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Cross-Border Transactions Compliance

MiFID II, Research and Extraterritoriality: The SEC, European Commission and FCA Solution

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

On October 26, 2017, the US Securities and Exchange Commission, European Commission and the UK Financial Conduct Authority released, in a coordinated manner, a series of significant orders and guidance to address some of the...more

China’s ‘One Belt, One Road’ Initiative Creates Opportunities and Regulatory Challenges

In a time of shifting opinions on the benefits of globalization, China’s “One Belt, One Road” initiative (OBOR) offers an unexpected bright spot for multinational companies able and willing to participate in this...more

Reminder: Certain U.S. Reporting and Compliance Obligations for Investment Advisers and Funds

by Dechert LLP on

The U.S. federal securities laws and the rules of U.S. self-regulatory organizations (such as the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) impose certain reporting and compliance obligations on investment advisers and funds....more

CFTC Cross-Border Regulatory Update: New Proposal on Cross-Border Swap Transactions and Other Developments

by Reed Smith on

On October 11, 2016, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) unanimously approved a proposed rule on the Cross-Border Application of the Registration Thresholds and External Business Conduct Standards Applicable to...more

[Webinar] Practical Guidance for U.S. Companies Expanding into Europe Through Commercial Arrangements - April 6th, 9am PST, 11am...

by Seyfarth Shaw LLP on

Please join us for a discussion focused on providing practical guidance to U.S. multi-national companies looking to grow their businesses in the European market. Panelists will consider various types of commercial...more

FinCEN Seeks to Add Investment Advisers to BSA/AML Regulation

Why it matters - More than 12 years after initially proposing to extend the Bank Secrecy Act's anti-money laundering compliance programs and recordkeeping and reporting requirements to investment advisers, the Financial...more

Dodd-Frank at 4: Where do we go from here?

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

Where do we go from here? As we mark another milestone in regulatory reform with the fourth anniversary of the enactment of the Dodd-Frank Act, it strikes us that although most studies required to be undertaken by the Act...more

CFTC Issues Proposed Rules Regarding the Cross-Border Application of its Uncleared Swaps Margin Requirements

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

On June 29, 2015, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) issued proposed rules (“Proposed Rules”) regarding the cross-border application of its proposed uncleared swaps margin rules issued last October. The...more

Introduction of New Corporate Governance Code

by K&L Gates LLP on

On June 1, 2015, a new Corporate Governance Code (Code) came into effect for companies listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE). The Code is part of the Japanese government’s efforts to reform certain long-standing corporate...more

The Financial Report - Volume 4, No. 9 • May 2015 (Global)

by DLA Piper on

Discussion and Analysis - Securities and investment advisory services offered through . . . That phrase is ubiquitous among small and “independent” financial services firms, regularly appearing in 6-point or...more

2015 Hot Topics for Multinational Companies

by Littler on

As we enter the New Year, Littler's international practice has identified a number of key employment and labor law issues for multinational companies (MNCs). The past year has brought to the fore some challenging issues...more

Global Investigations: Reading The Signals

by White & Case LLP on

As the global economy recovers, how will regulators respond? Experts provide perspectives on trends in regulatory and corporate investigations. Global trends in regulation - In the wake of the financial crisis,...more

FinCEN's Busy August Yields Noteworthy Anti-Money Laundering Developments

by Holland & Knight LLP on

August was a busy month for the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN). Among other initiatives, FinCEN issued its long-awaited proposed regulations on customer due diligence (CDD)...more

Financial Services Bulletin: Action at the SEC

by Perkins Coie on

On Wednesday, June 25, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") issued new rules and guidance regarding cross-border security-based swap activities for market participants. The SEC issued the new rules as part...more

CFTC Issues Final Guidance and Accompanying Exemptive Order on Cross-Border Application of Certain Swap Regulations

At a public meeting on July 12, 2013, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC or Commission) adopted final guidance on how Dodd-Frank Act requirements will apply to cross-border swap activities (Guidance). In...more

Orrick's Financial Industry Week in Review - July 22, 2013

SEC and EU Supervisory Cooperation for Asset Management Industry - On July 19, the SEC announced that it signed various memoranda of understanding with the financial regulators of 25 member states of the EU and 3...more

CFTC Adopts Final Cross Border Swaps Guidance

by Ropes & Gray LLP on

On Friday, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the “CFTC”) adopted final guidance regarding the cross border application of the new derivatives requirements under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer...more

SEC Proposed Rules and Interpretive Guidance for Cross-Border Security-Based Swap Activities

by White & Case LLP on

Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ("Dodd-Frank Act") (enacted July 21, 2010) generally became effective on July 16, 2011. Since then, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") has...more

Inside M&A - Winter 2013

by McDermott Will & Emery on

In This Issue: - FCPA Due Diligence is Critical to Avoid Successor Liability in Cross-Border Transactions - China’s Merger Control Rules...more

"CFTC Issues Final Exemptive Order on Cross-Border Application of Certain Swap Regulations"

Swaps trade in a global market. Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act amended the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA) to impose a panoply of regulation on the swaps market mostly through regulations adopted by the Commodity Futures...more

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