Category: Regulators

Are European Regulators Sabotaging Boeing’s 737 MAX?
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Are European Regulators Sabotaging Boeing’s 737 MAX?

European regulators are calling for Boeing to move important wiring in the 737 MAX. The FAA believes the wires are fine where they are. Boeing is America’s biggest exporter and delays in the 737 MAX un-grounding give European lawmakers leverage over Trump. While attention has been focused on the trade war between the United States…

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US regulators need to catch up with Europe on fintech innovation
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US regulators need to catch up with Europe on fintech innovation

Alastair Mitchell Contributor Alastair Mitchell is a partner at multi-stage VC fund EQT Ventures and the fund’s B2B sales, marketing and SaaS expert. Ali also focuses on helping US companies scale into Europe and vice versa. More posts by this contributor Fintech companies are fundamentally changing how the financial services ecosystem operates, giving consumers powerful…

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Hong Kong Regulators Issue Framework to License Crypto Exchanges
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Hong Kong Regulators Issue Framework to License Crypto Exchanges

Hong Kong will regulate cryptocurrency exchanges. The Securities and Futures Commission developed a set of guidelines for exchanges to operate. Custody and cybersecurity are the top concerns among regulators. Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) published a regulatory framework that enables cryptocurrency exchanges to be regulated. With the new set of rules, the nation…

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EU Regulators Target Libra. Is Facebook’s Crypto Project Worth the Effort?
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EU Regulators Target Libra. Is Facebook’s Crypto Project Worth the Effort?

The relentless pushback that Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency is facing is raising the question of whether forging ahead is worth it. | Source: AFP PHOTO / Brendan SmialowskiBy CCN Markets: Weeks after various jurisdictions around the world expressed concerns over Facebook’s Libra project, it is now the turn of EU authorities to push back against the…

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