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SFC Sets Out New Regulatory Approach For Virtual Assets
On 1 November, 2018, the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong (SFC) issued a statement (the "Statement"), which sets out a new approach aiming to regulate virtual asset portfolio managers ...
Hong Kong
8 Feb 2019
International Body Proposes Framework For Assessing Fund Leverage
On November 14, 2018, IOSCO launched a consultation on a proposed framework to help assess leverage used by investment funds.
United States
3 Dec 2018
Third Circuit Affirms Dismissal Of Putative Class Action Without Leave To Amend
On November 14, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed the dismissal of and denial of leave to amend a putative class action complaint against Altisource...
United States
23 Nov 2018
Regulations Proposed To Reduce Tax On Income Inclusions Under Section 956
On October 31, 2018, the U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury) and the Internal Revenue Service (the IRS) released proposed regulations
United States
9 Nov 2018
A Comparison Of Divisive Merger Statutes In Delaware And Texas
Effective August 1, 2018, the Delaware Limited Liability Company Act (DLLCA) was amended to include a new divisive merger statute.
United States
29 Oct 2018
UK Conduct Regulator Consults On Illiquid Assets And Open-Ended Funds
On October 8, 2018, the FCA launched a consultation on illiquid assets and open-ended funds, following responses from stakeholders to a discussion paper it issued early in 2017.
26 Oct 2018
Draft UK Post-Brexit Legislation To Onshore Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive
On October 10, 2018, HM Treasury published a draft of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018, along with explanatory information.
European Union
24 Oct 2018
‘Investment Banking Compliance' And ‘Private Banking And Wealth Management'
Partners Russell Sacks (New York-Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory) and Richard Alsop (New York-Capital Markets) and Of Counsel Andrew ("Buddy")Donohue (New York-Investment Funds)
United States
15 Oct 2018
Proposed Revisions To EU Guidelines On Stress Testing Of Money Market Funds
On September 28, 2018, ESMA opened a consultation on proposed updates to the Guidelines on stress test scenarios for Money Market Funds ...
European Union
10 Oct 2018
Delaware Divisive Merger Statute
Effective August 1, 2018, the Delaware Limited Liability Company Act (DLLCA) was amended to include a new § 18-217.
United States
27 Sep 2018
Government's Strategy For The UK's Asset Management Industry
On December 6, 2017, HM Treasury published the second U.K. Investment Management Strategy which sets out the U.K. Government's long-term strategy for ensuring that the United Kingdom...
9 Jan 2018
A U.S. Federal Securities Law Primer For Family Offices
An investment organization dedicated to managing a family's wealth is often referred to as a "family office."
United States
14 Mar 2017
Financial Stability Board Publishes Final Recommendations To Address Structural Vulnerabilities From Asset Management Activities
On January 12, 2017, the FSB published a report on policy recommendations to address structural vulnerabilities from asset management activities.
United States
3 Mar 2017
Privacy And Cybersecurity Checklist When Designing A Family Office
It is important to make sure the privacy and cybersecurity concerns are addressed and the governance and information security infrastructures are set up to get it right from the start.
United States
4 Oct 2016
The Panama Papers And The Voluntary Disclosure Conundrum
On June 26, 2016, a widened Panama Canal will open for business after a ten-year, USD5.3bn expansion project is completed.
United States
29 Jun 2016
US Financial Stability Oversight Council Focuses On Asset Management Products And Activities
On April 18, 2016, the US Financial Stability Oversight Council issued an update on its multi-year review of potential financial stability risks in the asset management industry.
United States
28 Apr 2016
Treasury And IRS Issue Regulations On Inversions And Earnings Stripping
On April 4, 2016, the Treasury Department and the IRS issued temporary regulations under Section 7874 on inversion transactions that added some new restrictions and implemented provisions previewed in two prior IRS notices.
United States
20 Apr 2016
IRS Remains Focused On Off Shore Tax Enforcement
On January 27, 2016, the US Department of Justice announced that it had signed the final non-prosecution agreement with a Category 2 Swiss bank.
United States
17 Feb 2016
Abu Dhabi Global Market: Establishing A Company
This memorandum provides a brief overview of the Companies Regulations 2015 published by Abu Dhabi Global Market on 14 June 2015.
United Arab Emirates
3 Dec 2015
US District Court Grants "John Doe" Summonses For Information Related To Off-Shore Accounts In Belize
These summonses permit the IRS to seek records of the Belize Banks' correspondent accounts at Bank of America, N.A. and Citibank, N.A.
United States
25 Nov 2015
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