Digital Assets Report

Legal & Regulation

Priya Mehta, Buzzacott

IFPR: the time to act is now

Firms falling within the remit of the FCA’s new Investment Firm Prudential Regime (IFPR) cannot afford to be passive. They need to set themselves on the right path now if they are to meet the January 2022 compliance deadline. Some

Action ahead – firms to plan for IFPR compliance

By A Paris – January 2022 may seem far away but the preparations financial services firms in the UK need to make to comply with the incoming Investment Firm Prudential Regime (IFPR) are considerable and they need to think about it now, if they

SEC looking to strengthen whistleblower programme

Gary Gensler, Chair of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has revealed that the SEC is reviewing its whistleblower programme. Delivering keynote remarks at the National Whistleblower Center’s (NWC) National Whistleblower Day 2021 celebration, Gensler spoke of the critical

Grayscale Digital Large Cap Fund becomes SEC reporting company

Grayscale Investments, a digital currency asset manager and the manager of Grayscale Digital Large Cap Fund (OTCQX: GDLC) (the Fund), has announced that the Registration Statement on Form 10 that it filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on

SEC charges hedge fund trader in lucrative front-running scheme

The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced fraud charges against Sean Wygovsky, a trader at a major Canada-based asset management firm, in connection with a long-running and lucrative front-running scheme that he perpetrated in the accounts of his close family

Guernsey amends PIF rules

The decision to amend the rules surrounding Guernsey’s Private Investment Fund (PIF) options is aimed at enabling more investors to take advantage of the structure, increasing the attractiveness of Guernsey as a jurisdiction of choice. Read the full story at


06 June, 2024 – 5:00 pm

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