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Keeping up with the ever-changing landscape of compliance regulations is one of the biggest challenges of our work. These updates will make that a little easier. Use the legal and regulatory feed to stay current on the latest news and regulations impacting the world of compliance.

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Singapore: New PDPC Guidelines on Cloud Services and Data Access Requests

11/14/2019

The Personal Data Protection Commission ("PDPC") revised Chapter 6 (Organisations) and Chapter 15 (Access and Correction Obligations) and introduced a new Chapter 8 on cloud services in the Advisory Guidelines on the PDPA for Selected Topics.

SEC Staff Publishes Guidance on Investment Adviser Disclosure of Financial Conflicts of Interest

11/13/2019

The Division of Investment Management recently issued guidance on the obligation of investment advisers to disclose financial conflicts of interest in the form of Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Disclosure of Certain Financial Conflicts Related to Investment Adviser Compensation.

Ukraine Ratifies Agreement to Implement FATCA

11/12/2019

On 29 October 2019, the Parliament of Ukraine ratified the Agreement between the Government of Ukraine and the Government of the United States of America to Improve International Tax Compliance and to Implement FATCA

Third Annual Privacy Shield Review Confirms EU Commission’s Adequacy Decision

11/12/2019

The European Union Commission has issued a report on its findings from the third annual Privacy Shield review, which took place in September. In its report, the Commission confirmed that the EU-US Privacy Shield framework continues to ensure an adequate level of protection for personal data transferred from the EU to companies participating in the Privacy Shield program in the United States

Navigating US Extraterritorial Sanctions and Export Control Risks with a Nimble Compliance Program

11/08/2019

Dealing with the compliance challenges presented by near daily new US sanctions and export controls requires a risk-based compliance program that addresses rapid change and mitigates increasing global enforcement risk, while still being practical and business friendly.

Indonesia: New Regulation on Electronic Systems and Transactions

11/07/2019

After a long consultative process, Indonesia finally issues a regulation covering electronic system operators. The regulation includes provisions on data localization, deletion of electronic data, data privacy and penalties for violations.

LIBOR Transition: What Now for Corporate Borrowers?

11/06/2019

In this edition of the Leveraged Finance Newsletters, we discuss the LIBOR transition: what is really going on and how this effects companies.

Ukraine Abolishes Infrastructure Fees Starting January 1, 2021

11/05/2019

On 20 September 2019, the unicameral parliament of Ukraine adopted the Law of Ukraine on Amendments to Legislation of Ukraine related to Promotion of Investing in Ukraine.