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  • AML and security by design: consensus and collaboration


    Event date: 01 October 2019

    Elliptic with the support of Simmons & Simmons JWS and Global Digital Finance, will be organising a series of crypto-workshops in Asia for banks, asset managers and start-ups. The session, which will include speakers from PwC Singapore and other banks, aims to help banks and asset managers understand more about market and regulatory developments, collaboration opportunities, and how they can ask the right questions of crypto-players.

  • FinTech Fund launch 2019: hear from Monzo on how to build a FinTech unicorn


    Event date: 03 October 2019

    What are the greatest challenges facing new FinTech businesses today? Join us as we hear from Tristan Thomas, Monzo’s Head of Marketing and Community, about Monzo’s success story.

  • BaFin Explanatory Note on PRIIPs Regulation Restricted access


    Submitted: 30 August 2019

    On 22 August 2019, the BaFin published an Explanatory Note (Merkblatt) on the regulatory classification of certain characteristics of corporate bonds under the PRIIPs Regulation.

  • Contributing Editors for the 2019/20 Telecoms and Media edition of Getting The Deal Through


    Submitted: 30 August 2019

    We are pleased to have contributed again to the Telecoms and Media edition of Getting the Deal Through.

  • Oversight August 2019 - Proposed Hong Kong Limited Partnership Regime for Funds


    Submitted: 20 August 2019

    The Hong Kong Financial Secretary stated ​in the 2019-20 budget speech that the Government had been studying the establishment of a limited partnership regime for private equity funds. The Government has now set out further its proposals after discussions with various regulatory authorities. This Oversight summarises and comments on those proposals as well as the related issues identified previously by the Hong Kong Financial Services Development Council of taxation, and SFC licensing.

  • ESMA sets guidelines for Money Market Funds Stress Tests


    Submitted: 25 July 2019

    European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has issued the guidelines regarding the stress testing of money market funds and reporting on money market funds to national competent authorities (NCAs), aimed at ensuring a coherent application of the Money Market Fund (MMF) Regulation.

  • Oversight July 2019 - New account opening under the code of conduct


    Submitted: 19 July 2019

    This edition of Oversight focuses on the procedural updates under the Code of Conduct and the practical implications of intermediaries.

  • ICT Horizons - Summer 2019 Restricted access


    Submitted: 19 June 2019

    The purpose of ICT Horizons is to update clients on material legal and regulatory developments relating to commercial / ICT law and make recommendations in relation to the issues arising from those developments.

  • New data portability and data innovation laws proposed in Singapore


    Submitted: 04 June 2019

    The Personal Data Protection Commission of Singapore (PDPC) has issued a public consultation on data portability and data innovation provisions on 22 May 2019 (Consultation) as part of its ongoing review of Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (PDPA).

  • Push towards ethical use of personal data in FinTech development in Hong Kong


    Submitted: 30 May 2019

    The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has recently issued a Circular on the use of personal data in FinTech development. The Circular is of particular interest for those in the banking and FinTech sectors involved in product development and innovation.

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