Binance Holdings, operator of one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, said it doesn’t have any “fixed offices in Shanghai or China” amid rumors that police raided the facilities in the nation’s biggest city.
In early November several dozen experts from the American military industrial complex—including senior officers, defense contracting executives, and think tank advisers—gathered at a hotel a few blocks from the Capitol to discuss artificial intelligence software.
China’s chief trade negotiator indicated he was “cautiously optimistic” about reaching a phase one deal with the U.S., as two titans of American diplomacy in Asia warned of the dangers of escalating the tariff war.
Mifid II’s research unbundling requirements have increased the buy side’s focus on best execution; however, strategy heads, researchers and analysts tell IFLR Practice Insight the significance of its effect is debatable.
CFTC Chair Heath Tarbert called for a “predominately principles-based approach” to regulating digital assets and other FinTech products.