Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP | USA | 17 May 2022
On April 28, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed a complaint against the Brazilian mining company Vale S.A., alleging that the company…
Lexology PRO | Global | 16 May 2022
A senior official at the global securities regulators’ association has said that crypto asset firms rejecting traditional methods of financial regulation should “use their ingenuity” and present regulators with tailored proposals that maintain a similar standard.
Lexology PRO | USA | 31 Mar 2022
The US securities regulator is set to apply heavier disclosure restrictions to special purpose acquisition companies, issuing a clutch of measures that a dissenting commissioner has warned will reduce SPAC transactions to just another form of IPO.
Shearman & Sterling LLP | USA | 25 Jan 2022
The Securities and Exchange Commission recently proposed a series of potentially far-reaching changes to the regulation of the security-based swap (SBS) markets. Among other changes, the proposed rules would impose public reporting requirements for large positions of SBSs above a defined threshold. The proposal would also adopt new anti-fraud and anti-manipulation rules that could, if applied......
Lexology PRO | Brazil, Canada, China, etc. | 27 Oct 2021
Credit Suisse pays US$99 million for breaching the US FCPA, the EU targets tax evaders after the Pandora paper exposures, and two French bar associations appeal against proposed reforms to legal privilege in financial crime investigations – plus other key updates.
Lexology PRO | Australia, Canada, European Union, etc. | 4 Oct 2021
Futures exchanges can provide a well-regulated place to hedge physical commodities trade while minimising credit, settlement, and legal risk, according to Samantha Gilbert’s talk with Errol Bong, head of compliance & legal counsel at Noble Group.
Silk Legal | Thailand | 10 Aug 2021
Thai law enforcement agencies have introduced various legislation and increased surveillance of potential financial crimes over the years. Investors…
Lexology PRO | European Union, Lebanon, United Kingdom, etc. | 5 Aug 2021
UK regulator warns about fraud in COVID-19 loan scheme, how to prevent employee fraud and corruption, and new EU sanctions on Lebanon – plus other key anti-corruption updates.
Lexology PRO | Russia, United Kingdom, USA | 5 Aug 2021
Investors cannot hold SolarWinds liable for losses they incurred in the wake of a high-profile cyberattack, the company has argued – rejecting arguments that it misleadingly portrayed its data security standards.
Morrison & Foerster LLP | USA | 29 Jul 2021
This week, the Court addresses the constitutionality of government assessments that fund third-party beef advertisements, and clarifies the…