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Treasury Committee Calls for Cryptocurrencies to be Regulated by the FCA as a Matter of Urgency
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • September 21 2018

The House of Commons' Treasury Committee published its report on Crypto-assets on 19 September 2018. The report strongly recommends that


Worldwide cryptocurrency AML standards
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • September 20 2018

On 19 September, the president of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), Marshall Billingslea, said he is optimistic that at its Plenary, due in


New York Attorney General issues virtual markets integrity report, following cryptocurrency integrity initiative
  • Buckley Sandler LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2018

On September 18, the New York Attorney General’s office announced the results of its Virtual Markets Integrity Initiative, a fact-finding inquiry


The end of the Wild West for Bitcoin?
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • United Kingdom
  • September 20 2018

The UK's Treasury Select Committee has published a fairly strongly-worded report into "crypto-assets" (not the first time this term has been used in


Autonomous Navigation. Challenges and opportunities on board Masterless vessels
  • KPMG
  • Malta, European Union, Global
  • September 19 2018

It is submitted that a mere temporary or piecemeal update of regulation is not sufficient. Rules should, as much as possible, contain self-updating provisions able to cater for current as well as future technological advances...


Fintech Trends - How Belgium and Japan Resemble & Differ
  • Simont Braun
  • Belgium, European Union, Japan
  • September 19 2018

Numerous articles compare different European countries or compare Europe and the US when it comes to financial regulation, the IPO market or the types


One-Two-Three Punch: SEC and FINRA Announce Actions Against Unregistered Broker, Digital Asset Manager and FINRA Registered Person
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • September 18 2018

On September 11, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) separately announced three “first of


Judge Rules ICOs May Be Covered by Securities Law, but the Status of Utility Tokens Remains Unclear
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • September 18 2018

A federal district court hasfor the first timeagreed with the SEC that initial coin offerings (ICOs) could be considered securities


One-Two-Three Punch: SEC and FINRA Announce Actions Against Unregistered Broker, Digital Asset Manager and FINRA Registered Person
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • September 18 2018

On September 11, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) separately announced three “first of


Dealing with Digital
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • September 18 2018

The past 18 months have been a whirlwind with the economic surge in bitcoin and other digital currencies. As a result, regulators are having to