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Developments in financial services arbitration: Revision of the ISDA arbitration guide
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Global
  • December 18 2018

International arbitration is increasingly recognized as the preferred dispute resolution mechanism for cross-border derivative transactions. The


FCA proposes permanent ban on binary options and restrictions on CFDs for retail investors
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • December 7 2018

What has happened? The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued two consultations in respect of the sale of certain complex derivative products


US CFTC issues primer on smart contracts
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • November 28 2018

What has happened? The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has released a guide on smart contracts, covering potential applications and


UK FCA outlines steps to combat risks linked to cryptoassets
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • November 23 2018

What has happened? The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is planning to take a series of steps to tackle potential risks linked to cryptoassets


Existing contracts letter from European Parliament Brexit co-ordinator to House of Commons Exiting the EU Select Committee
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • November 9 2018

On 15 October 2018, the House of Commons' Exiting the European Union Select Committee published the text of a letter from the European Parliament's


Financial Industry Trends to Watch 10 Years After the Collapse of Lehman Brothers
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • November 9 2018

Lehman Brothers’ collapse a decade ago changed the financial services industry and brought about stronger regulation around the world. Now efforts to


Draft Markets in Financial Instruments (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 laid before Parliament
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • November 9 2018

On 18 October 2018, a draft version of the Markets in Financial Instruments (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018, was laid before Parliament and


A look at the regulators that could and should regulate cryptocurrencies in the United States
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • October 31 2018

Bitcoin and other digital assets were conceived as radical, decentralized currencies that would operate independently, outside of traditional banking


UK publishes draft regulation to ensure MiFID II and MiFIR regime works after Brexit
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • October 19 2018

What has happened? New draft regulation that aims to ensure that the regime established by MiFID II and MiFIR works well after Brexit has been


US SEC stops fraudulent ICO that falsely claimed SEC approval
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • October 12 2018

What has happened? The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has obtained an emergency court order stopping an initial coin offering (ICO) whose