Corporate & Financial Weekly Digest

Corporate & Financial Weekly Digest

Tag Archives: cross-border

New Foreign Investment Law Expands CFIUS Jurisdiction

Posted in Antitrust, SEC/Corporate
On August 13, President Trump signed into law the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018 (FIRRMA). The new law expands the jurisdiction and powers of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) and will have material implications for investments made in US businesses by foreign investors. Certain provisions of the… Continue Reading

FCA Publishes Dear CEO Letter on Cross-Border Booking Arrangements

Posted in Brexit, Brexit/UK Developments, Digital Assets and Virtual Currencies, Financial Markets, UK Developments
On August 8, the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published a “Dear CEO” letter concerning cross-border booking arrangements. In the letter, the FCA explains that the UK’s impending withdrawal from the EU has resulted in firms needing to put in place contingency plans that, when executed, will impact current business models, legal entity strategies and… Continue Reading

SEC Adopts Additional Rule for Cross-Border Security-Based Swaps

Posted in Derivatives
The Security Exchange Commission has added an additional piece to its array of cross-border rules for security-based swaps (SBS). The new rule confirms that, consistent with the position taken by the Commodities Futures Trading Commission with respect to cross-border swaps, a non-US person must include in its de minimis calculations for security-based swap dealer registration… Continue Reading