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Regulation of Products

ASIC asks for more powers while coping with criticism

Kenneth Hayne, the head of the Australian Financial Services Royal Commission, has issued an interim report to the public which outlines the shortcomings of the country's regulatory regime in stark terms. The Au...

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Regulation of Products

TCC's regulatory update

In this regulatory update we look at some major publications from the UK's Financial Conduct Authority, including the FCA’s plans to keep regulation going in the event of the UK leaving the European Union withou...

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Regulation of Products

Hong Kong sets out new regulatory approach to virtual assets

The Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong is going to impose licensing conditions on firms which manage or intend to manage portfolios that invest in virtual assets, irrespective of whether those assets...

Latest News

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Fines and Punishment

Satabank depositors to begin to recover money

A few weeks after the Malta Financial Services Authority ordered Satabank to refrain from taking further deposits and onboarding new customers, it is trying to reassure depositors that they will receive their mo...

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Regulation of Products

NYDFS grants Bitlicence to NYDIG

The New York State Department of Financial Services has approved the application of NYDIG Execution, a subsidiary of NYDIG LLC, for a virtual currency licence and a money transmission licence. It has also author...

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Jurisdiction Focus

FCA pays out for logging incorrect information on register

The UK's Daily Telegraph has obtained a 'freedom of information' disclosure from the Financial Conduct Authority to the effect that it received 15 complaints from individuals related to alleged incorrect, mislea...