Bermuda is a leading international financial centre with a long history of providing pragmatic financial and professional services to international businesses.
British Virgin Islands
Technological innovation is transforming businesses, markets and our everyday life.
The British Virgin Islands have launched a new Fintech sandbox to encourage technological innovation in financial services under a lighter touch regulatory regime.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On October 14, 2020, Toronto-based FinTech startup Wealthsimple announced that it had raised C$114 million in equity financing. Following the raise, Wealthsimple claims it has reached a unicorn valuation of C$1.4 billion.
Alternative digital payment solution platforms have entered and expanded the market and niche offerings, ranging from independent online trading platforms...
Rotfleisch & Samulovitch P.C.
The new U.S. tax form for 2020's personal income tax has been released by the IRS, and many U.S. taxpayers have noticed the addition of a new question.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Technology and digital innovation and transformation continues to persistently proceed at an accelerated pace. While critical to continued evolution and success in many business sectors,...
On October 1, 2020, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York (the "Court") ruled that in 2017, Canadian technology company, Kik Interactive Inc., violated U.S. federal...
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
In recent years, we have seen an increased focus on cybersecurity due diligence in many mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Le 14 septembre 2020, la Commission des valeurs mobilières de l'Ontario a publié un rapport sommaire (le « rapport ») préparé par la direction de la réglementation des personnes et compagnies inscrites ...
As one of the foremost offshore financial centres, home to approximately 70% of the world's offshore investment funds and with an absence of any direct taxation on companies or individuals, the ...
China has applied for 4,435 blockchain patents so far, accounting for about half of the world's total, according to an industry report released in late September.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Shenzhen, an economically emerging city in southern China, issued 10 million digital yuan (or approximately $1.47 million) in a pilot program aimed at promoting the new form of currency.
Ernst & Young
When discussing about blockchain and its existing or potential uses across various industries, many are those who instantly wonder as to what blockchain really is and then declare it "far too complicated", without any further analysis.
As it stands, numerous activities regarding the supply, purchase, and exchange of cryptocurrencies and crypto-assets often fall within the regulatory "cracks" across the EU
Payments, E-Money And Crypto-Assets Quarterly Legal And Regulatory Update Sept 200
One of Guernsey's leading fintech businesses has gone independent following a management buyout led by the founder of the business.
Since the outbreak of the COVID-19, there has been a drastic increase in cyber fraud cases involving email wire fraud scams and phone scams around the world.
Isle of Man
The Isle of Man Financial Services Authority may, in some instances, grant a restricted licence to carry out a financial services activity subject to stringent conditions.
Carotenuto Studio Legale
The Digital Finance Strategy sets out some priorities, in order to guide centralised actions for the promotion of the EU digital transformation up to the year 2024.