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AFSA
04 June 2020 00:00
AFSA discusses regulation requirements with authorised banks and investment firms of AIFC
AFSA discusses regulation requirements with authorised banks and investment firms of AIFC
AFSA
03 June 2020 07:32
Relevance of amendments to Kazakhstan’s anti-money laundering (AML) and counter terrorist financing (CTF) law to AIFC Participants
Astana Financial Services Authority (AFSA) hereby informs AIFC Participants that the amendments to Kazakhstan s anti-money laundering (AML) and counter terrorist financing (CTF) law signed by the President of Kazakhstan on 13 May 2020 will also extend to
AFSA
02 June 2020 08:53
AFSA approved the Guidance to the Rules of Internal Control for the AML/CFT purposes
On May 21, 2020, AFSA approved the Guidance (Requirements) applicable to the Rules of Internal Control for the AML/CFT purposes. It is designed for the relevant AIFC Participants supervised by AFSA in consultation with the Ministry of Finance of the
AFSA
25 May 2020 10:08
Astana Financial Services Authority of AIFC and Bulgarian Financial Supervision Commission have agreed on cooperation
Astana Financial Services Authority (AFSA) and Bulgarian Financial Supervision Commission (FSC) have signed the Memorandum on cooperation in financial markets supervision.The parties will exchange supervisory information and expand cooperation in the
AFSA
20 May 2020 08:37
Astana Financial Services Authority, National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan and Agency for Regulation and Development of the Financial Market of the Republic of Kazakhstan had signed the Agreement on Exchange of Information
AFSA, NBK and ARDFM had signed the Agreement on Exchange of Information
AFSA
05 May 2020 14:29
AFSA discusses regulation requirements with insurance business of AIFC
Regulation plays a critical role in creating an enabling environment for financial service providers whilst ensuring the interest of clients are protected for financial products like insurance business.In recognizing the importance of effective
AFSA
28 April 2020 12:06
AFSA announces Lists of predicate offences and typology research reports for better understanding the money laundering and terrorist financing threats by relevant AIFC Participants
AFSA as a supervisory authority is committed to maintaining a regime that acts as a significant deterrent to any criminal elements, including money launderers and persons wishing to assist, in any way, acts of terrorism. The AFSA administers and enforces
AFSA
20 April 2020 00:00
AFSA introduced financial market support measures in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic
AFSA, the regulator of the Astana International Financial Centre, introduced a number of targeted measures to support AIFC participants, ensure market integrity and financial stability. These measures are designed to alleviate the negative impact on
AFSA
15 April 2020 15:44
AFSA grants relief measures to regulated firms to support its financial community
During this challenging period of COVID-19 pandemic, the Astana Financial Services Authority (AFSA) remains focused on its regulatory objectives to foster financial stability, promote market integrity, protect consumers and support financial markets in
AFSA
03 April 2020 13:14
Law and consulting firms attended AFSA’s second training session on registration and authorization processes
Law and consulting firms attended AFSA’s second training session on registration and authorization processes
AFSA
02 March 2020 00:00
AFSA Note on Recognized Non-AIFC Members
Note on Recognized Non-AIFC Members
AFSA
24 February 2020 00:00
AFSA holds a training session for law and consulting firms
24 February 2020 - Astana Financial Services Authority has hosted its first outreach session for regulated ancillary service provider (ASP) firms. Training session for law and consulting firms about registration and authorisation processes was attended
AFSA
21 February 2020 14:27
Briefing Note on Transfer of Incorporation under AIFC Acts
In light of recent case of redomiciliation of firms from foreign jurisdictions to the Astana International Financial Centre the AFSA publishes a Briefing Note, prepared by law firm Kinstellar "Transfer of Incorporation under the AIFC acts: practical
AFSA
28 January 2020 09:51
Astana Financial Services Authority and Central Bank of United Arab Emirates sign Memorandum of Understanding to enhance bilateral cooperation
The Astana Financial Services Authority ( AFSA ) and the Central Bank of United Arab Emirates ( CB UAE ) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding ( MoU ). The MoU was effected in Abu Dhabi on margins of official visit of the President of the
AFSA
25 December 2019 00:00
The Astana Financial Services Authority licensed Captive Insurer firm, setting a precedence for Kazakhstani companies to transfer operations and capital to Kazakhstan
The Astana Financial Services Authority (AFSA) issued a license to the Kazakhstan Energy Reinsurance Company Ltd. (KERC) to carry on the Regulated Activities of Effecting Contracts of Insurance and Carrying on Contracts of Insurance as a captive insurer.
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