SCHLÜTER GRAF | Oman | 21 Jun 2022
By virtue of Sultani Decree 2022/46, the Sultanate of Oman enacted a new Securities Law (“Law”). The Law largely replaces the old securities law…
Lexology PRO | Canada | 30 May 2022
Canada’s financial regulator has released proposals to ramp up climate risk disclosures and stress testing, prompting criticism it has missed its opportunity to specify alignment with net zero targets.
Lexology PRO | USA | 25 May 2022
The US Securities and Exchange Commission has fined Bank of New York Mellon’s investment arm for allegedly misstating and omitting information about its environmental, social and governance (ESG) investment considerations.
European Union, United Kingdom | 25 May 2022
The UK’s financial regulators have announced plans to improve the resilience of money market funds by requiring them to hold more liquid assets and limiting dealing frequency.
Lexology PRO | USA | 31 Mar 2022
The US securities regulator is set to apply heavier disclosure restrictions to special purpose acquisition companies, issuing a clutch of measures that a dissenting commissioner has warned will reduce SPAC transactions to just another form of IPO.
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Australia, Canada, etc. | 21 Mar 2022
President Biden issues an executive order on digital assets, Australia issues an AUD$20 million fine for overcharging consumers, and UK regulators report on the risks of using AI in financial services – plus other key updates.
Lexology PRO | Australia, Belarus, Canada, etc. | 2 Mar 2022
A status update on the sanctions imposed against Russia for its military activity in Ukraine, including asset freezes, export controls, and removal from the SWIFT international payments system.
Shearn Delamore & Co | Malaysia | 22 Feb 2022
The Securities Commission Malaysia recently issued a guideline for Shariah advisers (SAG). The SAG applies to Islamic banks licensed under the Islamic Financial Services Act 2013 and banks or investment banks licensed under the Financial Services Act 2013. It recently came into effect.
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Australia, European Union, etc. | 18 Jan 2022
A total ban, aligned to financial product promotion rules, or regulated like online gambling? A look at different regulatory approaches.
Lexology PRO | United Kingdom | 12 Jan 2022
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority said it will examine the state of competition in two separate data markets after benchmark providers and investment companies raised concerns related to high entry barriers for new entrants.