Euronext
March 17, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Euronext names Georges Lauchard Chief Operating Officer

The pan-European exchange, Euronext, announced yesterday the appointment of Georges Lauchard as Chief Operating Office. Lauchard will also become a member of the Managing Board of Euronext N.V., after all relevant corporate and regulatory approvals. Georges Lauchard has an international career in capital markets. His appointment will put him in a position to oversee Euronext…

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SquaredFinancial launches selected cryptocurrencies offer
March 16, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Crypto analyst accused of altering trade screenshots

Crypto market analyst with more than 63,000 followers was accused for photoshopping screenshots to create the impression of more successful trade than reality. Twitter user with the alias “King” posted screenshots on 14 March that allegedly expose that crypto analyst Jacob Canfield has manipulated images of his trade performance to mislead his followers. In response…

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ASIC office
March 16, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

ASIC takes steps to ensure stability of Australian equity market

The Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC), has taken measures to ensure the resiliency of the Australian equity market as part of the Government’s response to Covid-19 outbreak. During the last two weeks, the Australian equity market has seen record trading volumes. ASIC and other Council of Financial Regulators agencies, have kept a close eye…

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SGX
March 16, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Singapore Financial Markets are functioning well despite volatility

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said last Friday that that the Singapore Dollar money market and foreign exchange market are working as usual through the heightened volatility in global and domestic financial markets. Financial markets around the world are under pressure because of the widespread Covid-19 outbreak. MAS money market operations have maintained high…

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Advanced Blockchain AG announce investment in WOM Token
March 13, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

French regulators call for security token sandbox

France’s Financial Markets Authority (AMF), proposed a regulatory sandbox to study the impact of security tokens in the European Union. On 6 March the AMF proposed a European “Digital Lab” regulatory sandbox that would allow local regulators to set security settlements requirements aside with the hope that this will help develop a security token market…

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March 13, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

ESMA issues recommendations for financial market participants regarding Covid-19 

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), in coordination with the National Competent Authorities (NCAs) is closely monitoring the impact of Covid-19 outbreak on financial markets in the European Union. Following a discussion of the Board of Supervisors examining the marketing situations and observing contingency measures taken by supervised entities, ESMA is making the following…

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