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LIBOR Replacement Plans Bring Regulatory Considerations for Derivatives

Global, USA - August 15 2017 Plans to end the long reign of the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) as one of the world's most often-used interest rate benchmarks have recently

UK to Study Brexit’s Impact on Competition Law

European Union, United Kingdom - August 7 2017 On 23 July 2017, the UK House of Lords’ EU Internal Market Sub-Committee launched an inquiry into the future of the enforcement of the UK’s

CFTC Case Updates: Settlement Highlights Agency’s New Premium on Cooperation; 7th Circuit Upholds Criminal Spoofing Conviction

USA - August 15 2017 On August 7, 2017, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC or Commission) announced a settlement for a civil penalty of $600,000 with the Bank

E-Commerce in India on the Rise

India - April 25 2017 Despite the headwinds facing Indian e-commerce start-ups, some of which had irrational cost structures and business models based solely on discounts

Privacy & Cybersecurity Update July 2017

Global - August 1 2017 Germany has become the first member state to implement the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR or Regulation) in its local laws; however

CFTC Case Updates: Settlement Highlights Agency’s New Premium on Cooperation; 7th Circuit Upholds Criminal Spoofing Conviction

USA - August 15 2017 On August 7, 2017, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC or Commission) announced a settlement for a civil penalty of $600,000 with the Bank

LIBOR Replacement Plans Bring Regulatory Considerations for Derivatives

Global, USA - August 15 2017 Plans to end the long reign of the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) as one of the world's most often-used interest rate benchmarks have recently

Global Index Providers Announce Decision to Exclude Companies with Multi-class Capital Structures or Limited Public Voting Rights

Global - August 7 2017 In July 2017, global index providers S&P Dow Jones (S&P DJI) and FTSE Russell (FTSE) announced changes to their index eligibility rules, with S&P DJI

UK to Study Brexit’s Impact on Competition Law

European Union, United Kingdom - August 7 2017 On 23 July 2017, the UK House of Lords’ EU Internal Market Sub-Committee launched an inquiry into the future of the enforcement of the UK’s

New Law Marks Significant Increase in US Sanctions on Russia, Stays the Course on Iran, North Korea

USA - August 4 2017 On August 2, 2017, President Donald Trump signed into law the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (the Act), which significantly