Beyond COVID-19: Crisis response or road to recovery?
Crisis response or road to recovery?
On June 21, the Financial Action Task Force announced that it had adopted an interpretive note to its recommendation on new technologies to further clarify the applicability of the recommendations to virtual asset activities. It also issued guidance to assist countries and businesses on their AML/CFT obligations regarding virtual asset activities. In her International Banking column, Kathleen Scott discusses some of the major points of the new interpretive note and guidance.
As the global aviation industry looks towards post-pandemic recovery and less turbulent skies, it is the topic of decarbonisation that is increasingly top of everyone’s agenda. There have been a number of eye-catching announcements around the world in recent weeks, from United Airlines announcing its intention to purchase 100 electric aircraft, an increased focus on the use of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) from several airlines, and Korean Air utilising the green bond markets.
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