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Gibraltar Issues Statement On Initial Coin Offerings
The Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC) issued a statement on initial coin offerings on 22 September.
Gibraltar
10 Oct 2017
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Steady Steps Forward For Qatar
As the crisis between the GCC remains unresolved, the adverse impact of the crisis and the blockade on Qatar cannot be ignored.
Qatar
3 Oct 2017
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Final 2017 TRID Rule Does Little To Ease Liability Concerns; Proposed Legislation Already In The Works To Address Shortcomings
Nearly two years after the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure rule went into effect (on October 3, 2015) and one year after the CFPB closed a comment period on a NPRM to adjust and clarify the rule, ...
United States
15 Sep 2017
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Spokeo Redux: Ninth Circuit Holds That A Statutory Violation Under FCRA May, Without More, Establish A Concrete Injury For Purposes Of Article III Standing
The Ninth Circuit has opined, again, on whether a statutory violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act ("FCRA"), 15 U.S.C. §§ 1681, et seq.—by itself—constitutes a concrete injury for Article III standing purposes.
United States
31 Aug 2017
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APRA Proposes Reforms To The ADI Licencing Regime
On 15 August 2017, the Australian Prudential Regulating Authority (APRA) published a discussion paper entitled ‘Licensing: A phased approach to authorising new entrants to the banking industry‘.
Australia
29 Aug 2017
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Quick Link Guide for MiFID II Guidance
For convenience, we have also including links to several regulators' websites that contains useful information.
Worldwide
23 Aug 2017
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DAO And The Art Of Securities Regulation: SEC Clarifies That Digital Tokens May Be Securities
The rapid rise of distributed ledger technology and the spate of recent initial coin offerings ("ICOs") have focused attention on whether, and in what circumstances, virtual currencies and digital tokens may be securities whose offer ...
United States
18 Aug 2017
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FCA Comments On The Extraterritorial Effect Of MiFID II
In a letter to the AIMA made available to AIMA members on Monday, August 7, the FCA responded to a request from AIMA seeking interpretation and guidance on MiFID II requirements...
United States
18 Aug 2017
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Proposed APRA Powers Over Non-Bank Lenders
Treasury has pointed out that these powers do not equate to ongoing regulation and supervision by APRA of non-bank lenders.
Australia
18 Aug 2017
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All In This Together: New FinTech Partnership In Abu Dhabi
Both parties said that they would like to encourage entrepreneurship, foster ethical and responsible investments, and highlight opportunities for Islamic-compliant FinTech services and Islamic finance activities for the region and beyond.
United Arab Emirates
17 Aug 2017
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CFPB Promulgates, House Seeks To Repeal, Final Arbitration Agreements Rule
Recently, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) promulgated its final arbitration agreement rule.
United States
17 Aug 2017
12
Qatar's Quiet Summer Months
We are currently witnessing the annual Gulf summer slowdown as locals and expats travel during their annual leave.
Qatar
16 Aug 2017
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PSD2 Major Incident Reporting Guidelines
On July 27 2017, the European Banking Authority (EBA) published the Final Guidelines (the Guidelines) on major incident reporting under the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2).
United States
16 Aug 2017
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Summer In Qatar
The change in the geopolitical situation in the GCC as a result of a number of countries severing all diplomatic ties with Qatar and blocking all borders (air, land and sea) with it has raised some initial concerns...
Qatar
14 Aug 2017
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Australia Stepping Closer To Open Banking
The Australian Treasury has announced an independent review into open banking in Australia. Open banking will require banks to share product and customer data with customers and third parties with the consent of the customer.
Australia
3 Aug 2017
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FCA Payment Services Rule Making Powers Extended
The UK FCA has issued a statement expressing concern that payment institutions and e-money institutions may have used currency converter tools in relation to their currency transfer services in a misleading way.
UK
3 Aug 2017
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Delaware's No-Usury-Cap Rule Deemed Unenforceable As Contrary To New York Public Policy In FDCPA Class Action
In light of its analysis of the parties' choice-of-law provision, the court certified a narrower class than the plaintiff had proposed.
United States
31 Jul 2017
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MiFID II Toolkit For Global Investment Managers
This Toolkit summarizes several key aspects of MiFID II that may impact the trading activities and other operations of global investment managers with offices or clients in the EU.
European Union
28 Jul 2017
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U.S. Supreme Court Sides With Merchants In Credit Card Surcharge Case, But The Fight Isn't Over Yet
On March 29, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a New York statute restricting credit card surcharges regulated commercial speech.
United States
28 Jul 2017
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Financial Choice Act Moves To The House Floor
On May 4, the House Financial Services Committee ("HFSC") concluded its three-day markup of H.R.10, the Financial Choice Act ("FCA"), a bill to reform the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform...
United States
27 Jul 2017
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