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This morning, the EU published further sanctions to increase the pressure on Russia for its involvement in the Ukraine. The new measures add to the already complex restrictions in place and should be carefully considered....more
FINCEN PROPOSES CUSTOMER DUE DILIGENCE RULE -
On July 30, FinCEN released a proposed rule that would amend BSA regulations to clarify and add customer due diligence (CDD) obligations for banks and other financial...more
The fourth anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Act has prompted renewed discussion over the effectiveness of the legislation. Legislators continue their debate over the Financial Stability Oversight Committee and the Volcker Rule....more
Bank of England Launches New Framework to Test for Cyber Vulnerabilities -
On June 10, the Bank of England launched a new framework to help identify areas where the financial sector could be vulnerable to sophisticated...more
Welcome to the May 2014 edition of Red Notice, a publication of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP.
This month, on the anticorruption front, Avon Products, Inc. (“Avon”) agrees to pay USD $135 million to settle a...more
In This Issue:
- Worn on the Sleeve
- Log In
- Critical Mass
- First Mover
- Excerpt from Worn on the Sleeve:
Currently estimated at $1.6...more
In This Issue:
- Decision in Wyndham Case Provides FTC With Significant Victory
- SEC Announces Cybersecurity Initiative
- Heartbleed Bug Generates Significant Security Concerns
- FTC and DOJ Announce Policy...more
The “cloud” is a current focus for investors. There is cloud computing, cloud storage and new firms with cloud services. And the Commission discovered a “cloud” investment program that promised a 100% return in 100 days and...more
In This Issue:
- EU Parliament Cements Position on Privacy Protection Reform
- EU Parliament Passes Cybersecurity Directive
- SEC Holds Roundtable on Cybersecurity
- EU and APEC Introduce Guide for...more
Publication of 2014 ISDA Credit Derivatives Definitions -
On February 21, the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. announced the publication of the 2014 ISDA Credit Derivatives Definitions, which...more
In an article, entitled “GSK China probe flags up wider worries”, in the Wednesday edition of the Financial Times (FT) reporters Andrew Jack and Patti Waldmeir discussed the ongoing bribery and corruption scandal involving...more
Hong Kong introduces a new electronic trading regulatory regime with effect from 1 January 2014, when all licensed and registered persons in Hong Kong that conduct electronic trading of securities and futures contracts listed...more
Recent developments, including a barrage of cyber-attacks and revelations related to state-sponsored monitoring of electronic systems, have resulted in heightened interest by businesses and regulators about cybersecurity. The...more
Ambitious Chinese start-ups in need of funding are advised to look to the US, where venture capital firms are increasingly willing to make investments.
China is increasingly a centre of innovation, driven by...more
On 8 August 2013, the Court of Appeal issued its ruling in the case of Microsoft Corporation v Vadem Ltd . The judgment at first blush appears quite definitive, that “BVI law does not permit double derivative...more
Today is the 82nd anniversary of the reporting to Alcatraz Prison of one of its most memorable residents; Al Capone. Capone was sent to prison for income tax evasion; in other words, it was a books and records violation,...more
For background information on bullion trading, see the Q&A at the bottom of this alert.
Singapore’s growth as a global commodity trading hub continues, with recent developments affecting the city’s role in the precious...more
Privacy goofs, gaffes and tidbits for the last Monday in July —
NSA Surveillance Causes More Grief –Germany Calls for a Stop to Safe Harbor: Time for Binding Corporate Rules?
According to news sources the...more
The GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK) matter continues to resonate across the compliance world. ...more
Over the past 10 months, Grant Thornton and DLA Piper have launched a successful life sciences boardroom lunch series. Events have been held in Melbourne and Perth, and Sydney is about to be added to the roster.
In recent months, federal and state governments have taken an increasingly active role in reviewing cybersecurity issues within the private sector. There has been a flurry of activity as different government bodies discuss...more
Monsanto Co. made news, and some new enemies, recently when it was discovered that the company’s experimental genetically modified wheat – planted in several states between 1998 and 2005 – was found to have escaped...more
On 22 April 2013, the Council of the European Union (the “Council”) adopted a regulation on online dispute resolution (“ODR”) and a directive on alternative dispute resolution (“ADR”). Tonio Borg, the EU's Commissioner for...more
In a Wall Street Journal (WSJ) article by Chris Matthews, Joe Palazzolo and Shira Ovide, entitled “U.S. Probes Microsoft Bribery Allegations”, they reported that the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Securities and Exchange...more
Following the announcement last September that the government was encouraging the London Stock Exchange ("LSE") to relax its rules for tech companies, the LSE last week formally announced its plans for a new High Growth...more
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