• Ad-hoc Communications

    • Subject: Climate-Related Risks_8 November 2021

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    • Enhancements to Cyber Security Requirement_1 Nov 2021

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    • Amendments to the Financial Crime Module (Module FC)_28 October 2021

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    • Issuance of Regulations on New Category 4 Investment Firm License_16 September 2021

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    • Draft Executive Resolutions issued by the Personal Data Protection Authority_26 April 2021

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    • Agreed-Upon Procedures of the Financial Crime ("FC") Module_28 February 2021

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    • Upcoming Annual General Meetings_14 February 2021

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    • Re: CBB Rules on Blocking/Unblocking of Customer Accounts_23 December 2020

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    • Re: Virtual Assets - Red Flags and Indicators_30 November 2020

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    • Re: Combating the Financing of Terrorism - Guidance for All Financial Institutions_17 November 2020

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    • Re: Proof of Residency Permit__29 September 2020

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    • Re: Provision of Financial Services on a Non-discriminatory Basis_26 Aug 2020

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    • Reporting of Financial Impact of COVID-19_14 July 2020

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    • Amendments to Authorisation (AU) Module - Volume 4_5 July 2020

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    • Re: Money Laundering & Terrorist Financing Risks & Practices during Covid-19_27 May 2020

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    • Amendments to the Financial Crime (FC) and High-Level Controls (HC) Modules_7 May 2020

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    • Directive Automatic Exchange of Information ("AEOI") - Common Reporting Standard ("CRS") and Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act ("FATCA") Reporting Window_16 April 2020

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    • Webinar on Principles and Practices of Real Estate Valuation in the Financial Services Sector_13 April 2020

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    • Additional COVID-19 Precautionary Measures_8 April 2020

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    • Agreed Upon Procedures for Financial Crime Module_1 April 2020

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    • Upcoming General Meetings_19 March 2020

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    • Instructions for Publication of Press Releases Concerning Financial Results_15 January 2020

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    • Financial Reporting for VAT purposes_13 January 2020

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    • Issuance of the Amended Module TMA -Volume 6_2 October 2019

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    • Supplementary Information Appendix FC-(vi) Agreed-upon Procedures for fulfilling the reporting requirements in Compliance with FC Module (Financial Crime)_30 July 2019

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    • Agreed Upon Procedures for Financial Crime (FC) Module_30 July 2019

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    • Issuance of the Digital Financial Advice Rules_28 March 2019

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    • Exposure to controllers_25 March 2019

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    • e-KYC Project Implementation_7 March 2019

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    • Regulations relating to 'Crypto-Assets'_25 February 2019

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    • Brokerage Fees in Bahrain_31 January 2019

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    • Agreed Upon Procedures for Financial Crime (FC) Module_16 January 2019

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    • CBB Regulatory Policy Initiatives for Investment Firms for the year 2019_3 January 2019

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    • VAT and Financial Services_25 December 2018

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    • Re: Financial Penalties_15 April 2018

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    • Amendment to the Regulatory Sandbox Framework_28 August 2017

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    • Registration of Expatriate Staff with the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA)_27 July 2017

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    • Protected Cell Companies_22 June 2017

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    • Investment Limited Partnerships_22 June 2017

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    • Trust Registration and Amendment Form_22 June 2017

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    • Directive Common Reporting Standards (CRS)_30 January 2017

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    • Implementation of Resolution No. (59) of 2011 — Registration of Pledges and Liens on Securities — and its amendment Resolution No. (30) of 2015_11 January 2017

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    • Onsite Inspection Process_10 January 2017

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    • Newly Issued Laws — Protected Cell Companies and Investment Limited Partnerships_6 November 2016

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    • Trust Law_6 November 2016

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    • New Appointment Notification_7 September 2016

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    • Amendments to the Central Bank and Financial Institutions Law No. (64) of the year 2006_29 December 2015

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    • Women in the Financial and Banking Sector 2015_31 March 2015

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    • Women in the Financial and Banking Sector_15 March 2015

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    • Court Actions Taken Against Customers_16 February 2015

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    • Changes in the Current Smart ID Cards_27 November 2014

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    • Discriminatory Service Treatment Not Allowed_11 March 2014

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    • Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)_29 August 2013

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    • Promotion of and participation in educational scholarships and bursaries by licensees of the CBB_3 July 2013

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    • Suspicious Transaction Reports Online System (STRs)_25 June 2013

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    • Electronic Submission of Returns and Analysis of Data (ESRAD)_20 May 2013

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    • The official adoption of the GCC States Identity Card_27 March 2013

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    • Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FACTA)_19 February 2013

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    • Change in Due Date and Payment for CBB Annual License Fees_2 December 2012

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    • Submission of Audited Financial Statements_1 November 2012

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    • Delivery of Date Sensitive Documents at the CBB

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    • Investment Business Firm Licensees - Business Card Requirements

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    • Volume 4 Launch Letter

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