The rise of blockchain technology ventures raising money preternaturally through initial coin offerings and token generation events
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On 2 August 2016, Bitfinex, a Hong Kong exchange for the trading of digital currencies, announced that some of its customer accounts were hacked and
On January 23rd, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission's ("CFTC") Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight announced that Swap Dealers
The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Loginovskaya v. Batratchenko, 13-1624-CV (2d Cir. N.Y. Sept. 4, 2014), upheld a lower-court's
This article focuses on the MiFID proposals, and compares its extra-territorial provisions with those in Dodd-Frank.
The European Commission has published its plans to introduce a new Regulation on Market Abuse and a Directive on Criminal Sanctions for Market Abuse, to replace the existing EU Market Abuse regime.
On Thursday 21 October, the European Commission published two sets of long anticipated legislative proposals that will have major effects on commodity and energy traders
In Europe, one of the big trends in energy trading markets has been for market participants to increasingly face rules akin to those that apply in the financial markets.
Global regulators have raised concerns over the increased prevalence of exchange-traded funds (“ETFs”) as investment vehicles, as well as the new uses to which these vehicles are being put.