The pace of regulatory change at the end of 2019 was fast and furious which resulted in a raft of legislative changes that became operative during the first quarter of 2020.
Kennedys Law LLP
Recent insurer registrations reported by the Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA) show that Bermuda continues to deliver on its established reputation for finding innovative solutions for...
In each quarterly issue of the Appleby Asia Alert, we bring you the latest offshore legislative and regulatory updates in the technology and innovation sector.
The Government of Bermuda set the stage for developing the island's fintech sector in early 2018 by announcing its agenda to develop a legal and regulatory framework that created a welcoming...
British Virgin Islands
On August 31, 2020, the Financial Services (Fintech Regulatory Sandbox) Regulations 2020 came into force, significantly enhancing the British Virgin Islands regulatory framework...
The British Virgin Islands recently introduced new regulations relating to products and services in the innovative fintech space, reaffirming its commitment to remaining ...
Initial coin offerings (ICOs) of crypto-currencies, tokens and other block chain based assets have raised billions of dollars in recent years.
Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have led to enormous wealth being generated, rapidly taking individuals from modest means to the realms of the ultra-wealthy.
Entities regulated under the Insurance Law will need to implement cybersecurity measures in proportion to their cyber risk profile by 27 November 2020 following the release of the Rule and...
The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) has updated its Rule and Statement of Guidance – Cybersecurity for Regulated Entities following feedback received during a private sector consultation.
Gibraltar's regulatory standards and framework for the regulation of virtual asset service providers (VASPs)
NAGELE Attorneys at Law LLC
Our Managing Partner Thomas Nägele published his Master Thesis «Secondary Market for Security Tokens — The need for a new regulatory approach at the European Union level».
ELVINGER HOSS PRUSSEN, société anonyme
What happened before the Bill of Law 7637? On 1 March 2019, a new article 18bis was inserted in the Law of 1 August 2001 on the circulation of securities stating in essence that account keepers may hold securities accounts ...
The financial services industry has seen drastic technology-led innovation over the past years.
The MFSA has issued a Guidance Paper on the role of the MLRO within entities which are Subject Persons operating in the regulated
ACT No. XX of 2013, published in Malta on the 24th of December 2013 was purposely enacted to make provision with respect to Company Service Providers, to provide for matters ancillary or incidental thereto, and to amend various Financial Services Laws.
The Financial Services sector is a major contributor to the Maltese Economy when all economic effects are taken into account. In fact, the sector as a whole ...
The MFSA has launched the MFSA FinTech Regulatory Sandbox (‘the Sandbox') during a press conference held on the 22nd of July 2020.
AXIS Fiduciary Ltd
In its attempt to keep pace with the fast evolving fintech landscape, the financial services commission has issued a guidance note on Security Token Trading System. The CEO Mr. Dhanesswurnath Thakoor
Human history has shown that any new technology invented and introduced to society will revolutionize how it works and lives.