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Environmental One Point - Chemical Regulation Update
  • Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
  • USA
  • July 8 2016

On June 22, 2016 President Obama signed the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act (the "Act"), which updated the Toxic

Brexit - What Next for Data Privacy in the UK?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • June 30 2016

The vote for Brexit is of no legal effect per se. It is merely an instruction to the UK government to withdraw from the EU. Withdrawal involves a

Global trade associations warn of potential pitfalls of new derivatives regulations
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • Global
  • July 6 2011

Eight international trade associations, including the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, the European Banking Federation and the Futures and Options Association, have sent a joint letter to Michel Barnier, the EU Internal Markets Commissioner, and Timothy Geithner, the Secretary of the US Treasury Department, urging them to focus on greater international coordination in the preparation and implementation of the new regulations on derivatives to be introduced across the G20 jurisdictions.

Food for thought: new cookie rules come into force in the UK
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 1 2011

The Electronic Communications and Wireless Telegraphy Regulations 2011 and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 came into effect on 26 May 2011 in the UK, implementing into national law amendments made to the EU Communications Framework in 2009.

Settlement finality and financial collateral arrangements: revised UK legislation
  • Dechert LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 13 2011

On 16 December 2010, HM Treasury published a revised draft of the Financial Markets and Insolvency (Settlement Finality and Financial Collateral Arrangements) (Amendment) Regulations 2010 (SI 20102993) (the "Amending Regulations").

Consultation on time limits in procurement actions
  • BDB Pitmans LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 6 2010

The Cabinet Office has launched a consultation on the appropriate time limits for commencing proceedings in procurement cases.

Investment of customer funds and funds held in account for foreign futures and foreign options transactions
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • November 8 2010

On November 3rd, the CFTC published for comment proposed amendments to its regulations regarding the investment of customer segregated funds for domestic futures, and funds held in an account subject to Commission Regulation 30.7 for foreign futures.

Publications of the European securities regulators committee
  • De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
  • European Union
  • July 16 2010

CESR has published a new version of FAQs regarding prospectuses.

Another warning shot on pensions from the European Commission?
  • Mayer Brown
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • July 8 2010

The European Commission yesterday published its Green Paper "Towards adequate sustainable and safe European pension systems".

CFTC issues advisory clarifying the extent to which US investors may trade in foreign security futures products
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • June 10 2010

On June 8, 2010, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission's (CFTC) Division of Clearing and Intermediary Oversight (DCIO) issued an advisory (the "CFTC Advisory" or "Advisory") clarifying the extent to which certain sophisticated customers located in the United States may trade in foreign security futures products (FSFPs).