Lexology PRO | United Kingdom | 15 May 2023
The UK’s central bank has announced plans to unify its enforcement approach, providing “carrots” for early cooperation and, potentially, disproportionately large fines for regulatory infringements by big firms.
Van Bael & Bellis | European Union | 25 Apr 2023
On 21 April 2023, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) launched a public consultation regarding single-arm trials (SATs) whose results are intended to…
Lexology PRO | United Kingdom | 6 Mar 2023
A year after the Skeoch Review called for the UK to align its ring-fencing and bank resolution regimes, the UK government has fired the starting gun on the process to do so with a plan which would take some firms out of its scope.
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, China, Hong Kong | 23 Feb 2023
China’s central bank has released the northbound section of its “eagerly awaited” draft framework for its plan to connect the Hong Kong and mainland financial derivatives markets – addressing outstanding questions about financial market infrastructures, participant qualifications, and Chinese yuan exchange.
Lexology PRO | United Kingdom | 1 Feb 2023
The UK government has published its long-awaited plans to regulate the crypto sector – with proposals on prudential, data reporting, operational resilience and consumer protection which it says are intended to be consistent with those of traditional financial services.
Lexology PRO | United Kingdom, USA | 30 Nov 2022
The FCA has suggested postponing the cessations of the Libor three-month sterling and the one, three, six-month US dollar interbank rate benchmarks until 2024.
Lexology PRO | United Kingdom | 14 Nov 2022
The UK’s antitrust watchdog has amended its draft guidance on the functions of its Subsidy Advice Unit to further clarify the treatment of confidential information and the contents of its advisory reports.
Wardyński & Partners | Poland | 3 Nov 2022
On 21 October 2022, a draft act to amend the Energy Law and certain other acts was published on the website of the Government Legislation Centre…
Tilleke & Gibbins | Thailand | 7 Oct 2022
Thailand’s Office of the Personal Data Protection Committee (PDPC) has opened a public hearing period on its draft notification regarding…
Orsingher Ortu Avvocati Associati | European Union, Italy | 30 Sep 2022
On 29 July 2022, the Italian communications regulator (“AGCOM”) published Resolution No. 267/22/CONS (the “Resolution”) and relevant appendices,…