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China to Broaden Market Access for Foreign Investors in Financial Services
  • Covington & Burling LLP
  • China, USA
  • November 17 2017

In the wake of the Chinese Communist Party's 19th Party Congress, and US President Donald Trump's visit to China, the Ministry of Finance has


Russian Sanctions Update: OFAC Amends Directive 4 and Updates FAQ Guidance
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Russia, Ukraine, USA
  • November 15 2017

On October 31, 2017, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) took a number of actions to implement the Countering Russian Influence in Europe and


Consultation on whistleblowing reforms
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • November 15 2017

Treasury is consulting on its exposure draft of the Treasury Laws Amendment (Whistleblowers) Bill 2017 (Bill) and supporting explanatory material. The


Reforms to stop corporate avoidance of employee entitlements at taxpayers’ expense
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • November 15 2017

The Minister for Revenue and Financial Services, the Hon Kelly O'Dwyer MP in a joint media release with the Minister for Employment, Senator Hon


Strengthening penalties for corporate and financial sector misconduct
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • November 15 2017

Treasury has released a Position paper: Strengthening penalties for corporate and financial sector misconduct (Paper) for public consultation. The


Show me the money! Connecting start-up founders to crowdfunding
  • Moulis Legal
  • Australia, OECD
  • November 14 2017

Raising capital and accessing affordable finance is a key issue facing start-ups in Australia. There are relatively few early stage venture capital


Consumer Financial Services Arbitration: Another Perspective
  • Pierce Atwood LLP
  • USA
  • November 14 2017

Much has been said and written about Congress’ rejection of the CFPB proposal to ban class action waivers in arbitration agreements between consumers


ASIC seeks further powers to provide directions to licensees
  • DLA Piper
  • Australia
  • November 14 2017

The ASIC Enforcement Review Taskforce (Taskforce) is seeking to expand ASIC’s powers to give directions to financial services and credit licensees


Proposed Bill to Assess Chinese Acquisitions of US Financial Services Company and Temporarily Halt Pending Acquisitions
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • China, USA
  • November 13 2017

On November 2, 2017, Representative Christopher Smith (R-NJ), introduced a bill that would “authorize a review of financial services industry


U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Principles for Data Aggregation Services Could Have Broad Implications
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • November 13 2017

On Oct. 18, 2017, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released a set of consumer protection principles (Principles) designed to protect