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    To add further to the continued developing nature of the regulatory perimeter for virtual assets (“VA”) in the United Arab Emirates (“UAE”), the UAE Cabinet (“Cabinet”) has introduced a new regulation governing VAs which will be the first of its kind in this sector at a federal level (the “Decision”). ...

  • Purple drop

    Following HM Treasury’s proposal to prohibit authorised firms from approving financial promotions from unauthorised persons, unless they have successfully passed through a new “regulatory gateway” process operated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) (see our summary here), the FCA has now published its own consultation paper (CP 22/27) on this ...

  • Business People Commuter

    Ensuring the D&I reality lives up to the rhetoric The FCA has published the findings from its review of how financial services firms are approaching diversity and inclusion (D&I) strategies. The review is part of the FCA’s wider work to improve D&I in the financial services sector which includes the ...

  • lock and key

    The English High Court has recently granted summary judgment in favour of Mr Gary Jones, who brought claims against the First Defendant (the persons unknown who transferred Mr Jones’ cryptocurrencies to other accounts) and Second Defendant (the persons unknown who owned or controlled the accounts into which the cryptocurrencies were ...

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    Janesh s/o Rajkumar v Unknown Person (“CHEFPIERRE”) [2022] SGHC 264 was a landmark case where the Singapore High Court granted a worldwide freezing injunction preventing the sale or transfer of a non-fungible token (“NFT”). The case sets a significant precedent for the recognition of NFTs as legal property in Singapore, ...

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