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All Virtual Currencies Are Subject to CFTC Anti-Fraud Jurisdiction, Yet Another Federal Court Concludes
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • October 19 2018

The U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts has held that all virtual currencies are commodities that are subject to the Commodity


Fund Boards May Rely on CCO Representations in Lieu of Quarterly Board Determinations Under Rules 10f-3, 17a-7 and 17e-1
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • October 19 2018

The Staff of the SEC’s Division of Investment Management has issued a no-action letter permitting a fund’s board to rely on written representations...


Are you ready for the new requirements under the Hong Kong Fund Manager Code of Conduct?
  • Dechert LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • October 18 2018

The new requirements for Hong Kong fund managers under the Fund Manager Code of Conduct...


Plaintiffs’ Sanctions Request Emphatically Denied
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • October 16 2018

In a classic case of overreaching, plaintiffs in the In re Abilify MDL, sought sanctions against the defendant for not preserving emails dating between 2002 and 2006...


Blockchain and Digital Currencies Supported by Congressman, SEC Commissioner
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • October 16 2018

United States Congressman Tom Emmer (R-MN) announced on September 21, 2018 that he would be introducing three pieces of legislation designed to


Treasury Department Releases Interim Rules and a Pilot Program Implementing Aspects of New Foreign Investment Reviews by CFIUS
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • October 15 2018

The U.S. Department of the Treasury (“Treasury”) published two sets of interim rules on October 10, 2018, implementing certain provisions of the Foreign Investment...


Fund Boards May Rely on CCO Representations in Lieu of Quarterly Board Determinations Under Rules 10f-3, 17a-7 and 17e-1
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • October 15 2018

The Staff of the SEC’s Division of Investment Management has issued a no-action letter permitting a fund’s board to rely on written representations


USMCA Scales Back on Investor-State Arbitration but Preserves Trade Dispute Resolution in North America
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA, Mexico, Canada
  • October 12 2018

The United States, Canada and Mexico on September 30 announced the framework for a new, revised trade agreement to replace NAFTA, called the United


DAMITT Q3 2018: U.S. Antitrust Agencies Announce Merger Review Reforms in Response to DAMITT Findings
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA, European Union
  • October 12 2018

Citing findings from the Dechert Antitrust Merger Investigation Timing Tracker (DAMITT) that have demonstrated a marked increase in the duration of


Federal Trade Commission Continues to Enforce EU-U.S. Privacy Shield
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • October 11 2018

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently settled enforcement actions against four companies accused of misleading consumers about their participation in...