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Canadian securities regulators require crypto-asset trading platforms to provide pre-registration undertakings
The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) now expect each unregistered crypto-asset trading platform (CTP) that deals in crypto-assets constituting securities or in contracts involving crypto-assets, and that has applied to become a registered dealer, to provide a pre-registration undertaking to its principal regulator to continue operations while its application is reviewed.
How ESG investment is shaping the energy transition
The phrase Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) is everywhere at the moment.
New prospectus exemption: listed issuers
The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) will introduce a new prospectus exemption for listed issuers wishing to raise equity capital by amending National Instrument 45-106 Prospectus Exemptions (NI 45-106) effective November 21, 2022 (the Listed Issuer Exemption).
Individual accountability for directors of non-UK entities under the UK’s Russian sanctions regime
In addition to the obligations on regulated firms to comply with applicable sanctions regimes, individuals also need to be aware of their own compliance with sanctions restrictions. From a territorial...