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By Shearman & Sterling LLP
On June 28, 2018, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the Securities and Exchange Commission approved a new Memorandum of Understanding between the two agencies.
By Shearman & Sterling LLP
On June 27, 2018, the U.K. FCA published a Progress Report on its Strategic Review of Retail Banking Business Models. The FCA launched the Review in April 2017 ...
By Shearman & Sterling LLP
On June 26, 2018, the EU (Withdrawal) Bill received Royal Assent from Her Majesty the Queen and has become an Act of Parliament, the EU (Withdrawal) Act 2018.
By Shearman & Sterling LLP
On June 27, 2018, following the enactment of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018, HM Treasury set out its approach to "onshoring" EU financial services legislation under the Act.
By Shearman & Sterling LLP
On June 25, 2018, the EBA published an Opinion on preparations for the withdrawal of the U.K. from the EU. The Opinion is addressed to EU national regulators and regulators in the European Free ...
By John Cove, Jr., David Higbee, Adam Hakki, Ryan Shores, Todd Stenerson, Jessica Delbaum, Djordje Petkoski, James Tallon, Deke Shearon, Wayne Dale Collins
On June 25, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision by Justice Thomas, held that provisions in American Express Company's ("American Express") and its operating subsidiary's contracts with merchants that restricted the ability of these merchants to steer customers to other credit or charge cards did not violate the Sherman Act
By Shearman & Sterling LLP
On July 12, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a putative class action brought against Kohl's Corporation and certain of its executives ...
By Shearman & Sterling LLP
On July 11, 2018, Judge John E. Jones III of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania dismissed certain claims in a putative securities fraud class action against Rite Aid Corporation...
By Donna Parisi, Jay Baris, Lona Nallengara, Reena Agrawal Sahni, Sean W. Anderson
When assessing whether a digital asset is a security, the key question to ask is whether a third party is driving the expectation of a return, says a senior Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) official.
By Shearman & Sterling LLP
On July 3, 2018, the FCA published a press release confirming the acceptance of 29 firms to begin testing in the fourth cohort of its regulatory sandbox.
By Shearman & Sterling LLP
On July 3, 2018, following the publication of its FinTech Roadmap in March 2018, the EBA published two reports contemplated by the Roadmap.
By Shearman & Sterling LLP
On July 4, 2018, the FCA published a consultation paper setting out proposals to introduce a new directory of financial services workers.
By Shearman & Sterling LLP
On July 6, 2018, the draft Business Contract Terms (Assignment of Receivables) Regulations 2018 were laid before Parliament. The draft Regulations will invalidate terms in business contracts ...
By Shearman & Sterling LLP
On July 5, 2018, the BoE, the PRA and the FCA published a joint discussion paper entitled "Building the UK financial sector's operational resilience."
By Shearman & Sterling LLP
On June 28, 2018, following a consultation in October 2017 which closed on January 4, 2018, the U.K. Prudential Regulation Authority published a Policy Statement on changes to its large exposures framework.
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