Differing UPO rules in APAC region weigh on banks

Fragmented ultimate beneficial ownership rules across Asia-Pacific are complicating banks’ cross-border business activities and increasing the cost of their financial...
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Digital Transformation, Financial Stability, Governance & Reporting
August 14, 2023

Banks feel the heat of China’s ‘dizzying’ data compliance requirements

China is tightening the screws on banks’ data security measures to impose new compliance obligations on the processing and storing...
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