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Canadian Securities Regulators are using Enforcement Remedies Against Cryptocurrency Platforms

Canadian securities regulators continue to use a combination of enforced regulation and enforcement remedies to control the activities of crypto…

21 March 2022

The United States Adopts a Federal LIBOR Transition Solution

With the inclusion of the Adjustable Interest Rate (LIBOR) Act (the “LIBOR Act”) as Division U of H.R. 2471, Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2022…

17 March 2022

Regulation by Definition: CFPB Broadens Definition of “Unfairness” to Rein in Discrimination

In a significant move, the CFPB announced on March 16 a revision to its supervisory operations to address discrimination outside of the traditional…

17 March 2022

Congressional and Federal Agency Action Following Executive Order on Digital Assets Policy and Regulation

Last week, President Biden signed an Executive Order on Ensuring Responsible Development of Digital Assets. Digital assets, in this context, cover…

14 March 2022

EBA Recommends Adjustments to Proposed EU Green Bond Standard to Develop Sustainable Securitisation Market in Europe

The implications of the developments of the EU sustainable finance legislation are very significant for the EU securitisation market. Although today…

14 March 2022

Update: UK announces new sanctions on Russian banks, issues general licences

On February 28, 2022, the UK government announced the designation of a further three Russian banks under the Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations…

01 March 2022

Is your sustainability strategy getting enough "likes”?

The 10 key action points of the EU Action Plan ultimately aim to reorient capital flows towards a more sustainable economy, Foster long-termism and…

28 February 2022

Overview of virtual asset regulation in Ukraine

The crypto business has grown exponentially in recent years. Ukraine is no exception to this global trend, as local businesses are also at the…

22 February 2022

US Congress Holds Hearings on Future of Digital Asset Regulation

During the weeks of February 7 and 14, the Biden administration and industry representatives testified before Congress at several hearings on the…

17 February 2022

Investing in Korea: Issues to note in opening bank accounts

Many foreign investors of investment products in Korea are already familiar with requirements under 'go-to' foreign investment legislation such as the…

07 February 2022

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