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Shearman & Sterling LLP

UK Regulators Finalize Resolvability Assessment Framework for Banks

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Following their consultation earlier this year, the Bank of England and the Prudential Regulation Authority have finalized the new Resolvability Assessment Framework. The Framework comprises: (i) the BoE's approach to...more

Carlton Fields

Regulating Privacy on the Blockchain Starts With Understanding the Meaning of “Personal Data”

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A commonality among recent data privacy regulations (including the EU’s GDPR, California’s CCPA, and Brazil’s LGPD) is that only the storage and transmittal of “personal data” is regulated. These new regulatory frameworks...more

Hodgson Russ LLP

New York State Legislators Approve Modified Hemp Bill

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With seemingly all the pieces in place—approval of the New York State Department of Health, backing of the Governor, popular support, and liberal control of the State Legislature—2019 appeared to be the year that legal...more

Hogan Lovells

U.S. Sanctions regulator outlines expectations for Global Sanctions Compliance: impact on Private Equity

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On 2 May 2019, the U.S. Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC"), the agency responsible for enforcing economic sanctions, published "A Framework for OFAC Compliance Commitments" (the "Framework") which outlines...more

Ballard Spahr LLP

Letter sent to lawmakers urging Congress to pass legislation creating a legal framework for income share agreements

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A group of 20 education organizations and individuals have sent a letter to the leaders of the House Financial Services Committee and Senate Finance Committee urging Congress to pass legislation that would provide a legal...more

Hogan Lovells

Foreign Investment Control on the Rise – New List of EU Member States’ FDI Screening Mechanisms

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Foreign direct investment (“FDI”) screenings have become a relevant factor for global transactions in recent years. More and more jurisdictions are introducing or ramping up their powers for scrutinising FDI, which parties to...more

Hogan Lovells

The European Commission releases an updated Borderline Manual for medical devices

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The European Commission has updated the Manual on borderline and classification in the community regulatory framework for medical devices (Borderline Manual). The Borderline Manual is intended to assist manufacturers in...more

Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

SEC proposes revised rules for cross-border security-based swaps transactions

The proposals are intended to improve the regulatory framework by addressing implementation issues and efficiency concerns of security-based swaps administered by the SEC with the regulatory regime governing swaps from the...more

Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

International Capital Standard, Holistic Framework, Cyber Insurance Highlight NAIC International Insurance Forum in D.C

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On May 13-14, 2019, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) hosted its annual International Insurance Forum in Washington, D.C. Highlights of the event included remarks from U.S. Department of the Treasury...more

Hogan Lovells

Top-down or bottom-up? "Comply or explain" for worker-directors in the UK

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Premium-listed companies have been put under pressure to make their boards representative of their employees by the revised UK Corporate Governance Code. ...more

Hogan Lovells

Italy prepared transitional measures to ensure continuity for markets

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On 24 January, the Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance published a press release informing of having prepared, in full cooperation with the supervisory authorities and after having heard trade associations, the necessary...more

Hogan Lovells

No-deal Brexit: new publications from HM Treasury and the FCA

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HM Treasury published guidance on 8 January 2019 for financial services institutions in a no-deal Brexit situation, updating HM Treasury’s 23 August 2018 technical notice on the financial services regulatory framework in the...more

Hogan Lovells

FDA wants to hear from you: Proposed framework for regulating output of digital health tools accompanying prescription drugs as...

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On 20 November the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published a request for comments on a proposed framework for regulating the output of digital health applications disseminated by or on behalf of drug manufacturers with...more

Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

France Set to Enact the First Regulatory Framework for Crypto-asset Intermediaries

After allowing registration and transfer of unlisted securities through distributed ledgers in 2017 and drafting legislation for initial coin offerings (ICOs) earlier this year, France is contemplating the introduction of a...more

Thomas Fox

From SAI Global-A Strategic Culture Framework to Manage Risk

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SAI Global has released a white paper entitled “Predicting Risk: A Strategic Culture Framework for the C-Suite” (the “White Paper”). I recently visited with the White Paper’s author, Caterina Bulgarella, who is a culture...more

Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider

Financial Conduct Authority Warns Banking Industry of ICOs and Cryptocurrency

Writing a “Dear CEO” letter to banking executives, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) warned executives on June 11, 2018, to perform enhanced due diligence on clients who use or trade cryptocurrency for business...more

Hogan Lovells

Proposed Deposit Insurance Scheme to protect South African depositors

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Although South Africa has a relatively strong banking sector which is well regulated, numerous banks have failed in the last three decades. Recent failures have again brought the subject of deposit insurance into the...more

Bennett Jones LLP

Positive Action: A New Framework on the Recognition and Implementation of Rights

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On February 14, 2018, the federal government announced a new framework, including new legislation, to recognize and implement Indigenous rights (the “Framework”) in support of its commitment towards reconciliation with...more

Morgan Lewis

EPA Releases “Sue And Settle” Policy Directive

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The directive establishes a new procedural framework for the settlement of litigation intended to effect regulatory changes. US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt issued an Agency-wide...more

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Gare d'ambito per l’assegnazione delle concessioni reti gas

Il 13 luglio u.s. abbiamo organizzato, in collaborazione con il Consorzio Concessioni Reti Gas, un workshop che ha avuto come obiettivo non solo quello di favorire un incontro-dibattito tra i player del mercato rilevante, ma...more

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Tenders for Assignment of Gas Distribution Concessions

Last July we organized, jointly with the Consorzio Concessioni Reti Gas, a workshop aimed at promoting a conversation between the relevant market players taking stock of the situation of future legislative evolutions in the...more

Hogan Lovells

Cold calls in hot water: Hong Kong consultation paper on P2P telemarketing

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Businesses may often use peer-to-peer ("P2P") telemarketing calls involving interpersonal communication to promote goods and services directly to customers. While such calls may be effective in some cases, they appear to be...more

Hogan Lovells

Spanish Natural Gas Organized Wholesale Market: Completion of Regulatory Framework

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The regulatory framework governing the Spanish natural gas organized wholesale market was approved in 2015 and completed in 2016. The start of operations occurred on 16 December 2015, when the market operator created an...more

Latham & Watkins LLP

Ignore Investment Structuring at your Peril

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In a recent challenge to an arbitral award under section 67 of the Arbitration Act 1996 (the Act), the High Court in Ruby Roz Agricol LLP v Republic of Kazakhstan, confirmed that the tribunal had correctly declined...more

Thomas Fox

LRN Compliance Program Effectiveness Report: Part III

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This week I have been considering the LRN Corporation’s 2016 Ethics and Compliance Program Effectiveness Report (LRN Report) by outlining some of its general findings. Today, I want to conclude by using the Report as a road...more

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