Region: Ireland

The way ahead for tokenised securities

Same activity, same risks, same rules – that’s the mantra governing a lot of regulation of virtual assets, but it’s discouraged the creation of a market in security tokens. Panellists from the EU, Japan, China, Singapore and Switzerland at a recent IBA conference in Tokyo asked what needs to happen for this market to take off.

23 May 2023

Empty desk syndrome: ESMA criticises BaFin’s oversight of post-Brexit relocations

Amid concerns that foreign banks are setting up “letterbox entities” as their new EU hubs, the European Securities and Markets Authority has criticised German regulator BaFin’s supervision of financial institutions’ post-Brexit relocations.

19 December 2022

Hogan Lovells hires partner in Dublin

The former head and founder of DLA Piper’s Irish financial services regulatory practice has joined Hogan Lovells as a partner in its Dublin office, after a short stint in-house at equity crowdfunding platform Birchal, while a financial regulatory associate is also joining the firm from Walkers.

05 September 2022

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