Lexology PRO | European Union, United Kingdom | 5 Apr 2023
The UK tightens rules for cryptoasset adverts, the UK’s “anti-greenwashing rule” is delayed, and Switzerland's Federal Prosecutor investigates UBS Group’s state-backed takeover of Credit Suisse – plus other key updates.
Lexology PRO | United Kingdom | 28 Nov 2022
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority has introduced plans for a code of conduct for third-party ESG data and rating services, as a stopgap while it pushes for an expansion of its remit to directly regulate the sector.
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Australia, Canada, etc. | 20 Jul 2022
The EU approves its crypto-asset regulatory framework, the UK commits to regulating the buy-now-pay-later industry, and Australia takes a stand against scams – plus other key updates.
Lexology PRO | Australia, Canada, European Union, etc. | 14 Jun 2022
The embattled BNPL sector faces a complicated mix of surging demand from desperate shoppers, unstable share prices and expanding regulation. Will it survive the cost-of-living crisis?
Lexology PRO | European Union, Germany, Global, etc. | 13 Apr 2022
The European Union has followed through on its promises to ban “high-value crypto-asset services” to Russians, as a part of its fifth package of sanctions following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Australia, Canada, etc. | 21 Mar 2022
President Biden issues an executive order on digital assets, Australia issues an AUD$20 million fine for overcharging consumers, and UK regulators report on the risks of using AI in financial services – plus other key updates.
Lexology PRO | Global, United Kingdom | 25 Feb 2022
The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority has provided the final outstanding approval for S&P Global’s €39 billion acquisition of IHS Markit, after enforcers in the EU, US and Canada cleared the deal with similar structural remedies at the end of last year.
PRO Compliance | Netherlands | 7 Jul 2020
The Dutch data authority has fined a credit rating agency over its failure to make customer information easily accessible – but the agency has already appealed against the penalty.
Hogan Lovells | European Union, United Kingdom | 6 Apr 2020
On 3 April 2020, the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published a joint statement on their expectations…
Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP | USA | 28 Jan 2020
The SEC Office of Credit Ratings ("OCR") highlighted findings from its 2019 Examinations of Nationally Recognized Statistical Rating Organizations…