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TARTER KRINSKY & DROGIN PROMOTES FOUR LAWYERS MARKET OUTLOOK, JANUARY BAKERHOSTETLER ADDS NOTABLE SECURITIES LITIGATION DEFENSE ATTORNEYDOUG GREENE IN SEATTLE EU PROSPECTUS REGULATION 2017/1129 INTRODUCING NEW PROSPECTUS REQUIREMENTS TO CYPRUS LAW NORWEGIAN SECURITIES FIRM CHOOSE BRICKNODE BROKER How to start a hedge fund? What is an income statement? BAKERHOSTETLER ADDS MICHAEL LAWHEAD TO CORPORATE PRACTICE IN COSTA MESA MARTIN RUSKIN CFPTM CHARTERED MCSI APPOINTED CHAIRMAN OF CISI IFP FORUM BNP PARIBAS ASSET MANAGEMENT COMPLETES END-TO-END FUND TRANSACTION TEST USING BLOCKCHAIN TADAWUL ANNOUNCES SIGNIFICANT MARKET ENHANCEMENTS ASSISTANT U.S. ATTORNEY PATRICK OTLEWSKI JOINS KING & SPALDING’S CHICAGO OFFICE THE END OF ENTERPRISE DATA MANAGEMENT AS WE KNOW IT: RADICAL CHANGES TO THE SOURCING, MASTERING AND DISTRIBUTION OF FINANCIAL DATA MORRISON & FOERSTER ELECTS 10 PARTNERS QTUM PARTNERS WITH BAOFENG TO BECOME BIGGER THAN BITCOIN AND ETHEREUM DIVERSITY THE KEY FOR NEW CISI SCOTTISH BRANCH PRESIDENT PSD2 – THE PINNACLE FOR A HARMONISED PAYMENT PLAYING FIELD VENABLE PROMOTES EIGHT TO COUNSEL WHAT IS MIFID II AND HOW WILL IT IMPACT SMES ALPHAMETRY LAUNCHES RESEARCH UNBUNDLING GUIDE FOR ASSET MANAGERS BAKERHOSTETLER ANNOUNCES SIX NEW PARTNERS Which type of portfolio might a young investor who is not afraid of risk choose? KAS BANK OUTLOOK FOR 2018 STROOCK ELEVATES 11 NEW PARTNERS AND SPECIAL COUNSEL FIVE DATA CHALLENGES EVERY INDEX PROVIDER FACES A REFRESHER ON CYPRUS TAX PRINCIPLES PEER MOUNTAIN LAUNCHES NEW SMARTCAP TOKEN SALE MODEL TO ENABLE TRANSPARENCY, MARKET-PRICING FOR ICOS POST-TRADE SERVICE PROVIDERS MUST CREATE VALUE BY OFFERING NEW SERVICES AND VALIDATING NEW TECHNOLOGIES CRYPTOCURRENCY INNOVATOR, BYZEN DIGITAL, APPOINTS AL BAWARDI CRITCHLOW FOUNDER AS NON-EXECUTIVE BOARD DIRECTOR WORKDAY ANNOUNCES FISCAL 2018 THIRD QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS ESTABLISHING A BUSINESS IN ISRAEL IN 2018 – WHAT TO EXPECT BELINDA MARTINEZ VEGA, A SEASONED LITIGATOR, JOINS VENABLE’S LOS ANGELES OFFICE BRICKVEST – REAL ESTATE OUTLOOK FOR 2018 NEW LAW TRANSPOSING MIFID II INTO CYPRUS LAW – MAIN LEGISLATIVE CHANGES CYSEC ANNOUNCEMENT ON VIRTUAL CURRENCIES ROBERT HAYS RE-ELECTED FOR FIFTH TERM AS KING & SPALDING CHAIRMAN MIRAE ASSET FINANCE VIETNAM TO ENGAGE IN A RELIABLE PARTNERSHIP WITH OUTSTANDING PRODUCTS STROOCK NAMES TWO NEW CO-LEADERS OF ITS BROAD CORPORATE PRACTICE DERIVATIVES SERVICE BUREAU REPORTS RISE IN REGISTRATIONS MOBILE MONEY: THE RISE OF CASHLESS ECONOMIES TAX ME NOW; PAY ME LATER? CORVIL UNVEILS NEW UTC TRACEABILITY SOLUTION FOR MIFID II AND CAT COMPLIANCE MIFID II – 100 DAYS OUT LEADING FINANCIAL SERVICES LITIGATOR JEFFREY Q. SMITH JOINS NEW YORK LAW FIRM PHILLIPS NIZER NEW RESEARCH: ‘HOW DOES IT STACK UP?’ CHAMPIONS COMPANIES WHICH ADAPT TO EVOLVING REQUIREMENTS, SHEDS LIGHT ON NEW REPORTING CHALLENGES ‘LONDON FUNDRAISING TOKEN MANIFESTO’ AIMS TO DISTINGUISH LONDON AS A WORLD LEADER IN CRYPTOCURRENCY INVESTMENT DAY FOUR AT SIBOS: BACK TO BUSINESS DAY THREE AT SIBOS: THE BEST WAY TO PREDICT THE FUTURE IS TO CREATE IT GAZE COIN TOKENS MADE AVAILABLE ON SAFTLAUNCH SIX SECURITIES SERVICES SOLVES WITHHOLDING TAX ISSUES FOR INVESTORS IN SWITZERLAND DAY TWO AT SIBOS: WELCOME GIANNA, REALLY INTELLIGENT AI, COMING IN 2018 DAY ONE AT SIBOS: DAVID AND ALL THE GOLIATHS A LEG TO STAND ON (ALTSO) HOSTS RECORD-BREAKING ROCKTOBERFEST IN CHICAGO SAVINGS, EFFICIENCIES AND GREATER RELIABILITY IN ENTITY VERIFICATION PROCESSES OF A COMBINED ANNUAL VALUE OF $650M TO THE FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY IDENTIFIED IN NEW RESEARCH INTO LEGAL ENTITY IDENTIFIERS IDENTITII LAUNCHES SOFTWARE AS A SERVICE (SAAS) ON MICROSOFT AZURE 40 BUY SIDE LEADERS TO PRESENT AT TRADETECH ASIA 2017 IN SINGAPORE MITON’S DAVID JANE: CLIMBING THE WALL OF WORRY THE MAJORITY OF THE FINANCIAL INDUSTRY BELIEVE THAT UP TO 40% OF OTC DERIVATIVE TRANSACTIONS ARE UN-COLLATERALISED GRANT & EISENHOFER LAUNCHES ESG INSTITUTE TO HELP GUIDE GLOBAL INSTITUTIONAL INVESTORS IN SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE AND SUSTAINABLE INVESTMENT BREXIT WILL ACCELERATE EVOLUTION OF CAPITAL MARKETS UNION (CMU). TARTER KRINSKY & DROGIN EXPANDS REAL ESTATE PRACTICE WITH ADDITION OF KEVIN GROARKE AS PARTNER “MUNIFIN” IN HELSINKI IS SUCCESSFULLY ADVANCING ITS COMPETITIVE OFFERING WITH ACUMEN TREASURY PLATFORM SIX SECURITIES SERVICES GOES LIVE WITH ITS TRADE REPOSITORY TO REPORT DERIVATIVES TRANSACTIONS IN SWITZERLAND OBSERVATIONS FROM OCIE’S CYBERSECURITY 2 INITIATIVE NEW RESEARCH REVEALS GAP BETWEEN COLLATERAL MANAGERS AND IT DECISION MAKERS NPL AND QUANTHOUSE PARTNER TO PROVIDE NPLTIME® PRECISE TIMING SERVICE TO MEET DEMAND AHEAD OF MIFID II IMPLEMENTATION TRUSTONIC UNDERPINS KOREAN NATIONAL CERTIFICATION PLATFORM CAREY OLSEN ADVISES ON US$122 MILLION ACQUISITION OF AFRICAN GOLD MINING COMPANY CISI AND CMAZ SIGN AGREEMENT TO BOOST PROFESSIONAL AND ETHICAL STANDARDS IN ZAMBIAN CAPITAL MARKET RESEARCH REVEALS REAL-TIME SETTLEMENT IS CRITICAL FOR COLLATERAL OPTIMISATION CISI NEW PENSION TRANSFERS QUALIFICATION GETS FCA GREEN LIGHT CISI ANNOUNCES MIFID II SEMINAR PARTNERSHIP WITH THOMSON REUTERS PING AN SECURITIES DEPLOYS FINASTRA TECHNOLOGY TO BOOST REVENUE AND ENTER NEW MARKETS STROOCK EXPANDS PRIVATE FUNDS GROUP WITH ADDITION OF PARTNER ERIC REQUENEZ FORMER SEC ENFORCEMENT CHIEF AND DEUTSCHE BANK GENERAL COUNSEL RICHARD H. WALKER JOINS KING & SPALDING IN NEW YORK NEW PRESIDENT FOR CISI WEST COUNTRY BRANCH AS&H LAW FIRM IN CO-OPERATION WITH CLIFFORD CHANCE ADVISES SAVOLA GROUP ON SAUDI ARABIA’S FIRST ACCELERATED BOOK-BUILT BLOCK TRADE THE FUTURE OF LIQUIDITY RISK MANAGEMENT ING-DIBA AND SCALABLE CAPITAL ENTER INTO PARTNERSHIP COULD A LARGE-SCALE CYBER ATTACK ON THE WORLD’S FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS CRASH AN ECONOMY? CANADIAN SECURITIES ADMINISTRATORS ISSUE GUIDANCE REGARDING CRYPTOCURRENCY OFFERINGS NPL PARTNERS WITH NEXGEN NETWORKSTO EXPAND NPLTIME® PRECISE TIMING SERVICE ACROSS EUROPE M&A DEAL LEAKS – DO REGULATORS NEED TO DO MORE? WHY ADVANCED SETTLEMENT COULD BE THE HOLY GRAIL FOR REVENUE AND GROWTH BRICKNODE LAUNCHES BRICKNODE FUND MANAGER FOR FUND ADMINISTRATION NEW LISTINGS RISE AND AWARD WIN FOR TISE WORKDAY ANNOUNCES FISCAL 2018 SECOND QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS JIBREL NETWORK SIGNS MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH DUBAI-BASED ARABIANCHAIN TO BRING SMART REGULATION TO MENA FORMER U.S. ATTORNEY ZACHARY FARDON JOINS KING & SPALDING TO LAUNCH THE FIRM’S CHICAGO OFFICE Global Banking & Finance Review awards Arab African International Bank as “The Best Investment Bank Egypt 2016” MUFG JOIN NEPTUNE AS THE THIRD DEALER IN 3 WEEKS FIVE REASONS WHY HONG KONG IS SET TO BE THE NEXT GLOBAL HUB FOR FINTECH HOW THE CFO CAN IMPROVE THEIR STAKEHOLDER RELATIONSHIPS THE ROAD TO AN OPEN PAYMENT PLATFORM: MAKING THE MOST OF BOJ-NET EXTREME NETWORKS PROVIDES EUROPEAN INVESTMENT BANK WITH SCALABLE, FUTURE-PROOF NETWORK BLOCKCHAIN TO BOOST REVENUES BY MORE THAN 5% SAY THREE-QUARTERS OF FINANCIAL SERVICES EXECUTIVES ABU DHABI GLOBAL MARKET INKS NEW PARTNERSHIPS WITH LABUAN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL CENTRE & LABUAN FINANCIAL SERVICES AUTHORITY FOSTERING A MUTUALLY BENEFICIAL RELATIONSHIP, SPURRING INNOVATION MFS ANNOUNCES £20M BOOST TO INDUSTRY-FIRST PROPERTY INVESTMENT DRIVE AICPA ISSUES NEW AUDITING STANDARD FOR AUDITOR RESPONSIBILITIES REGARDING EXEMPT SECURITIES SEC ISSUES INVESTIGATIVE REPORT CONCLUDING DAO TOKENS, A DIGITAL ASSET, WERE SECURITIES How do I choose my depositary? SYNECHRON SIGNS A CALYPSO IMPLEMENTATION DEAL WITH SIX GROUP, THE FINANCIAL SERVICES PROVIDER AND SWISS STOCK EXCHANGE INFRASTRUCTURE OPERATOR TARTER KRINSKY & DROGIN EXPANDS LITIGATION PRACTICE AND LAUNCHES SECURITIES AND FINANCIAL SERVICES LITIGATION GROUP WITH ADDITION OF CHARLES M. MILLER AS PARTNER MOMENTUM IN MCDERMOTT’S MIAMI OFFICE CONTINUES WITH ARRIVAL OF SKILLED TRANSACTIONS LAWYER PROFILE SOFTWARE & LOGIN SA JOIN FORCES TO DELIVER A TRULY INTERNATIONAL BANKING PLATFORM SOCIAL TRADING PIONEER AYONDO LAUNCHES BUSINESS IN SPAIN JCB INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS WITH ISIGNTHIS TO ENABLE SEPA TRANSACTIONS THE MIFID II COUNTDOWN CHECKLIST LEARNING FROM LEHMAN: WHY FRTB NEEDS TO BE BUILT ON BEDROCK, NOT SAND! A NEW WAY OF BANKING LAUNCHED IN ISRAEL: PEPPER BY LEUMI GOES LIVE! HOW REGTECH WILL PUT COMPLIANCE ON THE FRONT FOOT KEEPING UP WITH EUROPEAN MARKET INFRASTRUCTURE REGULATIONS RESEARCH UNBUNDLING – THE RACE FOR INNOVATION WHY SHOULD WE CARE ABOUT HIGH-FREQUENCY TRADING WHEN THE MARKET EXISTS FOR THE INVESTOR? NICE ACTIMIZE SURVEY FINDS FINANCIAL SERVICES ORGANIZATIONS FOCUSED ON AUTOMATION AS #1 BUDGET PRIORITY IN CDD/KYC MANAGEMENT CISI SUPPORTS QINGDAO’S GOAL TO BECOME CENTRE OF CHINESE WEALTH MANAGEMENT SAUDI STOCK EXCHANGE NAMED TO WATCH LIST FOR MSCI EMERGING MARKET INDEX BUY-SIDE TRADING FIRMS NEED TO CHANGE TRADING BEHAVIOURS FOR SMOOTH MIFID II PROCESS SIX SECURITIES SERVICES LAUNCHES ITS ADVANCED SETTLEMENT SERVICE – REDUCING RISKS AND COSTS FOR THE SWISS FINANCIAL CENTRE. SIX SECURITIES SERVICES ADDS US EQUITY AND FIXED INCOME SECURITIES ON THE CO:RE TRADING PLATFORM HYCM: Technological Evolution, Partnering Up and The Road Ahead CISI DEAL WITH BALTIC FINANCIAL ADVISERS ASSOCIATION GOOD FOR CONSUMERS AND PRACTITIONERS LIFE SCIENCES LAWYER SCOTT CARTER JOINS MORRISON & FOERSTER IN SAN FRANCISCO GFT APPOINTS ANDREW ROSSITER AS HEAD OF TECHNOLOGY SERVICES WITH PAN-ATLANTIC REMIT FOR DELIVERING GFT’S INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY ENGINEERING CAPABILITIES IQE BECOMES FIRST ISLE OF MAN MEMBER OF TISE MISYS REGULATORY REPORTING TOOL HELPS BANKS BEAT MIFID II DEADLINE BRICKNODE HELPS BROKERS AND ASSET MANAGERS BECOME MIFID II COMPLIANT SIX X-CLEAR ENHANCES ITS RISK MODEL ACCURACY AND BALANCES ITS INTER-CCP RISK EXPOSURES INDUSTRY-FIRST: £20 MILLION FUNDING DRIVE DEDICATED TO THE NATION’S BUDDING PROPERTY INVESTORS AND LANDLORDS – MFS LAUNCHES FLIPFINANCE2017 CORDIUM ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF US BROKER-DEALER SERVICES INTELLECT SIGNS MULTI-YEAR DEAL WITH ONE OF THE “BIG FOUR” IN AUSTRALIA TO PROVIDE A DIGITAL SOLUTION FOR BUSINESS AND RETAIL BANKING NATIONAL UK CONSUMER RESPONSE TO FREE FINANCIAL PLANNING WEEK ADVICE SHOWS DEMAND FOR FINANCIAL GUIDANCE IS STRONG BLACKWELL GLOBAL HONG KONG APPOINTS GARY CHEUNG AS CEO JAMES STOCKDALE APPOINTED CISI GLOBAL DIRECTOR OF LEARNING SIX SECURITIES SERVICES LAUNCHES NEW EQUITY INDEX BASKETS WIPRO JOINS ENTERPRISE ETHEREUM ALLIANCE AS FOUNDING MEMBER TO DEVELOP ENTERPRISE-GRADE BLOCKCHAIN SOLUTIONS MORGAN LEWIS EXPANDS GLOBAL INVESTIGATIONS AND DISPUTES TEAM WITH TWO PARTNERS IN LONDON MITON’S HENNA HEMNANI: ACCEPTANCE OF MODI’S REFORMS PAVES WAY FOR INDIA’S ‘DEMOGRAPHIC DIVIDEND’ SAUDI STOCK EXCHANGE OFFICIALLY TRANSITIONS TO T+2 SETTLEMENT CYCLE SHAPE YOUR LEGACY – AUTOMATE THE BACK OFFICE BANKING IN EGYPT INVESTEC BOLSTERS RESEARCH TEAM WITH TWO NEW HIRES, DEEPENING THEIR RESEARCH SERVICE OFFERING AHEAD OF MIFID 2 ECONOMIST VALÉRIE PLAGNOL BECOMES PRESIDENT OF FRENCH SAVINGS ASSOCIATION LE CERCLE DES EPARGNANTS TURQUOISE PLATO ANNOUNCES SOLUTION TO LIQUIDITY ISSUES FACING SMALL BUSINESSES BRICKNODE BROKER MAKES FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS PSD2 COMPLIANT AND ENABLES THEM TO OFFER THEIR API TO PARTNERS THE AVALOQ GROUP AND ZÜRCHER KANTONALBANK EXPAND THEIR COLLABORATION PLATO PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCES BAILLIE GIFFORD AS A MEMBER SAUDI STOCK EXCHANGEUPDATES ON MAJOR CAPITAL MARKET REFORMS SAUDI STOCK EXCHANGE UPDATES ON MAJOR CAPITAL MARKET REFORMS FED WATCH: PREPARE FOR MORE BOND MARKET VOLATILITY CYPRUS NON-DOMICILE INDIVIDUALS (NON-DOM) NICE ACTIMIZE INTRODUCES HOLISTIC BEHAVIORAL ANALYTICS SOLUTION TO DETECT EMERGING PATTERNS AND HIDDEN THREATS FINANCIAL SERVICES FIRMS PREPARE FOR INFLUX OF NEW CYBERSECURITY REGULATIONS, ACCORDING TO SURVEY FROM DUFF & PHELPS NOBLE CAPITAL LAUNCHES $250 MILLION TEXAS REAL ESTATE INCOME FUND IN PARTNERSHIP WITH US CAPITAL TADAWUL ANNOUNCES EFFECTIVE DATE FOR AMENDING THE SETTLEMENT CYCLE OF LISTED SECURITIES (T+2) WILL YOU PASS THE RED FACE TEST? NEW FINANCIAL SERVICES APPRENTICESHIP STANDARD GAINS SUPPORT FROM PROFESSIONAL BODIES HOW LONG DOES IT REALLY TAKE TO COMPLETE AND ISA OR GIA TRANSFER? EWISE AND TSWG DRIVE DIGITAL BANKING INNOVATION WITH NEW PARTNERSHIP STROOCK’S TAX PRACTICE ADDS NOTED TRANSACTIONAL ADVISOR MICHELLE M. JEWETT AS PARTNER IN NEW YORK WIPRO POSITIONED IN ‘WINNER’S CIRCLE’ IN HFS CAPITAL MARKETS OPERATIONS BLUEPRINT REPORT GOLDENSOURCE AUTOMATES FUTURES AND OPTIONS CONTRACTS ON ASX Morningstar’s Annual Global Asset Flows Report Shows Slowing Demand for Global Markets as 2016 Inflows Decrease Growth in Alternative Investment Funds in Cyprus CISE COMPLETES REBRAND TO TISE INDUSTRY HEAVYWEIGHT JOINS GLOBAL ALTERNATIVES AHEAD OF LAUNCH OF CROSS-BORDER PROPERTY TRADING EXCHANGE PLATO PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCES 15 NEW PARTNERS CISI EDUCATIONAL TRUST AWARDS TOTALLING £17,500 ANNOUNCED BOARD CHANGES PREPARE EXCHANGE FOR A NEW ERA NEW ALLIANCE TO ENHANCE PROFESSIONALISM IN FINANCIAL SERVICES VOLANTE TECHNOLOGIES RELEASES A NEW VERSION OF DESIGNER WITH SUPPORT FOR MICROSERVICES ARCHITECTURE FINANCIAL REGULATION “FAILING TO INCREASE STABILITY” WARNS NEW GLOBAL RESEARCH STUDY FROM DUFF & PHELPS HOW TO END THE BLIGHT OF MISSELLING TARTER KRINSKY & DROGIN PROMOTES THREE LAWYERS GENDER DIVERSITY IN TECHNOLOGY – IS IT BECOMING CRITICAL? HALF OF DISTRIBUTED LEDGER TECHNOLOGY PROFESSIONALS FORECAST GLOBAL POST-TRADE BLOCKCHAIN ADOPTION IN BETWEEN THREE TO FIVE YEARS CISE SET TO REBRAND AS TISE VALENS RESEARCH SIGNS WITH TULLETT PREBON INFORMATION FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF GLOBAL EQUITY AND CREDIT ANALYTICS DATA MCDERMOTT BOOSTS INTERNATIONAL M&A TAX PRACTICE WITH THE ADDITION OF ALEXANDER LEE AND ALEJANDRO RUIZ IN CALIFORNIA MORNINGSTAR ANNOUNCES AGENDA FOR INSTITUTIONAL CONFERENCE EUROPE IN AMSTERDAM, 17-18 MARCH 2017 TARTER KRINSKY & DROGIN LAUNCHES WHITE COLLAR & GOVERNMENT INVESTIGATIONS PRACTICE WITH ADDITION OF PROMINENT PARTNER MICHAEL GRUDBERG CCP RECOVERY AND RESOLUTION: THE GOOD THE BAD AND THE COSTLY JUNO WEALTH MANAGEMENT LTD ACHIEVES CISI ACCREDITED FINANCIAL PLANNING FIRMTM STATUS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND FINTECH ATTORNEY, MARC KAUFMAN, JOINS RIMON AS PARTNER IN ITS WASHINGTON D.C. OFFICE ORRICK’S TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES PRACTICE EXPANDS INTO SEATTLE DARKTRACE CONTRACTS WORTH OVER $125 MILLION INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY SECURITIES EXCHANGE TO HOUSE DATA IN THE CLOUD THROUGH GOLDENSOURCE BAKERHOSTETLER ANNOUNCES 12 NEW PARTNERS DIFFERENCES BETWEEN TLAC AND MREL REGULATION T+2 IS FINALLY CLOSE BUT SHOULDN’T WE DO MORE? REPEAL OF DODD-FRANK, WHAT IS AT STAKE? BLACKWELL GLOBAL ACQUIRES DOUBLE SFC LICENCES TO OFFER SECURITIES AND FUTURES TRADING SERVICES STROOCK NAMES FIVE NEW PARTNERS AND SPECIAL COUNSEL FOR 2017 MORRISON & FOERSTER ELECTS 15 PARTNERS TORTOISE LAUNCHES UCITS FUND FOCUSING ON NORTH AMERICAN ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE ENERGY PRICES ARE RISING: HOW IT HAPPENED, AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR GLOBAL INVESTORS HOW TECHNOLOGY CAN HELP MANUFACTURERS MINIMISE THE IMPACT OF DISRUPTIVE WORLD EVENTS US, UK AND GERMAN LAW FIRMS COLLABORATE TO HELP EUROPEAN FINANCIAL WHISTLEBLOWERS BRING CASES, COLLECT AWARDS BNY MELLON DIRECTLY CONNECTS TO MONTE TITOLI ON T2S EUROCLEAR BANK GOES LIVE ON TASKIZE FEDERAL PROSECUTOR AND SECURITIES AND COMMODITIES FRAUD TASK FORCE CHIEF KATHERINE GOLDSTEIN JOINS MILBANK HEDGE FUND ASSOCIATION SUPPORTS THE HOUSE’S APPROVAL OF EXPANDED ACCREDITED INVESTOR DEFINITION, FOLLOWING DECEMBER 5TH BI-PARTISAN PASSAGE OF H.S. 6247 MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS IN CYPRUS VAT ISSUES RELATING TO HOLDING AND FINANCE STRUCTURES HELP FOR CHILDREN APPOINTS FOUR NEW MEMBERS TO GLOBAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS ASSET SAFETY A TOP PRIORITY FOR EUROPEAN FIS MEP DR KAY SWINBURNE HEADS STAR PANEL FOR THE ISITC 25TH ANNIVERSARY CONFERENCE AND AGM NORTON FOLGATE REBRANDS AND APPOINTS INDUSTRY VETERAN WHAT’S NEXT FOR BLOCKCHAIN: DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGY AND NEW REGULATIONS GOLDENSOURCE LAUNCHES FRTB SOLUTION AS MARKET RISK PRESSURES MOUNT FOR BANKS TNS MARKS 20 YEAR ANNIVERSARY BY EXPANDING REACH TO MORE THAN 2,000 ENDPOINTS GLOBAL PRIME PARTNERS APPOINTS HEAD OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT TO EXPAND ITS PRODUCT OFFERING WHITE & CASE PROMOTES 26 TO COUNSEL AND 15 TO LOCAL PARTNER SEC ANNOUNCES EXAMINATIONS OF RIAS FOR WHISTLEBLOWER RULE COMPLIANCE BAKERHOSTETLER APPOINTS TIMOTHY D. CASEY HEAD OF THE SEATTLE OFFICE GOLDENSOURCE EXPANDS SERVICES TO INCLUDE ACCESS TO ICE DATA SERVICES’ PRICING AND REFERENCE DATA Upcoming changes to the alternative investment fund law ESCAPING THE U.S. FINTECH COMFORT ZONE GOLDENSOURCE NAMED DATA MANAGEMENT REVIEW 2016 ‘BEST SELL-SIDE ENTERPRISE DATA MANAGEMENT PLATFORM’ LEADING FINTECH AND PAYMENTS ATTORNEY JOINS BAKERHOSTETLER MARKET IMPACT: POTENTIALLY POSITIVE IN THE INTERMEDIATE AND LONGER TERM, WITH RISING INFLATION HYUNDAI COMMERCIAL AND HYUNDAI CAPITAL FUELING FINANCE OPERATIONS WITH CASSIOPAE SOFTWARE TRADING IN THE AGE OF VOLATILITY CISI SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH THE KUWAIT CAPITAL MARKETS AUTHORITY TO PROVIDE QUALIFICATIONS WSBA ANNOUNCES PROGRAM, SPEAKERS AND SPONSORS SUPPORTING DEBUT BLOCKCHAIN FOR WALL STREET EDUCATION DAY WEALTH MIGRATE FEATURED ON KPMG’S GLOBAL 2016 FINTECH100 LIST CONSENSYS, SYNECHRON AND BLOCKAPPS COLLABORATE ON FINANCIAL SERVICES BLOCKCHAIN APPLICATIONS GOLDENSOURCE CONTINUES EUROPEAN EXPANSION DRIVE WITH TRIPLE HIRE SOLGARI LAUNCHES USER APPLICATION SUITE TO EMPOWER FINANCIAL SERVICES ORGANISATIONS WITH SEAMLESS AND COMPLIANT END-TO-END CLOUD COMMUNICATIONS CYPRUS A LEADING EU CITIZENSHIP BY INVESTMENT PROGRAM FOR HNWIS GST AND THE ROAD AHEAD MUFG INVESTOR SERVICES STRENGTHENS EMEA BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT TEAM CASH CIRCULATION: FROM ROBOTIZATION TO COUNTERING “BLACK BOX” ATTACKS AGAINST ATMS. FIRST SUMMARY OF PLUS-FORUM 2016 STROOCK REPRESENTS GRANT THORNTON INTERNATIONAL LTD IN SUCCESSFUL DISMISSAL OF LOUISIANA SECURITIES LAW CLAIMS EDISON PREDICTS A CONTRACTION IN SELL-SIDE COVERAGE AND SUPPORT AND A MORE CONCENTRATED BUY-SIDE AS A RESULT OF MIFID II CORPORATE LAWYER ANDREW HOUGH JOINS SEYFARTH IN ATLANTA EXPERIENCED M&A PARTNER JOINS MCDERMOTT’S SILICON VALLEY OFFICE TAKING A DATA-FIRST APPROACH TO MIFID II COMPLIANCE FORWARD COMPATIBILITY: ENSURING FITNESS FOR THE FUTURE CANACCORD GENUITY WEALTH MANAGEMENT CANADA LAUNCHES DIGITAL STRATEGY POWERED BY HOOTSUITE CALASTONE STRENGTHENS CHINA-HONG KONG MARKET LINK BY ENABLING DIRECT CONNECTIVITY WITH SHENZHEN SECURITIES COMMUNICATIONS CO “FED MONETARY POLICY: A MOVING TARGET” MISYS URGES CONFIRMATION MATCHING SERVICE TRANSITION AHEAD OF SWIFT ACCORD RETIREMENT VOLANTE TECHNOLOGIES AND FINEXUS PARTNER TO HELP BUILD NEW REAL-TIME GROSS SETTLEMENT SYSTEMS FOR FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS ACROSS THE ASIA PACIFIC REGION SEYFARTH BOLSTERS ITS HEALTHCARE AND ENERGY PRACTICES WITH THE ADDITION OF TWO CORPORATE PARTNERS IN WASHINGTON, D.C. GLOBAL FUND FORUM BRINGS THE ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENT INDUSTRY BACK TO BERMUDA WITH AN EXPANDED AGENDA OF SPEAKERS AND EXPERT PANELS CO-CHIEF OF SDNY CIVIL FRAUDS UNIT JOINS MCDERMOTT’S NEW YORK OFFICE AXIA VENTURES GROUP ANNOUNCES THE APPOINTMENT OF MR. FRANCISCO SOTTOMAYOR AS MANAGING DIRECTOR AND HEAD OF ITS INVESTMENT BANKING DIVISION, IBERIA. PLATO PARTNERSHIP ENTERS COOPERATION AGREEMENT WITH TURQUOISE COLLECTOR ACQUIRES £850,000 SHAKESPEARE FIRST FOLIO IN FIRST DEAL USING NEW TYPE OF LIQUIDITY SERVICE PANAMANIAN BANKING SYSTEM GROWS NEARLY $4.4 BILLION DURING FIRST HALF OF 2016 SEYFARTH ADDS NEW YORK REAL ESTATE LITIGATOR JEREMY COHEN SEC ENFORCEMENT ACTIONS MAY REQUIRE CHANGES TO SEVERANCE AGREEMENTS 3 THINGS THE EUROPEAN INVESTMENT GRADE FIXED INCOME TEAM TALKED ABOUT LAST WEEK- part four CFIUS IMPLICATIONS FOR FOREIGN LENDERS MCDERMOTT WELCOMES PROMINENT WHITE COLLAR LAWYER IN SILICON VALLEY CISE TAKES STEPS TO WELCOME MORE ISLAMIC FINANCE LISTINGS HEADS OF FIXED INCOME TRADING AND PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT FROM APAC’S TOP BUY SIDE FIRMS WILL MEET TO EVALUATE NEW ETRADING PLATFORMS IN SEPTEMBER DEFINING CULTURE: CAN FIRM CULTURE BE REGULATED? SUSTANABLE DEVELOPMENT SOLUTIONS FOR REMITTANCE COMPANIES IN VIETNAM MISYS IDENTIFIES REAL USE CASES WHERE BLOCKCHAIN WILL MAKE AN IMPACT INDEX WATCH WHAT’S NEXT FOR THE EU BANKING SECTOR? DUBAI STUDENTS NOW ABLE TO ACCESS INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNISED FINANCIAL QUALIFICATIONS 2016/17 £2,500 HOARE NAIRNE SCHOLARSHIP AWARDED GIBRALTAR STOCK EXCHANGE WELCOMES BITCOINETI “INVEST IN DISRUPTION” EMMANUEL ROMAN APPOINTED CEO OF PIMCO WORLD LEADING IT SERVICES PROVIDER ALPHASERVE RESPONDS TO SEC’S BUSINESS CONTINUITY PROPOSAL WITH COMPREHENSIVE SERVICE FOR RIAS CYSEC’S CONSULTATION REPORT FOR APPLICATION AND ADHERENCE OF ARTICLES 61 & 62 OF THE PREVENTION & SUPPRESSION OF MONEY LAUNDERING WHAT IS HAPPENING IN UK COMMERCIAL PROPERTY? MILLTRUST APPOINTS SEDCO CAPITAL FOR ITS MENA UCITS FUND MANDATE TIME TO GET READY FOR MIFID II NOW – WHO FACES THE BIGGEST CHALLENGE? BREXIT UPDATE: WHAT’S NEXT FOR THE GLOBAL MARKETPLACE BRACING FOR BREXIT – AFTER THE SHOCK, WHAT NOW? HINES REIT ANNOUNCES LIQUIDATION PLAN ASIAN INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN TUMULTUOUS TIMES OVERBOND LAUNCHES THE FIRST END-TO-END PLATFORM FOR PRIMARY BOND ORIGINATION LENDINVEST RECEIVES HIGHEST RATING FROM EUROPEAN CREDIT RATING AGENCY FOR SECOND YEAR FINANCIAL ENGINEERING STUDENT WINS COLOMBIAN STOCK EXCHANGE GAME CISE LISTS ON ITS OWN EXCHANGE BRI WEALTH MANAGEMENT PILOTS WEST MIDLANDS INTERNSHIP ALONGSIDE THE CISI SOCIÉTÉ GÉNÉRALE AND LA BANQUE POSTALE ANNOUNCE THAT THEY AREMERGING THEIR PAYMENT SYSTEMS IN A PARTNERSHIP WITH SOPRA BANKING SOFTWARE HOW LONG COULD BREXIT TAKE TO IMPLEMENT? NIGERIA: CBN’S NEW EXCHANGE RATE GUIDELINES PUTS ECONOMY ON PATH TO RECOVERY BUT UNCERTAINTY TO PREVAIL EU ‘EQUIVALENCE’ OFFERS UK BANKS A NARROW BACK DOOR TO BREXIT THE CISI SIGNS EDUCATION AGREEMENT WITH PANAMA SECURITIES REGULATOR 97% OF AUSTRALIAN FINANCIAL SERVICES COMPANIES ADMIT CONCERN OVER HOW THEY MANAGE EXPENSES MAR: STANDARDISING COMMUNICATIONS FOR COMPLIANCE WITH NEW REGULATIONS SECURITISATIONS ARE NEEDED TO FINANCE EUROPE’S ECONOMIC RECOVERY, SAYS MPG’S NEW GENERAL COUNSEL THE WORKING GROUP ON U.S. RMB TRADING AND CLEARING APPLAUDS S&ED ACTION, PUBLICLY RELEASES ROADMAP FOR ACTION NORTHUMBRIA UNIVERSITY NEWCASTLE BUSINESS SCHOOL PARTNERS WITH THE CHARTERED INSTITUTE FOR SECURITIES & INVESTMENT IPC LAUNCHES INDUSTRY LEADING FIXED INCOME MARKETPLACE SULLIVAN & WORCESTER LAUNCHES UK INSURANCE AND DISPUTES PRACTICES CISI LIVERPOOL, CHESTER AND NORTH WALES BRANCH APPOINTS TILNEY FUND MANAGER JAMES CHARLTON CHARTERED FCSI AS NEW PRESIDENT ADDITIONAL ICE U.S. TREASURY BOND INDICES SELECTED BY BLACKROCK; DIREXION AND YUANTA SITC ALSO SELECT INDICES AS BENCHMARKS FOR A RANGE OF U.S. TREASURY ETFS YORKSHIRE BASED GLENNAN WEALTH MANAGEMENT ACHIEVES CISI ACCREDITED FINANCIAL PLANNING FIRMTM STATUS LADY BARBARA JUDGE CBE JOINS CIFAS AS NEW CHAIRMAN UNICREDIT OPENS FOR BUSINESS IN SPAIN RAVEN RUSSIA LISTS ON THE CISE INDUSTRY CONCERNED ABOUT SHORT TURNAROUND TIMEFRAME FOR PRIIPS IMPLEMENTATION 95% OF FIRMS CONCERNED ABOUT NINE-MONTH PERIOD TO PRODUCE INVESTOR DOCUMENT THE MIDDLE EAST ASSET MANAGEMENT FORUM (MEAMF 2016) PARTNERS WITH SECURITIES & INVESTMENT COMPANY (SICO), TAKAUD SAVINGS AND PENSIONS B.S.C., 3I INFOTECH AND BAHRAIN INSTITUTE OF BANKING & FINANCE (BIBF) FOR THE FORTHCOMING INTERNATIONAL GATHERING IN BAHRAIN INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT LEADERS TO GATHER IN BAHRAIN TO ASSESS THE ROAD AHEAD IN THE MENA INVESTMENT INDUSTRY CORPORATE SECURITIES LAWYER WALTER VAN DORN JOINS BAKERHOSTETLER ICBC TO ISSUE FIRST RENMINBI CERTIFICATE OF DEPOSIT TO SETTLE IN U.S. HERMES INCREASES STAKE IN SOUTHERN WATER SERVICES LIMITED PROGRESS ANNOUNCES NEW DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION SOLUTIONS TO COMBAT DIGITAL DENIAL OTKRITIE CAPITAL JOINS IPC’S FAST-GROWING FINANCIAL MARKETS CLOUD VETERAN SECURITIES ENFORCEMENT ATTORNEY GEORGE KOSTOLAMPROS RETURNS TO VENABLE AS WASHINGTON PARTNER BLOOMBERG CONFIRMS ITS FX BENCHMARKS COMPLY WITH IOSCO PRINCIPLES Bao Viet Securities named Best Brokerage House Vietnam 2016 and Best Equity House Vietnam 2016 MARKETAXESS OPEN TRADING™ SEES RECORD TRADING VOLUMES IN EUROPE CARRIE H. COHEN, LEAD LAWYER IN THE SHELDON SILVER PROSECUTION, JOINS MORRISON & FOERSTER AS A PARTNER IN 2016, CAPITAL MARKETS PULLING FOR BLOCKCHAIN FROM SAFETY TO PROFIT TOOL: COLLATERAL OPTIMIZATION CRÉDIT AGRICOLE CIB STRUCTURES A 2ND FIXED RATE LONG-TERM BOND GUARANTEED BY THE EXPORT-IMPORT BANK OF KOREA TO FINANCE SHIPPING ASSETS SCHRODERS SIGNS NEW FIVE YEAR DEAL WITH BRAVURA SOLUTIONS JHC SYSTEMS APPOINTS NEW HEAD OF WEALTH SOLUTIONS HFA’S ‘GLOBAL REGULATORY BRIEFING’ TO ASSEMBLE SPEAKERS FROM UNITED STATES, UNITED KINGDOM, BERMUDA, CAYMAN ISLANDS AND GUERNSEY GOVERNMENT AUTHORITIES INTERACTIVE DATA LAUNCHES LIQUIDITY INDICATORS SERVICE IN EUROPE LITIGATION PARTNER TONYA ESPOSITO OLIVER JOINS SEYFARTH IN WASHINGTON, D.C. ARGO TRANSLATION WELCOMES NEW EMPLOYEES, CONFIRMS GEOGRAPHIC EXPANSION INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION LAWYER AND FORMER FEDERAL PROSECUTOR JOINS BAKERHOSTETLER NUSPAY APPOINTS DISRUPTIVE PAYMENTS EXPERT TO BOARD OF ADVISORS MALTA SET TO RIVAL LUXEMBOURG AS SECURITISATIONS PROVIDER CISI EDUCATIONAL TRUST AWARDS TOTAL OF £19K TO HIGH FLYING FINANCE STUDENTS ANDREW J. SHERMAN JOINS SEYFARTH’S CORPORATE DEPARTMENT IN WASHINGTON D.C. BUY AND PAY EVERYWHERE: SOLUTIONS FROM SIX HELPS TO MEET CUSTOMER EXPECTATIONS THE RT HON JOHN REDWOOD MP AND SIR VINCE CABLE TO LEAD CITY BREXIT DEBATE AT SWIFT’S BUSINESS FORUM LONDON SOVEREIGN WEALTH FUNDS AND CENTRAL BANKS EMERGE AS LARGE SCALE COLLATERAL PROVIDERS ACCORDING TO BNY MELLON AND OMFIF Theodore “Ted” Tulpan and Zafer Uysal Join the MUFG Union Bank Financial Institutions Group within Transaction Banking CITYWIDE FINANCIAL PARTNERS SURREY ACHIEVES CISI ACCREDITED FINANCIAL PLANNING FIRMTM STATUS MUFG UNION BANK LAUNCHES ONLINE PLATFORM TO STREAMLINE ISSUING AND PAYING AGENT SERVICES MOVING TOWARDS A NEW REGULATORY PEAK NIKKO SECURITIES AMERICA SIGNS DEAL WITH FENERGO FOR REGULATORY CLIENT LIFECYCLE MANAGEMENT BORN RANKIA USA FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS IN UNITED STATES Global Banking & Finance Review names Arab African International Bank “The Best Investment Bank Egypt 2015” GFT GROUP CONTINUES ITS GROWTH TREND AND EXCEEDS REVENUE AND EARNINGS GUIDANCE FOR 2015 GRANT & EISENHOFER AND GARDY & NOTIS FILE LAWSUIT ON BEHALF OF BONDHOLDERS AGAINST VANGUARD NATURAL RESOURCES, ALLEGING COMPANY UNFAIRLY CUT RETAIL INVESTORS OUT OF EXCHANGE OFFER BOLSA DE VALORES DE COLOMBIA NOW AVAILABLE IN IPC’S GLOBAL FINANCIAL MARKETPLACE NEW STUDY USING TRIAD IPO AND SECONDARIES ISSUE DATA TO GENERATE ALPHA SEYFARTH ADDS CORPORATE PARTNER TOM SCHRAMKOWSKI IN ATLANTA CREATION OF “DEAL AGENT FRAMEWORK” TO HELP REVIVE HOUSING MORTGAGE MARKETS APPLAUDED BY ASSOCIATION OF INSTITUTIONAL INVESTORS GIBRALTAR STOCK EXCHANGE LISTS FIRST DEBT SECURITIES BAKERHOSTETLER STRENGTHENS LITIGATION PRACTICE IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST HEDGE FUND ASSOCIATION APPLAUDS PASSAGE OF HOUSE BILL EXPANDING DEFINITION OF ACCREDITED INVESTOR PROFILE SOFTWARE IN THE MIDDLE EAST WEALTH MANAGEMENT FORUM IN DUBAI, SUPPORTING ITS OPERATIONS IN MENA AQMETRICS ANNOUNCES CONNECTIVITY TO DTCC’S GLOBAL TRADE REPOSITORY DRILL A LITTLE DEEPER – QATAR’S GROWTH SET TO DEFY THE LOW OIL PRICE ENVIRONMENT BEST EXECUTION AT THE ANDEAN REGION MORE THAN 22,000 INVESTMENT PROFESSIONALS WORLDWIDE PASS LEVEL I CFA EXAM AS DEMAND IN SINGAPORE REMAINS HIGH BAKERHOSTETLER’S ENERGY TEAM ADDS ENERGY TRANSACTIONAL ATTORNEY PROPERTY MOOSE FURTHERS GROWTH WITH £440,000 OF EQUITY FUNDING MORRISON & FOERSTER ELECTS 12 PARTNERS SUMMIT TO BUILD SUSTAINABLE AND RESPONSIBLE FINANCE ECOSYSTEM IN EMERGING MARKETS WITH KEY SUPPORT FROM ISLAMIC FINANCE MCDERMOTT, MWE CHINA LAW OFFICES ADD LEADING CHINESE REGULATORY COMPLIANCE PARTNER IN SHANGHAI A FORMER MOUNTIE’S WAR ON BANK FRAUD COULD GREG MEDCRAFT BRING A MORE BALANCED APPROACH TO THE FCA? DELOITTE: GROWTH POTENTIAL FOR ISLAMIC SUKUK FINANCING IN EUROPE Your Christmas Guide to the Financial Markets MIFID II – AS THE GREEKS WOULD SAY, “THERE IS NO AVOIDANCE IN DELAY” PROPERTY MOOSE LAUNCHES PROPERTY GIFT GIVING PLATFORM IN TIME FOR CHRISTMAS MORGAN MCKINLEY LONDON EMPLOYMENT MONITOR: CHILLED AIR LEADS TO A COOLER JOB MARKET AS THE YEAR END APPROACHES DELAY OR NO DELAY – WHY FIRMS STILL NEED TO KNOW THEIR STATE OF COMPLIANCE NOW AHEAD OF MIFID II ACI’S UP FRAMEWORK TO POWER THE TRANSFERWISE GLOBAL NETWORK Don Andrews, former Chief Compliance Officer for Bessemer Trust, Joins Venable as Partner in New York Corporate Group RISING PROPERTY COSTS MEAN BRITONS CANNOT AFFORD TO INVEST IN BRICKS AND MORTAR DIEBOLD AND WINCOR NIXDORF TO COMBINE, CREATING PREMIER SELF-SERVICE COMPANY FOR FINANCIAL AND RETAIL MARKETS RAKUTEN LAUNCHES 100 MILLION USD GLOBAL FINTECH FUND MORRISON & FOERSTER LLP BLOCK CHAIN TECHNOLOGY: THE FINANCIAL SERVICES IT ENTERPRISE AWAITS? MOST INNOVATIVE ASSET MANAGEMENT COMPANY INDONESIA 2015 BANK FOR A CHANGING WORLD Johnson Electric Results for The Half Year Ended 30th September 2015 VIRTUSA ANNOUNCES DEFINITIVE AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE A MAJORITY INTEREST IN POLARIS CONSULTING & SERVICES, LTD. LANDMARK BANK SIGNIFICANTLY IMPROVES DIGITAL BANKING WITH FIS Banking in Macedonia LAUNCH OF WORLD’S FIRST LEDGER TECHNOLOGY INFORMATION AND NEWS PORTAL: BLOCKCHAINBRIEFING STANHOPE CAPITAL (JERSEY) LIMITED APPOINTS SENIOR DIRECTOR ALPHA INSIGHT – FLOW MONITORING THAT TAKES BANKS TO A NEW LEVEL OF EFFICIENCY SEMANTICS: THE UNIVERSAL STRATEGY FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES RAPID7 ACQUIRES LOGENTRIES; ADDS MACHINE DATA SEARCH TO ITS LEADING SECURITY DATA AND ANALYTICS PLATFORM INTRODUCING A NEW CONCEPT IN TRADING: THE EMERGING MARKETS TRADING HUB CASE STUDY BAO VIET SECURITIES HONOURED WITH PRESTIGIOUS AWARDS 6 OUT 10 U.S. CONSUMERS WITH CREDIT CARDS ARE NOT READY FOR EMV BLACKLINE APPOINTS CHIEF LEGAL OFFICER ACI WORLDWIDE’S UP TRANSACTION BANKING ACHIEVES INDUSTRY RECOGNITION Malaysia: the Islamic financial capital of the world AVALOQ BANKING SUITE IN OPERATION AT SWISS LIFE BANQUE PRIVÉE SYMBIONT ISSUES FIRST EVER SMART SECURITIES™ STOCK MARKET GYRATIONS MAY SLOW REFORM AGENDA ARE BANKS LOSING OUT TO THE NEW GUYS?