Finscale est un podcast animé par Solenne Niedercorn, Non/Executive Director and Senior Advisor in FinTech/VC, qui fait toute la lumière sur les innovations dans l'industrie de la Finance, la Banque et l’Assurance.

07 juin 2022

The CSSF would like to bring to the attention of financial market participants and financial advisers  the Updated Supervisory Statement of the Joint Committee of the three European Supervisory Authorities (EBA, EIOPA and ESMA – hereinafter referred to as “ESAs”) on the application of Regulation (EU) 2019/2088 on sustainability-related disclosures in the financial services sector (“SFDR”) and Article 5 and 6 of Regulation (EU) 2020/852 (Taxonomy Regulation, hereinafter referred to as “TR”) regarding the interim period until the application date of the Regulatory Technical Standards on the content, methodologies and presentation of sustainability-related disclosures (“RTS”). The Updated Supervisory Statement has been published on 25 March 2022.

05 avril 2022

Le Parlement européen a adopté une nouvelle législation pour renforcer l'encadrement des crypto-actifs le 31 mars dernier. L’objectif principal est de lutter contre le blanchiment d’argent, le financement du terrorisme et d’autres crimes

04 avril 2022

At the joint meeting of the ECON and LIBE Committees of the European Parliament, Members of the European Parliament had a second public hearing on the new anti-money laundering legislative proposals with leading experts - the President of the Financial Action Task Force, the Heads of the French and Latvian FIUs and representatives of Refinitiv, the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe and Transparency International. 

Effective information sharing between public and private institutions was presented as the absolute key to the success of AML policies, as well as the transparency of beneficial ownership registries. Experts stressed that the EU needs better asset recovery and EU-wide cooperation on asset identification and seizure. The management of emerging risks, in particular digital assets, is a major concern. 

28 mars 2022

Le Luxembourg vient de finaliser sa première évaluation verticale des risques en matière de blanchiment de capitaux et de financement du terrorisme liés aux personnes morales et aux constructions juridiques.

24 février 2022

Le 21 février, la ministre de la Justice, Sam Tanson, a présenté la réforme de Luxembourg Business Registers (LBR), un groupement d'intérêt économique (GIE) sous l'égide du ministère de la Justice, qui est le gestionnaire du registre de commerce et des sociétés (RCS), du Recueil des sociétés et associations (RESA), ainsi que du registre des bénéficiaires effectifs (RBE).

21 février 2022

Une enquête internationale menée par plusieurs médias publiée le 20 février accuse le groupe bancaire d’avoir hébergé pendant plusieurs décennies des dizaines de milliards d'euros de fonds d'origine criminelle ou illicite. Le jour même de la publication de l’enquête, Credit Suisse Group a fait savoir qu’il rejettait «fermement les allégations et insinuations concernant les prétendues pratiques commerciales de la banque».

21 février 2022

In our everyday life, most of us rely on our banks to make payments, transfer money between accounts and take care of our financial interests. The world of traditional finance involves centralised intermediaries like banks, fintech companies and stock exchanges, and it is monitored by governing bodies, such as regulators. By contrast, the world of decentralised finance (DeFi) is based on crypto currencies rather than traditional currencies, like the dollar or the euro. DeFi is governed by online communities instead of corporate executives, and the platforms these DeFi projects run on – such as Ethereum, are difficult to regulate. 

17 janvier 2022

The European Commission has completed its cartel investigation into the Foreign Exchange (‘Forex') spot trading market by imposing fines on five banks. The Commission has adopted on December 2nd a decision imposing a total fine of €261 million on the four banks that decided to settle the case, namely UBS, Barclays, RBS and HSBC. The Commission has also fined Credit Suisse €83 million under the ordinary procedure.

02 décembre 2021

Stéphanie Lhomme rejoint Arendt Regulatory & Consulting en tant que Director pour compléter l’offre de la branche conseil d’Arendt en renforçant les expertises «Investigations Forensic, Anti-bribery & Corruption, Corporate Intelligence» pour ses clients.

02 décembre 2021