Brexit – Implications on the social security relationship between the UK and Switzerland

Today, the social security rights of EU/Swiss nationals are covered by the EU regulations (EC) No 883/2004 and (EC) No 987/2009. If the UK proceeds with the exit from the EU, i.e. Brexit, the current regulations between Switzerland and the UK would cease as part of the process. Authors: Lukas Naef, Marlene Kobierski, Tamara Soldati

Are platforms trading crypto-assets subject to MiFID II/MiFIR?

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published on the 9th of January 2019 its advice on Initial Coin Offerings (“ICO”) and Crypto-Assets. This advice highlights a number of issues and gaps in the existing EU regulatory framework and provides insight to the EU policymakers when considering how the regulatory framework can be developed … More Are platforms trading crypto-assets subject to MiFID II/MiFIR?