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FCA list of cooperation agreements with third country regulators in context of outsourcing portfolio management services under MiFID II

On 14 June 2018, the FCA published a list of the supervisory authorities in third countries with which it has cooperation agreements that meet the requirements set out in Article 32(2) of Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/565 supplementing MiFID II … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Why the Crypto-Enforcement Onslaught by U.S. Regulators Has Just Begun

John Reed Stark One of the most significant recent developments in the financial world has been the sudden proliferation of cryptocurrencies. The quick rise of digital currencies seemingly caught regulators by surprise; regulatory action and involvement was slow to develop. … Continue reading

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State Regulators Announce Cryptocurrency Crackdown

On May 21, the North American Securities Administrators Association (“NASAA”) announced a massive and coordinated series of enforcement actions by U.S. state and Canadian provincial regulators to combat fraudulent practices involving cryptocurrency-related investment products. As cryptocurrencies have gained in popularity, … Continue reading

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Herbicide Regulators Differ on Whether to Ban Dicamba

As the weather heats up and summer gets into full swing, so does the growing season for major crops in America, bringing with it an enduring problem: weeds. Chemicals that kill weeds—herbicides—serve as an important tool for weed control. The … Continue reading

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IOSCO Annual Conference focuses on key challenges facing securities regulators

On 10 May 2018, the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) issued a press release concerning its latest Annual Conference which discussed current issues facing securities market regulators. IOSCO reports that the public sessions of the Annual Conference focused on … Continue reading

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