Lexology PRO | European Union, United Kingdom | 25 May 2023
The UK FCA consults on protections for borrowers in financial difficulty, ESRB publishes a report on crypto markets, and the European Council adopts a retail investment package – plus other key updates.
Kurtin PLLC | USA | 8 May 2023
On May 3, 2023, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") adopted new rules modifying confiden…
Shearn Delamore & Co | Malaysia | 18 Apr 2023
The Securities Commission Malaysia recently revised its guidelines on sustainable and responsible investment funds. The revisions include disclosure and reporting requirements and the requirement for a sustainable and responsible investment fund to primarily invest in securities that are in accordance with its policies and strategies. The revised guidelines aim to provide a comprehensive......
Lexology PRO | European Union, Gibraltar, United Kingdom | 17 Apr 2023
What actions should financial institutions be prioritising now to meet the 31 July 2023 UK Consumer Duty implementation deadline?
Kurtin PLLC | British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Curacao, etc. | 17 Apr 2023
Special Purpose Vehicles (“SPVs”), or Special Purpose Entities, are interchangeable terms for a subsidiary company formed by a parent company…
Lexology PRO | European Union, Gibraltar, United Kingdom | 12 Apr 2023
A look at the key changes that will be imposed under the UK Consumer Duty and the implications for financial services institutions, from tighter governance to tailored training.
Arendt & Medernach | Luxembourg | 6 Apr 2023
For each of the five DORA pillars, the CSSF survey asks whether the IFM has conducted a gap analysis, enquires about the gaps identified and asks…
Ogier | Cayman Islands, OECD | 28 Mar 2023
This briefing note provides an overview of the process and legal considerations connected with establishing and operating an open-ended fund in the…
Wigge & Partners | Sweden | 28 Mar 2023
Over the past few years, trading in cryptocurrencies has increased in Sweden. The most common cryptocurrency is bitcoin. Cryptocurrencies are often held for investment purposes, rather than for payment purposes. Despite this, Swedish banks are restrictive in providing crypto-related services. In fact, there are almost no Swedish banks that provide crypto as an investment option. Before the......
Shearn Delamore & Co | Malaysia | 7 Mar 2023
The Labuan Financial Services Authority recently issued the Guidelines on Technology Management. The guidelines provide the minimum requirements to which financial intermediaries that undertake digital financial services in Labuan International Business and Financial Centre must adhere.