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- SEC continues enforcement campaign against crypto market participants
In an action that is reflective of the commitment of the American Securities and Exchange Commission’s (the SEC) enforcement efforts against improper activity in the digital asset space, the SEC filed a complaint (the Complaint) against Genesis Global Capital, LLC (Genesis) and Gemini Trust Company, … Read more »
- Has the American judiciary closed the door on SEC administrative courts?
In yet another of a long line of cases that could impact the enforcement tools available to capital market regulators south of the border, a split panel of the Fifth Circuit ruled several elements of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission’s (the SEC) administrative proceedings unconsti … Read more »
- Canadian Securities Administrators to expand regulatory requirements for crypto trading platforms
On December 12, 2022, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) announced that “following recent events in the crypto market” they would strengthen their approach to crypto regulation by expanding the regulatory requirements imposed on crypto trading platforms (CTPs) operating in Canada. This ann … Read more »
- Canadian securities regulators issue warning about crypto trading
On November 21, 2022, the Canadian Securities Administrators (the CSA) issued a warning to investors about elevated risks of trading crypto assets. The CSA statement warns that there are unregistered crypto asset trading platforms which may lack essential safeguards to protect investors’ assets from … Read more »
- Québec Court of Appeal rules on consequence of voluntary disclosure of privileged information made to law enforcement in the context of an investigation
On October 17, 2022, the Québec Court of Appeal in Centre universitaire de santé McGill c. Lemay (Lemay) held that the voluntary disclosure of a solicitor-client privileged forensic accounting report to a police force in the context of a criminal investigation did not constitute a waiver of said … Read more »