Weekly Roundup: US Officials Mull AML Rules for Investment Advisers, Cryptocurrency Remains Top US Enforcement Priority, and More

U.S. authorities are once again considering imposing anti-money laundering requirements on investment advisers amid fears that Russian kleptocrats could use the sector to circumvent sanctions, The Wall Street Journal reported. More The cryptocurrency sector will remain a top enforcement priority for both the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and U.S. Justice Department, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing comments made by government officials at an industry conference. More Banco Popular de Puerto Rico has agreed to pay $256,000 to the U.S. Treasury Department after apparently violating sanctions by handling 337 transactions for two Venezuelan officials. More The U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance...