Lexology PRO | USA | 6 Dec 2022
CFTC chair Rostin Behnam has defended his agency’s handling of the FTX debacle before the US senate, calling on it to grant him the statutory authority to oversee crypto firms he said would have averted the collapse.
Lexology PRO | USA | 28 Nov 2022
The United States’ federal regulators have singled out Citigroup for shortcomings in its data management as part of a review of Wall Street banks’ resolution plans – but the head of one regulator said his peers should have gone further, and called into question the credibility of any major bank’s resolution in bankruptcy.
Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP | USA | 3 Nov 2022
The SEC proposed amendments to impose additional liquidity requirements on mutual funds and other SEC-registered open-end funds. The proposal would…
Lexology PRO | European Union, United Kingdom | 5 Oct 2022
With just over two years to go until the EU and UK’s agreed deadline the initial implementation of Basel III, practitioners tell GBRR that timeline isn’t sufficient.
Lexology PRO | European Union, Global | 26 Sep 2022
The European Union’s Single Resolution Mechanism should expand its focus beyond G-SIBs, the governor of the Bank of France has told the annual conference of the SRM’s institutional hub – but how exactly would that work?
Lexology PRO | Canada | 19 Aug 2022
Canada’s prudential regulator has issued its first significant advisory on financial institutions’ exposures to crypto-assets, while the country’s federal group of securities regulators has introduced a pre-registration procedure for crypto trading platforms.
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Singapore | 19 Aug 2022
Singaporean crypto firm Hodlnaut has applied for judicial management in the city-state months after winning in-principle regulatory approval, the latest Singaporean crypto to fall in the wake of the post-Terra “crypto winter”.
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Egypt, European Union, etc. | 10 Aug 2022
The UK launches its beneficial ownership register for overseas entities, Egypt enhances enforcement powers in its revised AML regime, and Robinhood is fined US$30 million for AML failures – plus other key updates.
Lexology PRO | Global | 4 Aug 2022
The Bank for International Settlements and the International Organization of Securities Commissions are looking into central counterparty (CCP) practices to address non-default losses, saying the sophistication of their approaches “varies significantly”.
Lexology PRO | Singapore | 1 Jun 2022
The second largest bank in Southeast Asia has been ordered to raise its regulatory capital over following criticism from Singapore’s regulator of its scam response.