Germany’s banking regulator has proposed tighter rules on when investment funds can label something “sustainable”, but a local industry group says the rules could damage the country as an investment location.
05 August 2021
Germany’s banking regulator has granted crypto exchange Coinbase a licence to store and administer crypto assets, the first of its kind since new legislation was passed last year.
01 July 2021
Italy’s central bank has arranged the compulsory liquidation and sale of local lender Aigis, after it collapsed under the weight of its exposures to Greensill’s German banking subsidiary.
26 May 2021
Former Deutsche Bank general counsel Florian Drinhausen has joined Ashurst, a year after he departed the bank.
21 May 2021
Spain’s securities regulator has softened its stance on cryptoassets, granting investment funds permission to trade in them, while in Germany new legislation on blockchain-based digital securities has entered into effect.
19 May 2021
Credit Suisse is facing a proposed class action in New York, over allegations it hid defects in its risk policies so it could extend excessive leverage to trade finance provider Greensill and family office Archegos Capital.
21 April 2021
The public prosecutor's office in Frankfurt am Main has launched a criminal investigation into the German banking regulator for its role in the Wirecard scandal.
19 April 2021
Germany’s government has recruited the head of Switzerland’s financial markets authority to lead its own watchdog BaFin.
24 March 2021
Corker Binning partners David Corker and Claire Cross discuss a busy year in relation to the fallout from the cum-ex trading scandal, as a new case sheds light onto the Financial Conduct Authority's "leisurely" approach to commencing regulatory hostilities.
15 March 2021
Germany’s financial regulator BaFin has frozen supply chain finance bank Greensill’s operations in the country and filed a criminal complaint, days after an Australian court rejected the parent company’s injunction demand to renew insurance coverage for its multi-billion dollar lending operation.
05 March 2021
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