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2017 Mid-Year Cross-Border Government Investigations and Regulatory Enforcement Review
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • Canada, European Union, Hong Kong, Ireland, United Kingdom, USA
  • September 20 2017

Welcome to BakerHostetler’s semi-annual Cross-Border Government Investigations and Regulatory Enforcement Review, with this edition delivering news


Blockchain and Cryptocurrency: The Emerging Regulatory Framework
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Canada, Hong Kong, USA
  • September 13 2017

This summer, US and international regulators have brought enforcement actions, issued guidance and explanatory documents, and sharpened


China Bans ICOs While HK SFC Joins Regulator Procession Warning Digital Tokens in ICOs May Be Securities
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • Canada, China, Hong Kong, USA
  • September 10 2017

Seven government regulators in China banned the use of initial digital coin offerings as a fundraising device (i.e., where startups distribute


Asian Regulatory Actions on ICOs: Optimism Remains Despite New Regulations
  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • Canada, Hong Kong, USA
  • September 5 2017

While recent announcements by Chinese and South Korean regulators may spark companies planning an initial token launch to reevaluate their strategy


Global Privacy & Cybersecurity Update Vol. 13 - March 2017
  • Jones Day
  • Asia-Pacific, Australia, Canada, Central & South America, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, USA
  • March 10 2017

On December 28, 2016, the New York Department of Financial Services ("DFS") released a revised version of a proposed regulation that would require


This week at the UK regulators - 27 February 2017
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Canada, Global, Hong Kong, USA
  • February 27 2017

In a week without any concluded enforcement cases, the only development was the publication of a decision by the Upper Tribunal. It permitted the FCA


Hong Kong Regulatory Newsletter
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • Canada, Hong Kong, USA
  • December 22 2016

Hong Kong's Market Misconduct Tribunal (MMT), the statutory tribunal established to adjudicate civil contraventions of the Securities and Futures


FinTech in Canada
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Australia, Canada, China, France, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, USA, Germany, Global, Hong Kong, India, Singapore, Switzerland
  • September 22 2016

So what is FinTech? The phrase “FinTech”, first coined by a New York banker in 1972, refers to the intersection of technology and Financial services


ESMA Advice Extending the AIFMD Passport: Including the United States, Hong Kong, Singapore and Switzerland
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • Switzerland, USA, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Japan, Jersey, Singapore, Australia, Bermuda, Canada, Cayman Islands, European Union
  • August 9 2016

On 18 July 2016 the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published its advice to the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission


Good news for Canada, Guernsey, Japan, Jersey and Switzerland on the long road to the AIFMD third country passport
  • Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP
  • Australia, Bermuda, Canada, Jersey, Switzerland, USA, Cayman Islands, European Union, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Japan
  • July 22 2016

On 19 July 2016, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published its latest Advice on the application of the Alternative Investment