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New rules on advertisements for virtual currencies in Belgium

Reforms coming into force in May will provide a new legal framework for cryptocurrency ads to protect Belgian consumers The Belgian Financial…

21 March 2023

The key elements of the new Spanish Securities Markets Law

The new Law approved systematizes and reorganizes the Spanish securities market regulation, adapts it to the recent provisions in several European…

21 March 2023

Pivotal overhaul of China's financial supervision framework

China's State Council submitted a proposal to China's National People's Congress, for deliberation. This proposal aims to restructure China's financial supervisory apparatus, which would be the first major overhaul of financial supervision in years. The first session of the 14th National People's Congress recently approved this proposal, and this article briefly summarises some key changes and predicts the likely impact on the financial market.

21 March 2023

Summary of BaFin Q&A re EU Regulation on sustainability‐related disclosures in financial services sector

The German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) recently released a Q&A regarding Regulation (EU) 2019/2088 of the European Parliament and…

21 March 2023

Cozen Currents: Banking on a Crisis

This past weekend’s fast-moving banking crisis was an abrupt reminder that the era of easy money is over. While regulators were able to avoid broader…

14 March 2023

Marketing of Cryptoassets Pushed Up on UK Financial Regulator’s Agenda

In a recent statement, the UK’s financial regulator - the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) - made it clear that businesses marketing certain…

13 March 2023

Bank of England Resolves Silicon Valley Bank UK Through Sale to HSBC

The Bank of England (BoE) has announced that Silicon Valley Bank UK Limited (SVB UK) will be sold to HSBC UK Bank Plc (HSBC). This is being carried…

13 March 2023

Egypt: New regulations on payment cards tokenization on electronic devices applications

The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) recently published regulations pertaining to payment cards tokenization on electronic devices applications…

13 March 2023

Silicon Valley Bank UK Limited - Sale to HSBC UK Regulatory Considerations

On Monday March 13, 2023, the Bank of England announced that Silicon Valley Bank UK Limited has been sold to HSBC UK Bank Plc. The situation remains…

13 March 2023

Implementation of the DLT pilot regime in Luxembourg - Blockchain law III

On 9 March 2023, bill of law 8055 laying down rules for the application of Regulation (EU) 2022/858 on a pilot regime for Market Infrastructures…

13 March 2023

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