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Italian Ministry Launches a Public Consultation on FinTech Sandbox

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The FinTech sandbox would aim to foster innovation in the financial, credit, and insurance sectors. The Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance has launched a public consultation on a draft ministerial decree (Draft Decree)...more

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Key Takeaways from ESMA’s recent MiFID Transparency Consultation Papers

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ESMA’s consultation papers on MiFID non-equities SI and equities transparency regimes propose important changes. Key Points: ..ESMA’s recent consultation papers on the MiFID transparency regime raise queries and make...more

Bennett Jones LLP

Federal Court of Appeal Dismisses Challenge to GIC Approval of Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project

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Canada's duty to consult with Indigenous peoples does not guarantee outcomes, the Federal Court of Appeal (FCA or Court) confirmed in Coldwater First Nation v Canada (Attorney General), 2020 FCA 34 [Coldwater]....more

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Review of Artificial Intelligence May Result in Significant Changes to PIPEDA

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Foreshadowing potential significant changes to the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA), the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) is currently seeking input from...more

Shearman & Sterling LLP

UK Prudential Regulator Publishes Policy Statement on Changes to Pillar 2 Capital Requirements

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The U.K. Prudential Regulation Authority has published a Policy Statement following its consultation last year on changes to the Pillar 2 capital requirements for banks and large investment firms. The amendments will apply...more

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New Proponent Guide to First Nations and Métis Settlements Consultation Released by Alberta Government

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In December 2019, the Government of Alberta (GoA) updated The Government of Alberta's Proponent Guide to First Nations and Métis Settlements Consultation Procedures (the "2019 Guide"), which took effect on January 2, 2020....more

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Italy consults on FinTech sandbox

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The Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance has launched a consultation on a Draft Decree on the criteria to test FinTech initiatives in a sandbox environment and to establish a FinTech Committee. The criteria include the...more

Latham & Watkins LLP

Crypto Coming of Age: UK Regulation Hits Cryptoasset Business

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New regulatory requirements, including registration and customer disclosure requirements, apply to regulated and unregulated persons carrying on relevant cryptoasset business. On 20 December 2019, the UK government published...more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

The Year Ahead in EU Merger Control: Five Key Trends to Watch

The dawn of a new year provides a great opportunity to take stock of where EU merger control might go in the next year. In this blog, we outline what we consider to be five key trends to watch out for in EU merger control in...more

Shearman & Sterling LLP

International Organization of Securities Commissions Consults on Combating Conduct Risks in Debt Capital Raising

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The International Organization of Securities Commissions has launched a consultation on methods of addressing potential conflicts of interest and other conduct risks that arise from market intermediaries’ participation in the...more

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European Securities and Markets Authority Launches Consultation on Credit Ratings Agencies’ Internal Control Functions

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The European Securities and Markets Authority has launched a consultation on its proposed guidelines setting out the criteria that Credit Ratings Agencies should have in place to demonstrate that their internal control...more

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UK Conduct Regulator to be Appointed as Supervisor of UK Cryptoasset Businesses

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The U.K. Financial Conduct Authority will be appointed as the supervisor of U.K. cryptoasset businesses under the Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017 as a...more

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European Banking Authority Publishes Consultation on Draft MREL and TLAC Disclosure and Reporting Standards

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The European Banking Authority has published a consultation paper on its draft Implementing Technical Standards for supervisory reporting and public disclosure of minimum requirements for own funds and eligible liabilities...more

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European Banking Authority Launches Consultation on Specific Supervisory Reporting Requirements for Market Risk

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The European Banking Authority has launched a consultation on its proposed draft Implementing Technical Standards on specific supervisory reporting requirements for market risk. “Market risk” relates to the risk of losses...more

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SGX-ST Consultation on Proposed Removal of the Minimum Trading Price Framework

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The Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (SGX-ST) issued a consultation paper on 28 November 2019 to consult on the proposed removal of the minimum trading price framework (MTP Framework)....more

Bennett Jones LLP

ACO Authority Confirmed—Duty to Consult Not Triggered by Taking Up Any Lands

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In a decision released on October 22, 2019, the Alberta Court of Appeal addressed two questions raised by the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation (ACFN) in an appeal of a judicial review of an Aboriginal Consultation Office...more

Latham & Watkins LLP

FCA Consults on SMCR for Benchmark Administrators

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The FCA has published a Consultation Paper that sets out proposed rules for the SMCR for benchmark administrators. Key Points: ..The SMCR for benchmark administrators (that perform no other regulated activities) will...more

FTI Consulting

Forensic Litigation Consulting: Digital Footprints And Forensic Investigations

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Ever-increasing reliance on technology, in all its forms, is both good news and bad news for fraud investigators. The exponential growth in the digital footprint created by an individual navigating life presents an ocean of...more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

UK energy storage – making the planning process easier

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The UK’s energy storage industry is making huge strides – and the regulatory regime is having to catch up fast. This blog explores the latest proposals from the UK Government as to how energy storage schemes can be consented...more

Shearman & Sterling LLP

European Securities and Markets Authority Consults on Alignment of EU Trading and Clearing Obligations

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The European Securities and Markets Authority has published a consultation paper on aligning the trading obligation under the Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation with the recent changes made to the clearing obligation...more

Latham & Watkins LLP

Review of the EU Benchmarks Regulation

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European Commission review will inform potential future legislative change. Key Points: ..The European Commission is seeking views on various aspects of the regime, and asking for feedback on areas in which improvements...more

Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP

Taxing the digital economy - The ABCs of the secretariat proposal for a “unified approach under pillar one”

On 9 October 2019, the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) published its latest public consultation paper in relation to its proposals to address the challenges of taxing the digital economy,...more

Latham & Watkins LLP

Bank of England Seeks Further Feedback on Migration to Standard Payments Messaging

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The BoE is seeking feedback on the Introductory Phase of the ISO 20022 migration, that will create a common language for payments data globally. In 2018, the Bank of England (BoE) consulted on the adoption of ISO 20022 — a...more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

ESMA consults on MAR

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ESMA has published a consultation paper seeking views on various provisions of the Market Abuse Regulation (MAR).  These include revisions to the protections created by the market soundings regime, an assessment of the...more

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Services Delay New Consultation Regulations

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On August 27, 2019, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Marine Fisheries Service (Services) announced the finalization of regulations governing implementation of various aspects of the Endangered Species Act...more

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Privacy Officer
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