Fourteenth edition highlights challenges of cybersecurity, balancing data protection and discovery obligations.
November 15, 2018
On October 17, the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF, Quebec’s securities regulator) held a public information session on the proposed framework for distribution by internet and distribution other than through a representative of insurance products and financial services.
November 13, 2018
A review of recent Pensions Ombudsman determinations highlighting the need for decision-makers to be capable of demonstrating the rationale behind their decisions….
November 12, 2018
The Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General of the Criminal Division of the US Department of Justice (DOJ), delivered an important speech that touched on several key issues for legal and compliance...
This article was originally published on LexisPSL Banking & Finance in June 2018.
November 09, 2018
The implications of blockchain and other disruptive technologies for many legal areas have been addressed by a variety of regulators
After 3 years of hearings, in a judgment handed down on November 7, 2018, the Supreme Court has unanimously denied Barnardo’s permission to switch from the Retail Prices Index to the generally lower Consumer Prices Index as its measure for calculating benefit increases.
November 08, 2018
Blockchain – a type of distributed ledger technology (DLT) – has become a buzzword of late. Leaving the hype aside, when applied to the energy sector, it has the potential to reduce business complexity and improve profitability.
On many international project financings, the main cash flow generated by the project is denominated in the local currency which does not match the currency (e.g. US Dollars) which is used to pay debt service or perhaps to calculate the equity commitment for any foreign sponsors.
November 05, 2018
A US District Court Judge in the Southern District of New York provided some reassurance to market participants concerned about being able to bring claims involving blockchain-based transactions against foreign entities in US courts.