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Singapore – MAS Fines for Substantial Shareholding Disclosure

On 17 January 2020, SIN MAS issued fine for failure to disclose shareholdings. Imposed $200,000 civil penalty on Mr Lim Soon Fang for not disclosing changes in, and providing false information re. shareholding in Asia-Pacific Strategic Investments. This is the first civil penalty action by MAS for breaches of shareholding disclosure requirements since the civil…
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Sweden – New Log-in for Major Shareholding Disclosure Reporting

On 10 January 2020, SWE FI announced new login, authorization process.   Key Points Reporting itself not affected and should continue to be done in same way as before. Legal persons to specify their news distributor in new solution using specified process. If no social security number or bank ID, must register with e-mail address…
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U.S. – Treasury FIRRMA Foreign Investment

On 13 January 2020, US Treasury released two final regulations to implement changes FIRRMA made to CFIUS’s jurisdiction, processes; effective on 13 February 2020. Both regulations include interim rule on new definition for principal place of business. US Treasury seeks comments on interim rule; must be received by 18 February 2020.  
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