A cross-practice team comprising members of Cains’ banking and finance, employment and data protection and insurance teams, recently provided the Isle of Man chapter of Lexis Nexis Hong Kong’s International Financial Markets Guide 2020.

The Guide, which covers all of the major jurisdictions involved in international cross border finance, provides a unique summary of the legal and regulatory issues which are most often encountered in the international banking, investment and insurance markets.

The Isle of Man Chapter was co-authored by Tim Shepherd, Stephanie Chew, Matthew Wilkinson, Jonathan Latham and Adam Clark and provides an overview of the legal and regulatory landscape of the following areas:

  1. Telephone taping
  2. Money laundering
  3. Data protection
  4. Insider dealing
  5. Market manipulation
  6. Exchange contracts
  7. Encryption technology
  8. Gaming
  9. Clients and counterparties
  10. Registration, disclosure and change of control
  11. Internet and e-commerce
  12. Oral communications
  13. Advertising
  14. Marketing of funds
  15. Placing/offering
  16. Authorisation: deposit-taking and lending
  17. Authorisation: investment services
  18. Authorisation: insurance
  19. The need for a subsidiary
  20. Conduct of Business (CoB) rules
  21. Prudential rules
  22. Liens, charges and pledges
  23. Insolvency
  24. Exchange/settlement systems

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