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Bitcoin - could Beijing make or break it? - part three
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • China, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • December 13 2013

The nature and prospects of "virtual currencies", and bitcoin in particular, have been keenly debated. These issues again attracted attention when

English & Hong Kong courts refuse to infer common law duty of care in mis-selling claims involving non-advisory contracts
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • December 17 2013

An English Court of Appeal case heard recently confirmed that the English courts will be unwilling to infer a common law duty into non-advisory

International Regulatory Update 28 October - 1 November 2013
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • China, European Union, Global, Hong Kong, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Singapore, Switzerland, United Kingdom, USA
  • November 5 2013

The following regulations creating a single supervisory mechanism for the oversight of banks and other credit institutions have been published in the

This week at the UK regulators - 15 September 2014
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • September 15 2014

In a week without concluded enforcement or policy developments, the FCA has taken action against individuals associated with a firm suspected to be

Bitcoin: "real world" currency or speculative investment?
  • RPC
  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • January 23 2014

Much has been made of the few "real world" outlets that will accept payment in Bitcoins, like the Pembury Tavern in Hackney, law firms Nesenoff &

International regulatory update - 5 9 January 2015
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • China, European Union, Hong Kong, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Singapore, South Korea, United Kingdom
  • January 13 2015

Latvia has taken over the EU Council’s six-month rotating Presidency. The Latvian Presidency has published its programme setting out priorities for

Market abuse update
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, France, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • December 15 2014

The FCA has continued to build on the strong track record of civil and criminal enforcement action against abusive conduct and manipulation, notably

International regulatory update - 20 24 October 2014
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • European Union, Hong Kong, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Ukraine, United Kingdom, USA, Vietnam
  • October 31 2014

The EU Commission has adopted a delegated act on the calculation of banks’ contributions to national resolution funds in all 28 EU Member States under

Financial litigation roundup - Autumn 2014
  • RPC
  • Hong Kong, Singapore, United Kingdom
  • December 3 2014

The High Court found that the defendants, Barclays and Tricorona, had misused the claimant, CF Partners’, confidential information and awarded

Bitcoin haven in Hong Kong? - part ten
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • China, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • September 3 2014

"Virtual currencies" in general, and Bitcoin in particular, continue to attract media attention as well as intense public and regulatory scrutiny