British Virgin Islands
On 9 September 2022, the British Virgin Islands ("BVI") Government published a draft Virtual Assets Service Providers Act ("VASP Act") for consultation with industry.
The British Virgin Islands is one of the world's leading international financial centres and is well known for its flexible commercial legislation and English-based legal system.
The Japanese asset management industry has continued to grow since the Bank of Japan embarked on monetary policies designed to vanquish deflation.
The closing day of Sustainable Finance Week focused on carbon markets and pricing, the role of the investment industry and building a net-zero investment portfolio.
The second day of WE ARE GUERNSEY's Sustainable Finance Week explored the theme of the energy transition, what it means for financial market participants and the role of the private sector in the move away from brown industries.
Every company and every industry will be "transformed by the transition to net-zero", delegates heard at the third and final core day of 2022 Guernsey Sustainable Finance Week,...
The opening day of WE ARE GUERNSEY's Sustainable Finance Week saw the launch of two significant initiatives, highlighting the finance centre's leading positing in sustainable finance.
A new report commissioned by Guernsey Finance, in association with Baringa Partners, identifies the vital role that the financial services industry can play in achieving a just transition to a net zero future.
We have compiled the following chronology table which serves as a quick reference point to track the circulars and guidance published by HK financial services regulators in relation to COVID-19.
It's interesting to see HKMA back in action and more active post-COVID.
Arendt & Medernach
On 21 September, the CSSF published the results of a general public survey on sustainable finance. The survey was commissioned by the CSSF, the Fondation ABBL...
On 20 September 2022, the Luxembourg Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (the CSSF) published a list of questions and answers (the CSSFFAQ) on the application...
Chevalier & Sciales
On May 16, 2022, the CSSF issued a new circular 22/811 regarding the authorisation and organisation of entities acting as UCI administrator (the Circular) replacing Chapter D of Circular IML 91/75.
Malta and UAE are long established commercial partners in industries such as tourism, telecoms, construction and are currently looking at new ways of boosting business and trade flows.
Job searching is not easy. It is a time-consuming journey, emotional, full of ups and downs.
In view of the expiry of Mr Hunkin's contract as CEO of the Bank in November this year, the Board of Directors has identified Mr Kenneth Farrugia as the successor to the role.
On the 6th of September 2022, The Malta Financial Services Authority (the ‘MFSA') issued a circular on Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (‘MiFID II')...
In 2020, money lending activity, which was previously regulated by the Bank of Mauritius, came under the purview of the Financial Services Commission (FSC). A new section 14A was included in the...
New research* from diversified financial services group Ocorian shows institutional investors are still confident about demand for alternative asset...
While borrowers continue to suffer from the rates hike from the beginning of the year, with the rising inflationary concerns, investment-grade and the government bonds market has not faired well either.