Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Australia, China, etc. | 9 Nov 2023
The years since the COVID-19 pandemic began have seen rapid changes in the way we do payments, particularly in the Asia Pacific region – but it’s been a markedly different story across the region’s different jurisdictions. Lexology PRO zooms into three countries – Japan, China, and Australia – to examine the transformation in each.
Lexology PRO | United Kingdom | 24 Aug 2023
With only days to go until UK cryptoasset companies are required to begin gathering information under the FATF Travel Rule, the Financial Conduct Authority has outlined its expectations for their compliance.
Nishimura & Asahi (Gaikokuho Kyodo Jigyo) | USA | 20 Apr 2023
When considering business related to Web3, it is impossible to ignore the laws and regulations of crypto- assets in the United States of America…
Riker Danzig LLP | USA | 30 Aug 2022
The Department of Health and Human Services ("HHS") Office of Inspector General ("OIG") issued Advisory Opinion Number 22-09 which reaffirmed the…
King & Wood Mallesons | Australia | 30 Aug 2022
The insured could not recover the costs of investigating and preventing a ransomware attack, replacement hardware costs or the costs or retrieving or…
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP | USA | 7 Oct 2021
On October 4, the California governor signed AB 1177, which establishes the California Public Banking Option Act and requires the state Treasurer to…
Lexology PRO | Belarus, Belgium, Canada, etc. | 7 Jun 2021
New EU and US sanctions on Belarus and ISIS, tighter UK and US measures to tackle cyberattacks and fraud, and new legislation to strengthen AML and CTF regimes in China, Canada and Germany – plus other key compliance management updates.
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Australia, China, etc. | 1 Jun 2021
The regulatory landscape surrounding payment services and cryptoassets in the US, UK, EU, and Asia-Pacific region, new beneficial ownership requirements in Hungary, and the catch-22 of the EU blocking statute – plus other key compliance management updates.
Lexology PRO | European Union, United Kingdom | 25 May 2021
In a new report, the agency has warned that criminals are using encrypted messaging services to thwart its investigations, that fintech banks are popular among money launderers, and that the pandemic and Brexit may lead to increased corruption risks for UK companies.
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP | USA | 26 Feb 2020
On February 19, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia denied a bank’s motion to dismiss a putative class action suit…