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January 2021 Regulatory Updates

Feb 2, 2021 | Compliance Updates, iComply Insights

Regulatory Actions and Updates from Around the Globe

Enforcement Highlights – January 2021

 

United States

 

  • Fund manager at MG Capital Management real estate fund was charged by the SEC with misappropriating $7 million from retail investors.

 

  • The SEC charged Deutsche Bank AG with violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) due to a lack of sufficient internal accounting controls. The bank agreed to pay $43 million in disgorgement and interest.

 

Germany:

 

Hong Kong:

 

Regulatory Updates

Austria:

An Austrian startup building an app for trading in security tokens became the first fintech company to be admitted to Austria’s Financial Market Authority (FMA) regulatory sandbox.

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FMA announced that it has granted registration to 18 virtual asset providers since tightening anti-money laundering regulations in January 2020.

 

 

Past events:

Mergers & Acquisitions – The Future of Enhanced Due Diligence

 

Missed our January 2021 Fireside Chat? Watch the full event where guest panelists discuss the trends for enhanced due diligence within mergers and acquisitions for both buyers and sellers, and the importance that proper due diligence plays in successful M&A transactions.

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