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FSB releases consultative report addressing regulation, supervision and oversight of crypto-asset activities and markets

The Financial Stability Board, as mandated by the G20, has scrutinised the regulatory and supervisory risks raised by crypto-asset activities and…

10 November 2022

Finance Sector Pressed for Credible Transition Plans

The World Leaders Summit is now over. The rest of the COP27 proceedings are based around days themed on key negotiation topics, starting with finance…

10 November 2022

Canada: Regulatory developments in crypto from CSA to OSFI

The Canadian landscape for cryptoassets continues to mature against the backdrop of evolving securities and banking regulatory requirements, among…

09 November 2022

Show me the money! Europe’s Instant Payments Proposal

The Commission’s proposal is intended to make instant payments universal, affordable and secure. In particular, “instant” is intended to mean “a…

08 November 2022

Combatting ‘Greenwashing’: New Proposals from the UK Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”)

The FCA has recently published a Consultation Paper (CP22/20) aimed at addressing its "growing concerns that firms may be making exaggerated…

08 November 2022

Greenwashing regulations by the FCA

With an increased awareness of and drive towards environmental sustainability, it was inevitable that customer demand would lead to the highly…

07 November 2022

First enforcement action against a DAO dismisses belief that the DAO structure is regulation-proof

The first enforcement action has been brought against a decentralised autonomous organisation. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission filed a…

07 November 2022

SIFMA Says Financial Institutions Can Manage Misuse of Digital Assets

In response to a Treasury request for comment on the use of digital assets in illicit finance activities, SIFMA asserted that traditional financial…

07 November 2022

New Zealand: Conduct of financial institutions regime

On 29 June 2022, the Financial Markets (Conduct of Institutions) Amendment Act 2022 (the Act) attained Royal Assent. The Act is expected to fully…

07 November 2022

Israel: New Regulations Exempt Credit and Financial Service Providers from License Requirement

To make it easier for fintech companies to operate in Israel, the Knesset Finance Committee has passed regulations to exempt several types of credit…

06 November 2022

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