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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
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
Timeline For Initial FATCA Implementation Extended
The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service announced on July 12, 2013 a general six-month extension to the timeline for initial implementation of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act or FATCA from January 1, 2014 to July 1, 2014.
United States
16 Jul 2013
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