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Shearman & Sterling Leads And Founds The Inaugural Edition Of AI, Machine Learning & Big Data Edition
Shearman & Sterling attorneys acted as the founding lead editors and contributors to key chapters in the latest Global Legal Insights edition entitled, AI, Machine Learning & Big Data, a book published by Global Legal Group Ltd, London.
United States
9 Aug 2019
How Should Competition Law React To FinTech?
Financial technology companies, known as ‘fintechs,' are an increasingly prominent and disruptive presence in the financial services market.
United States
8 Aug 2019
Market Trends 2018/19: Investment Companies
This market trends article reviews the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regulatory agenda, releases, speeches, and statements for hints
United States
25 Jul 2019
Financial Services Regulations For The Fintech Entrepreneur
Partner Nathan Greene and associate Justin Reda (both New York-Investment Funds) have published a two-part article titled "Financial Services Regulation for Fintech Companies"
United States
10 Jul 2019
District Of Connecticut Certifies Class In Cryptocurrency Mining Suit, Holding That Proposed Class Could Establish Reliance Based On Common Proof
On June 21, 2019, Judge Michael P. Shea of the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut granted plaintiffs' motion to certify a class of investors in an action alleging that two cryptocurrency companies falsely
United States
4 Jul 2019
CRE Equity Tokenization: A Path For Enhanced Liquidity
Moving real estate assets into a blockchain enhances the efficiency and transparency of trading, according to Shearman & Sterling attorneys Kris Ferranti and Cristiana Modesti.
United States
25 Jun 2019
The Cryptocurrency Custody Conundrum
As blockchain technology grows in popularity, the US Securities and Exchange Commission faces a conundrum: how should it regulate the safekeeping or custody of a digital asset owned by an investment fund or managed account?
United States
23 May 2019
Fintech: Achieving Better Balance
Studies show that VC investors would benefit from investing in companies founded by women.
United States
19 Mar 2019
Governance & Securities Law Focus: Asia Edition, February 2019
In this newsletter, we provide a snapshot of the principal Asian, U.S., European and selected international governance and securities law developments of interest to Asian corporates and financial institutions.
19 Feb 2019
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
Risk Disclosure—SEC Areas Of Focus In 2019
In a recent speech, SEC Chairman Jay Clayton emphasized three areas of risk disclosure that the SEC will monitor in the upcoming filing season: (1) Brexit, (2) the transition away from LIBOR
United States
6 Feb 2019
SEC Report Urges Public Companies To Consider Cyber Threats In Internal Accounting Controls
On 16 October 2018, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a report on an investigation conducted by the SEC's Division of Enforcement ...
United States
5 Feb 2019
CFIUS Update: Regulations Require Mandatory Filings For Certain Critical Technologies; Process Of Identifying Emerging Technologies Begins
When it was enacted in August 2018, the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018(FIRRMA) overhauled the US law governing CFIUS national security reviews for the first time in 11 years
United States
31 Jan 2019
Governance & Securities Law Focus: Europe Edition - January 2019
Below is a summary of the main developments in US and EU corporate governance and securities law and certain financial markets regulation developments since
28 Jan 2019
Targeting Iran-Based Cyber Malfeasors, OFAC Identifies Associated Digital Currency Addresses
On November 28, OFAC took action against two Iranian individuals, Ali Khorashadizadeh and Mohammad Ghorbaniyan, for their alleged role facilitating payment ...
28 Jan 2019
Trump Administration Targets Russian Hackers And Other Malign Actors
On December 19, OFAC and the State Department announced concerted action against Russian malign cyberactors for their alleged role in various disruptive hacking schemes throughout the world.
Russian Federation
28 Jan 2019
California District Court Dismisses Exchange Act Claims Based On The PSLRA Safe Harbor For Forward Looking Statements
On December 13, 2018, Judge Manuel L. Real of the United States District Court for the Central District of California granted defendants' motion to dismiss plaintiffs' first amended complaint asserting claims for violations of ...
United States
25 Jan 2019
UK Conduct Authority Consults On Permanent Product Intervention Measures
On December 7, 2018, the U.K. FCA launched two consultations proposing to prohibit the sale, marketing and distribution of binary options to retail consumers and to restrict the sale ...
28 Dec 2018
UK Financial Conduct Authority Reports On Cyber Security Resilience In Financial Services
On November 27, 2018, the FCA published a report entitled "Cyber and Technology Resilience: Themes from cross-sector survey 2017-2018."
28 Dec 2018
District Of New Jersey Denies Motion To Dismiss Class Action Against Blockchain-Based Company, Finding That Plaintiff Adequately Pled Defendants' Initial Coin Offering Constituted The Offer And Sale Of Unregistered Securities
On December 10, 2018, Judge Susan D. Wigenton of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey denied defendants' motion to dismiss a putative class action
United States
21 Dec 2018
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