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Ian Gobin, Harneys

Offshore legal and fund structure considerations

By Ian Gobin (pictured) & Philip Graham – 2020 is a presidential election year in the US. Economists generally forecast a period leading up to it which avoids any major US financial market upsets. However, this time it’s building up to


SEC cancels vote on changes to whistleblower programme

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has canceled its meeting to vote on proposed rule changes to its whistleblower program. According to the SEC’s open meeting website, the meeting, previously scheduled for October 23rd, is “Cancelled.” It is reported that

SEC to vote on changes to whistleblower law

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is neeting on Wednesday 23 October to vote on proposed changes to the SEC’s highly successful Dodd-Frank Act whistleblower reward program. If approved, the proposed changes will destroy vital whistleblower protections, undermine the


CFTC issues statement on manufactured credit events

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued a statement regarding manufactured credit events in connection with credit default swaps (CDS).  The CFTC statement says: ”The CDS market functions based on the premise that firms referenced in CDS contracts seek


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