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The Delta Report: Derivatives Newsletter, September 2016
  • White & Case LLP
  • European Union, Global, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • September 23 2016

On March 16, 2016, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) approved a final rule (“TO Final Rule”) that amends its trade option exemption


FinTech in Canada
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Australia, Canada, China, France, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, USA, Germany, Global, Hong Kong, India, Singapore, Switzerland
  • September 22 2016

So what is FinTech? The phrase “FinTech”, first coined by a New York banker in 1972, refers to the intersection of technology and Financial services


Doing Business in Australia
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia, Global, Hong Kong, OECD, USA
  • September 7 2016

The Commonwealth of Australia comprises a federation of six States: New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria and Western


ESMA Advice Extending the AIFMD Passport: Including the United States, Hong Kong, Singapore and Switzerland
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • Switzerland, USA, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Japan, Jersey, Singapore, Australia, Bermuda, Canada, Cayman Islands, European Union
  • August 9 2016

On 18 July 2016 the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published its advice to the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission


International Regulatory Update 11 - 15 July 2016
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • European Union, Global, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • July 19 2016

The EU Commission has published a proposed Regulation to amend Regulation (EU) 3452013 on European Venture Capital Funds (EuVECA Regulation) and


Hong Kong and Singapore: Awaiting a New DOJ Tax Program for Asian Banks?
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • Hong Kong, Singapore, USA
  • June 29 2016

As the Department of Justice is wrapping up its prosecution of over a dozen Swiss banks, federal prosecutors and IRS special agents are analyzing a


International Regulatory Update 06 June - 10 June 2016
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • China, Hong Kong, USA
  • June 14 2016

The Permanent Representatives Committee (COREPER) has, on behalf of the EU Council, agreed a negotiating stance on new rules on prospectuses for the


Hong Kong-based Bitcoin Exchange Ordered by CFTC to Pay $75,000 for Offering Illegal Off-Exchange Financed Retail Commodity Transactions and Failing to Register as an FCM
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Hong Kong, USA
  • June 10 2016

Bitfinex, a Hong Kong-based Bitcoin exchange, was recently fined $75,000 by the CFTC for offering illegal off-exchange financed retail commodity


International Regulatory Update - 23 - 27 May 2016
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • June 1 2016

The EU Commission has adopted draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) on assessment criteria relating to the methodology for setting the minimum


US enforcement actions against tax evasion can lead to local AML risk
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong, Singapore, Switzerland, USA
  • May 27 2016

The Monetary Authority of Singapore ("MAS") recently announced that it has withdrawn approval from the Singapore branch of an international bank due