On Oct. 23, 2020, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (FRB) (FinCEN and the FRB


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On Oct. 7, 2020, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) held an open meeting and issued a notice proposing a conditional exemption from securities broker-dealer registration under Section 15


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On Aug. 26, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission adopted amendments to its Regulation D to cautiously expand the definition of “accredited investor” in the Commission’s rules. The change will


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On Aug. 5, 2020, the SEC proposed modifications to current rules and forms that would significantly change the disclosures required of mutual funds and exchange traded funds (ETFs) that report


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Legislative measures implemented by the Italian government in response to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) to ensure a more favourable framework for the granting of new financing and tackling liquidity shortage


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On May 20, 2020, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), which regulates national banks, released a Final Rule intended to strengthen and modernize the implementation of the


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