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Financial institutions general regulatory news, August 2021

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Draft Markets in Financial Instruments, Benchmarks and Financial Promotions (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2021 HM Treasury has published a draft version of the Markets in Financial Instruments, Benchmarks and Financial...more

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FCA Consults on Post-Brexit Changes to PRIIPS Regulation

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UK rules will diverge from the much-criticised EU framework. On 20 July 2021, the FCA published a Consultation Paper (CP21/23) on amending the UK PRIIPs Regulation. The FCA has long held concerns about the PRIIPs...more

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Are you a foreign money services business?

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On July 10, 2019, amendments were made to the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act (PCMLTFA) and regulations to clarify and strengthen the obligations of Foreign Money Services Businesses (FMSBs). ...more

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Luxembourg is modernising its securitisation law

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The Luxembourg law on securitisation dated 22 March 2004 (the “Securitisation Law”) has been tremendously successful in providing a flexible and secure framework for Luxembourg securitisation vehicles (“SVs”), attracting a...more

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Canadian securities regulators adopt new non-GAAP financial disclosure requirements for Canadian public companies

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On May 27, 2021, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published National Instrument 52-112 - Non-GAAP and Other Financial Measures Disclosure (NI 52-112) and related companion policy, which raises the standard of...more

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OSFI seeks consultation on crypto asset exposures treatment

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There has been a rapid increase in the number and types of crypto assets in recent years with the estimated market capitalization hitting all-time highs while attracting both institutional and retail investors. Although the...more

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New Executive Order Carries Forward, Expands Chinese Military Company Sanctions

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The new executive order continues the policy of prohibiting US persons’ transactions in the publicly traded securities of select Chinese companies, but expands the scope to include both Chinese companies that operate or have...more

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Financial institutions general regulatory news, June 2021

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SMCR: PRA PS11/21 and FCA Handbook Notice 88 on temporary, long-term absences - The UK Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) has published a policy statement, PS11/21, which confirms its final policy relating to temporary,...more

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Mexico's Bill to Strengthen Electronic Financial Transactions Nears Approval

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The Mexican Senate voted on May 6, 2021, to approve a bill to reform various provisions of the General of Negotiable Instruments and Credit Transactions (Ley General de Títulos y Operaciones de Crédito or LGTOC), the Federal...more

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Promoting Foreign Asset Managers’ Entry into the Japanese Market: Amendments to FIEA

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The Financial Services Agency of Japan (FSA) recently submitted a bill to the National Diet of Japan including certain amendments to finance-related laws for purposes of strengthening Japan’s financial system and financial...more

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New Regulatory Guidance Requires Immediate Attention from Crypto Trading Platforms

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Newly-released regulatory guidelines give crypto asset trading platforms (CTPs) operating in Ontario just a few weeks—until April 19, 2021—to contact the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) to discuss how to ensure compliance...more

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Banking and finance regulatory news, March 2021 # 5

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Depositor protection identity verification: PRA PS4/21 - Following its consultation in CP3/21, the UK Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) has published a policy statement, PS4/21, on depositor protection identity...more

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Compliance code cracker – dark pools and the double volume cap mechanism

Trading in dark pools reduces transaction costs, according to an occasional paper published by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the UK's markets regulator. The paper found that decisions to trade on venues with lower...more

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Restructuring listed debt – navigating the information barrier - European Leveraged Finance Client Alert Series: March 2021

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In this article, the authors explore certain key issues creditors and debtors face when restructuring listed debt (referred herein as "bonds"). There are administrative problems that can arise when dealing with a large number...more

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Trending in Tech: Tax-Exempt Vehicles for Open Source Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Development

A recent trend in the blockchain business, and particularly among cryptocurrency companies, is to seek tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (the Code). Brink Technology, Inc., a Bitcoin...more

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Dentons DCM Quick Guides - Practical summaries of 2021 Hot Topics in Debt Capital Markets, condensed to be digested alongside your...

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What are they? Sustainability-linked bonds (SLBs) are a form of ESG-responsible bond issuance, in which the financial and/or structural features of the bond vary depending on the achievement of (and/or failure to achieve)...more

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Kazakhstan widens support for major investors with a new legal instrument, the “Investment Agreement”

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At the beginning of this year, a number of codes and laws were amended due to the introduction of a new investor support instrument: the Investment Agreement....more

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Japan's Financial Services Agency to Introduce New Exemption for Foreign Fund Managers

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The Working Group Committee of Japan's Financial Services Agency has recommended a new exemption system for fund managers who manage overseas investors' funds, with fewer restrictions on eligible investors. On December 23,...more

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Visa’s services are exempt from GST/HST: The Federal Court of Appeal rules in favor of CIBC

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Introduction - On January 22, 2021, the Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) overturned the decision rendered by the Tax Court of Canada (TCC) in Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce v. The Queen (Decision under Appeal) and...more

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Ukraine Banking and Finance Regulatory Newsletter

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Welcome to the Ukraine Banking & Finance Regulatory Newsletter, which gives you a selection of key developments in the Ukraine financial market during the last year, including further reforms, currency liberalizations and new...more

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Shift to Open Account Trade Highlights Evolving Risks in the Maritime Sector

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In recent years, importers, exporters, and their financial institutions have shifted away from traditional, document-based trade finance instruments and toward non-documentary, “open account” settlement through clean wire...more

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Legge di Bilancio 2021: ulteriore proroga per la rideterminazione dei valori di terreni e partecipazioni

Con la legge di Bilancio 2021, il legislatore ha prorogato anche per il 2021 la possibilità di rideterminare il valore di acquisto dei terreni e delle partecipazioni non negoziate nei mercati regolamentati. Si tratta della...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

New Executive Order Restricts U.S. Persons from Trading in Publicly Traded Securities and Derivatives of Certain “Communist...

Key Points - On November 12, 2020, President Trump issued a new EO prohibiting U.S. persons from engaging in transactions in publicly traded securities of certain CCMCs, or any securities that are derivative of, or are...more

Michael Volkov

BitMEX Trading Exchange Earns Criminal and Civil Prosecution for AML Violations

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We all have been following the rapid growth of cryptocurrency and the creation of lucrative trading platforms.  Cryptocurrency has earned the scrutiny of regulators and criminal prosecutors – not for run-of-the-mill fraud...more

Hogan Lovells

Funds and asset management regulatory news, December 2020 # 2

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MMF Regulation: ESMA updates reporting instructions - The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has announced that it has updated its validation rules regarding the EU Regulation on money market funds (MMF...more

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