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Delaware Supreme Court Rejects Presumption Of Confidentiality For Books-And-Records Productions
The Delaware Supreme Court yesterday rejected a presumption of confidentiality for documents produced pursuant to books-and-records inspection requests under § 220 of the Delaware General Corporation
United States
12 Aug 2019
CFTC Adopts Additional Exemptions From Annual Privacy Notice Delivery Requirement
On April 19, 2019, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) approved a final rule revising the annual privacy notice delivery requirements applicable to CFTC registered commodity trading
United States
15 May 2019
U.S. House Continues To Explore Blockchain Regulation
Following up on their recent introduction of the Token Taxonomy Act, Representatives Darren Soto (D-FL) and Warren Davidson (R-OH) have teamed up again to introduce a new slate of bipartisan bills related to virtual currency.
United States
11 Apr 2019
"Passthrough Deduction" Regulations Finalized
The passthrough deduction provides a maximum effective rate of 29.6%.
United States
20 Mar 2019
CFTC Issues $2 Million Whistleblower Award To Individual Whistleblower For Analysis Of Market Data
On March 4, 2019, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued a whistleblower award totaling more than $2 million to be paid to an individual whistleblower
United States
14 Mar 2019
NFA Issues Guidance On Information Systems Security Programs And CPO Internal Controls Systems
The NFA has amended its existing guidance to its members on Information Systems Security Programs (ISSPs) ...
United States
14 Mar 2019
Special Issues Under Sections 13(d) And 16 For Hedge Funds
The latest chapter in our Practical Guide to the Regulation of Hedge Fund Trading Activities has been released.
United States
25 Jan 2019
Regulation Round Up December 2018
The European Central Bank ("ECB") published a document setting out its cyber resilient oversign expectations for financial market infrastructures.
8 Jan 2019
The Proposed BEAT Regulations
On December 13, 2018, the Internal Revenue Service and the Department of the Treasury released proposed regulations with respect to the "base erosion and anti-abuse tax" under section 59A of the Internal Revenue Code.
United States
7 Jan 2019
N.D. Illinois Refuses To Expand Reach Of Commodity Exchange Act Whistleblower Provisions
On October 22, 2018, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois granted a Rule 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss a first-impression whistleblower retaliation claim...
United States
14 Nov 2018
CFTC Commissioner: Code Developers May Be Accountable For Smart Contracts
Recently at a conference in Dubai, Brian Quintenz, who is a Commodity Futures Trading Commission Commissioner, expressed his personal opinion on the conceptual challenges in applying the CFTC's regulatory oversight.
United States
9 Nov 2018
UK Tax Round Up: October 2018
The Autumn Budget will be presented later today and the Finance Bill 2019 will be published on 7 November.
1 Nov 2018
General UK Tax Developments: October 2018
The Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) has published its response to the profit fragmentation rules published on 6 July 2018 in Clause 10 and Schedule 6 of the draft Finance Bill 2019.
1 Nov 2018
CFTC Proposes To Streamline CPO And CTA Regulations By Codifying Prior Relief
On October 9, 2018, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) proposed new rules in connection with the CFTC's Project KISS Initiative directed at simplifying Commodity Pool Operator (CPO) and Commodity Trading Advisor (CTA) regulations.
United States
24 Oct 2018
Virtual Currencies Can Be Regulated By CFTC As A "Commodity"
In a notable ruling, a Massachusetts district court declined to dismiss a complaint filed by the Commodity Future Trading Commission ("CFTC") against an entity over an alleged fraudulent virtual currency offering.
United States
3 Oct 2018
Fifth Circuit Affirms Dismissal Of ERISA Stock Drop Action
The Fifth Circuit agreed that a participant in Idearc's 401(k) plan failed to plausibly plead that the plan fiduciary's failure to act on publicly available information about Idearc amounted to a breach of fiduciary duty...
United States
14 Aug 2018
Implications For Launch Of tZERO, First U.S. Registered ATS
The world's first SEC-registered cryptocurrency exchange may be just around the corner. As detailed in their October 24 Form 8-K, subsidiary tZERO has entered into a joint venture with The Argon Group and RenGen LLC to launch a U.S. registered Alternative Trading System ("ATS") for digital tokens
United States
29 Jan 2018
Busy Day For CFTC And SEC Cryptocurrency Regulators: Enforcement Actions, A Public Letter, And Joint Statement
The CFTC and SEC made numerous headlines Friday in their ongoing efforts to provide regulatory oversight of cryptocurrency markets.
United States
29 Jan 2018
Bitcoin Futures Trading Kicks Off; CFTC To Monitor Risk
CBOE Global Markets Inc. (CBOE) began trading CFTC-approved bitcoin futures on December 10th, and CME Group Inc. (CME) will begin trading them on December 18th.
United States
12 Dec 2017
Regulation Round Up - November 2017
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published an alert setting out key considerations for principals who have appointed representatives or introducer appointed representatives.
5 Dec 2017
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