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Reed Smith LLP | European Union | 25 Oct 2018

German criminal court defies regulatory practice of the financial regulator (BaFin) ruling that Bitcoins are not financial instruments

Unlike in most other European jurisdictions the regulatory practice in Germany has been to treat Bitcoins as units of account and as such financial


Reed Smith LLP | USA, Hong Kong | 13 Feb 2018

Hong Kong Securities Commission Launches Inquiry Into Seven Crypto Exchanges

On February 9, 2018, the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (“SFC”) released a statement which, among other things, informs the marketplace


Reed Smith LLP | United Kingdom | 25 Jan 2018

Financial services in the spotlight with two investigations relating to: (1) asset management firms and (2) investment consultancy and fiduciary management firms

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued Statement of Objections to the asset management firms: Artemis Investment


Reed Smith LLP | USA | 2 Nov 2017

Abu Dhabi Financial Services Regulatory Authority Issues Guidance on Initial Coin Offerings

Earlier this month, the Financial Services Regulation Authority of the Abu Dhabi Global Market joined the ranks of various regulatory agencies from


Reed Smith LLP | USA | 6 Oct 2017

Final Payday Lending Rule Released by the CFPB

On Thursday October 5, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a long-awaited final rule governing certain short-term loans and longer


Reed Smith LLP | United Kingdom, European Union | 12 Feb 2016

Retail closer than ever to competition authorities’ hearts

Following a number of European Commission sector inquiries (which included investigations into the energy, financial services and pharmaceuticals


Reed Smith LLP | United Kingdom | 6 Jan 2016

New “senior managers regime” to be introduced for all financial services firms, including the fund management sector

The Government has confirmed that it will be pushing forward with extending the Senior Managers and Certification Regime to all financial services


Reed Smith LLP | USA | 18 Dec 2015

Cybersecurity & Other Risks: OCC Outlines Key Examination Areas for 2016

On December 16, 2015, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) issued its semiannual risk assessments for federally chartered financial


Reed Smith LLP | USA | 3 Dec 2015

CFPB supervisory highlights - compilation of all nine editions from 2012-2015

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau) supervises certain financial institutions and service providers to determine


Reed Smith LLP | USA | 16 Nov 2015

New York Department of Financial Services previews upcoming cybersecurity regulations for banks and insurers

Anthony Albanese, the head of the New York Department of Financial Services, issued a letter to more than 20 federal and state regulators outlining

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