The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has released its annual Public Statement on European Common Enforcement Priorities. This sets out priority issues that ESMA, together with national enforcers, will pay particular attention to in assessing listed companies’ annual reports for 2021.
In a unanimous recent vote, the Investor Advisory Committee (IAC) of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has recommended stricter regulation of special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs).
Singapore Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo) set to expand its range of enforcement powers from 1 August, in an interesting development that aims to reinforce Singapore’s capital markets, reduce malfeasance and enhance protection for investors.
Admittedly, one for the financial regulators! Those who fail to learn from history are condemned to repeat it… and this is certainly true in relation to financial crises.
Reporting standards tend to be hypothetical and without redress and enforcement consequences for misstatements.
In further Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) news from the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the agency has announced the creation of a Climate and ESG Task Force in its Division of Enforcement.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has never been shy of enforcement action. It’s very encouraging to see evidence that the Commission’s enforcers are increasingly relying on advanced analytics.
The South African Companies and Intellectual Property Commission does not take non-compliance lightly. In a recent move, the CIPC’s power to impose administrative fines on those entities that ignore compliance notices was confirmed by the SA High Court. With a strong mandate to engage in matters relating to non-compliance, the CIPC strives to ensure that high standards […]
The Panama Papers case presents a fascinating case study on the challenges facing anyone looking to collect or use large amounts of data.