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Regulatory Trends in North America - Volume 1, 2021

In the latest edition of our regulatory newsletter, we discuss the SEC’s fund shareholder disclosure, update to their approach for regulating derivatives and ETFs, and the approved fair valuation rule. We also provide you with updates to CSDR and LIBOR.

As the U.S. along with the rest of the world continues to struggle with the effects of the pandemic we saw the greatest economic contraction since World War II, per a statement made on February 2 by the first ever female head of the U.S. Treasury, Janet Yellen. Congress and other regulators are focusing their attention on rebuilding prosperity to our nation that highlights the future of regulations.

Generally, the pace of regulatory change is not slowing down, and firms will need to adapt to the new changes, which may come at a cost. The industry needs to provide greater transparency and help drive increased market stability, so we can expect more regulatory reporting. It is important to note that financial institutions can help support our clients to meet their regulatory obligations through new automation leveraging AI and clear, concise data when possible.

Download our newsletter to learn more about the recent regulatory changes in North America.


Key developments covered in this edition include the European Union's Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation, the new prudential regime for investment firms and the final push towards transition away from interbank offer rates.

Our regulatory newsletter highlights both the stability measures regulators are using in response to the pandemic with some countries entering a second or third wave and how they are continuing to deliver on their longer term plans.

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