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Latest Updates on Hong Kong Anti-Money Laundering Regulations

Updated on 2023/07/20 The Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing (Amendment) Bill 2022 was passed by the Legislative Council of Hong Kong in December 2022. The new legislation, including the establishment of a registration regime for Dealers in Precious Metals and Stones (“DPMS”) and a licensing regime for Virtual Asset Services Providers (“VASP”), as well as […]

Ensuring the New Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing Compliance: A Step-by-Step Guide for Developers in Singapore

Singapore Developers Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing Compliance

Overview of the New Requirements for Developers against Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing In an effort to strengthen regulatory levers in Singapore against money laundering (“ML”) and terrorism financing (“TF”) in the real estate sector, Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) has released a circular in March 2023 on the Implementation of New Requirements for Developers against […]

The Importance of On-Going Monitoring

In Nov 2017, a veteran Managing Director lawyer with 15 years of experience in conveyancing work, and a Senior Marketing Director of an international real estate agent were both charged in the Singapore Courts for failing to report to the authorities a suspicious property deal in the Sentosa Cove district. The charges were under the […]