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Sanctions Round Up: Second Quarter 2019
While this quarter saw no major developments in Russia sanctions programs, OFAC signaled its continued willingness to target Russian banks for assisting others evade US sanctions
25 Jul 2019
Sanctions Round Up: Fourth Quarter 2018 – Venezuela
In November, President Trump issued an executive order taking further aim at purported corruption within the Government of Venezuela.
United States
30 Jan 2019
OFAC Continues To Punish Russia For Ukraine-Related Activities
On November 8, OFAC designated a total of four individuals and 10 entities under its CAATSA-related authorities in connection with Russia's annexation of Crimea and ongoing activities in Ukraine.
Russian Federation
28 Jan 2019
EU Amending Legislation Published On Duties Of Third-Party Custodians Safe-Keeping Fund Assets
On October 30, 2018, amending Delegated Regulations on the safe-keeping duties of depositaries, supplementing the AIFMD and the Undertakings for Collective Investment ...
European Union
23 Nov 2018
UK Legislation Published To Preserve Settlement Finality Designation Post-Brexit
On October 31, 2018, HM Treasury published a draft of the Financial Markets and Insolvency (Amendment and Transitional Provision) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018.
European Union
14 Nov 2018
EU Amending Legislation Published For Liquidity Coverage Requirement
On October 30, 2018, an Amending Regulation supplementing the Capital Requirements Regulation was published in the Official Journal of the European Union, following its adoption in July 2018 ...
European Union
13 Nov 2018
Barney Reynolds Interviewed By Ian King Live On Sky News About Enhanced Equivalence
Partner Barnabas Reynolds, head of Shearman & Sterling's global Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory practice, was interviewed by Ian King Live on Sky News about a U.K.-EU Brexit...
United States
12 Nov 2018
Enhanced Equivalence In The Context Of Brexit
The U.K.-EU financial services Brexit discussions are focused on refinements to the existing EU law concept of equivalence and how to make it work in the context of Brexit.
European Union
25 Oct 2018
Free Trade In UK-EU Financial Services – How Best To Structure A Brexit Free Trade Deal
There is little doubt about what would be the best picture for UK-EU free trade in financial services after Brexit.
European Union
19 Oct 2018
Sanctions Round Up: Third Quarter 2018
US sanctions against Russia remained front and center this quarter, with the Trump Administration imposing new measures in response to Russia's alleged involvement in biological attacks in the UK...
United States
18 Oct 2018
The Ideal US-UK Free Trade Agreement
Partner Barnabas Reynolds (London-Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory) was a speaker and panelist at the launch in London of a paper entitled "The Ideal US-UK Free Trade Agreement
24 Sep 2018
European Central Bank Issues Opinion On Proposed Prudential Framework For Investment Firms
On August 22, 2018, the European Central Bank published an Opinion on the legislative proposals adopted by the European Commission in December 2017 for a new framework for the prudential regulation of investment firms.
European Union
10 Sep 2018
New CFIUS Law Moves To Protect Emerging Technologies And Personal Information, Takes Aim At Chinese Investment
On August 13, 2018, President Trump signed into law legislation that will sharpen the rules governing U.S. national security reviews by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).
United States
20 Aug 2018
Financial Regulatory Developments Focus - August 01, 2018 Issue 30/2018
On July 23, 2018, the U.K.'s Government Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy launched a consultation on a draft Bill that would introduce a register of beneficial owners ...
7 Aug 2018
An Update On Brexit And (Current) Implications On Trade
It has been a year since Article 50 was triggered on March 29, 2017, and if no extension is given, the U.K. will leave the European Union (EU) on March 29, 2019
20 Apr 2018
Wolfsberg Group Issues Frequently Asked Questions On Country Risk
On March 20, 2018, the Wolfsberg Group published a set of Frequently Asked Questions on financial crime country risk.
United States
29 Mar 2018
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein Announces Revised FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy
On 29 November 2017, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced a revised Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ...
United States
22 Feb 2018
Andrew Bailey, Head Of The Financial Conduct Authority Discusses Brexit
On February 5, 2018, the Chief Executive of the Financial Conduct Authority, Andrew Bailey, gave a speech on Brexit at the Future of the City dinner.
European Union
20 Feb 2018
US Regulator Warns EU About Proposed Extraterritorial Overreach
On November 6, 2017, Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo authored an opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal warning of potential consequences ...
European Union
15 Feb 2018
8 Souveraineté et autonomie ; réflexions sur les représentations de l'arbitrage international
The autonomy of international arbitration vis-à-vis national legal orders raises important questions of legal theory.
United States
14 Feb 2018
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