The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will meet at 9am on 2 September, 2020 to vote on proposed changes to the SEC's highly successful Dodd-Frank Act whistleblower reward programme.
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The Hedge Fund Association (HFA), an international nonprofit trade and nonpartisan lobbying organisation, says it applauds the US Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) amendments to the “accredited investor” definition.
Singapore Exchange (SGX) and Cassini Sytems are teaming up to provide SGX market participants to meet Uncleared Margin Rules (UMR) requirements.
OSL Secures 'approval in Principal' from Hong Kong SFC for virtual asset automated trading and brokerage
OSL has secured approval-in-principle for Type 1 and Type 7 licenses from the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) for automated virtual asset trading and brokerage.
Huobi Asset Management (Hong Kong), the wholly-owned asset management subsidiary of Huobi Technology Holdings, has been granted with Type 4 (advising on securities) and Type 9 (asset management) licenses by the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) to conduct the respective regulated activities.
Samtrade FX, an online trading brokerage that is committed to providing traders with safe, easy and low-cost access to Forex and Contracts for Differences (CFD) trading, has been registered and authorised as an Appointed Representative by the UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
Asset managers and investment funds have largely remained “operationally resilient” during the coronavirus crisis, but depressed asset volumes along with closer scrutiny of leverage and short-selling remain key issues for the sector during the ongoing pandemic, according to a new KPMG study into regulatory scrutiny of the industry.
The largest global clearinghouses (CCPs) demonstrated the resilience of their credit and liquidity profiles in early 2020 despite a spike in market volatility and unprecedented operational disruptions driven by economic fallout from the global pandemic, Fitch Ratings says.
Jersey Finance is expecting an increase in fund migration to the island following an amendment to the Limited Partnership (Jersey) Law 1994.
The UK Financial conduct has taken what Capco managing principal Reuben Karuna-Nidhi describes as the first positive steps in the long journey toward crypto asset regulation.