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The ESAs launch a "Call for Evidence" on Greenwashing practices in Europe

Concurrently to the growth of ESG-focused investments and sustainability disclosure regulations in the European market, the risk of greenwashing…

22 November 2022

Three Crypto firsts for the English courts: the imposition of a constructive trust between a crypto exchange and a victim of crypto fraud, an order for delivery up of Bitcoin, and summary judgment served by NFT airdrop

The recent judgment handed down in Jones v Persons Unknown [2022] EWHC 2543 (Comm) shows the English courts' continued willingness to push the…

22 November 2022

Banking Regulators Testify on Economic and Regulatory Developments

In separate hearings (see here and here), the Senate Banking Committee and the House Financial Services Committee heard testimony on economic and…

21 November 2022

Singapore High Court recognises NFTs as a form of property

On 21 October 2022, the Singapore High Court published the grounds for its decision in Janesh s/o Rajkumar v Unknown Person (“CHEFPIERRE”) [2002]…

21 November 2022

Turkey: Draft Circular on Authentication and Transaction Security in Electronic Banking Services Opened For Consultation

The Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency ("BRSA") opened Draft Circular No. 2022/2 on the Criteria for Authentication and…

17 November 2022

The UK's future regulatory framework

Following the UK's Treasury Department response to its final consultation on its review of the UK regulatory framework (the Review), its proposals…

17 November 2022

The UK's proposed small banks' prudential regime

The PRA's first consultation on its proposed simplified regime for smaller non-systemic banks and building societies (the Small Banks Regime)…

17 November 2022

APRA cautions banks against 'complacency' on risk

APRA has released insights from the risk culture survey conducted with the employees of 18 ADIs at the end of 2021. The survey provides a point in…

15 November 2022

From Basel (III) to Brussels: no direct train service for securitisation capital requirements

The EU has surged ahead of the UK and the US in implementing the Basel III standards. The EU Banking Package has been reviewed by the Council of the…

11 November 2022

Disclosure: UK Publishes Disclosure Framework for Transition Plans

The UK’s Transition Plan Taskforce (TPT) has announced the publication of a “gold standard” Disclosure Framework and Implementation Guidance for how…

11 November 2022

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