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EBA Publishes Guidance on Securitising Acquired Portfolios

18 September 2019


On 13 September 2019, the European Banking Authority published a long-awaited piece of guidance in relation to the securitisation of acquired portfolios. The Q&A clarifies the obligations of securitisation originators under Article 9 of the EU Securitisation...

Schuldschein Loans in Cross-Border Restructurings

18 September 2019


Schuldschein loans are no longer the sole preserve of German Mittelstand borrowers, and have started to play an increasingly prominent role in cross-border restructurings. This note examines some of the key issues that all parties will need to be aware of in relation...

Stablecoins: A snapshot of global regulation

18 September 2019


Facebook’s proposed stablecoin, Libra, is dominating the headlines. However, growing interest means increased regulatory and political scrutiny. As digital assets transcend national borders, what does this mean for those interested in issuing or participating...

International Regulatory Update 9 – 13 September 2019

17 September 2019


Clifford Chance's International Regulatory Update is a weekly digest of significant regulatory developments affecting banking and investment banking business, drawing on our daily content from our Alerter: Finance Industry service.

Busting Bitcoin's anonymity - the implications for financial institutions

13 September 2019


A deliberate design feature of Bitcoin is that it enables users to buy or sell anything without revealing their identity. Yet, paradoxically, all Bitcoin transactions are stored publicly and permanently on blockchain. Now, as seen in recent cases, enterprising...

German draft law clarifies licence requirements for own account trading

12 September 2019


On 5 September 2019, the German Federal Government has proposed an amendment to the German Banking Act (KWG) which clarifies German licence requirements for cross-border own account trading (Eigengeschäft) by non-EEA entities. As such, the proposal is in particular...