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ARGENTINA: Financial Information Unit’s New AML Regulations for Financial Institutions

Guest post by Hernán D. Camarero, Partner in Richards, Cardinal, Tützer, Zabala & Zaefferer, an independent law firm Argentina’s Financial Information Unit (FIU) – the authority that enforces the law on prevention of money-laundering activities and terrorism financing Nr. 25,246, as amended (the AML Act)[1] – has issued Resolution Nr. 30-E/2017 for financial institutions (FIs) … Continue Reading

ANVISA Simplifies Licensing Procedures for Life Sciences Companies

ANVISA – Brazil’s National Health Surveillance Agency – has taken a significant step in strengthening its regulatory framework. In promulgating RDC No. 153/2017, it is reducing the amount of regulatory red tape in the licensing of companies subject to health surveillance. The strategic goal of this ANVISA resolution is to rationalize, simplify and harmonize procedures … Continue Reading

House passes pro-growth bill, HR 6427, 391 – 2: top points

HR 6427, a potentially important piece of financial services related legislation, has been passed by the US House of Representatives by a vote of 391-2. Entitled “The Creating Financial Prosperity for Businesses and Investors Act,” the bill aggregates six House Financial Services Committee measures that each previously passed the House with bipartisan support. The bill … Continue Reading
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