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Argentina

General country-specific regulatory information is provided on this page. Become a user to receive detailed device-specific compliance information for each market, free of charge, to expedite the preparation of your medical device or IVD registration application.

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Brazil

Appointing a Brazilian Registration Holder Foreign medical device manufacturers that do not have a physical location within Brazil must appoint a Brazilian Registration Holder (BRH). Your BRH will submit your registration application to ANVISA and maintains control of your device registration and Brazil Good Manufacturing Practice (BGMP) certification, if applicable. …

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Financial Markets

Donald Trump insults LeBron James’ intelligence: ‘I like Mike’ – 6abc.com

6abc.com Donald Trump insults LeBron James’ intelligence: ‘I like Mike’6abc.comPresident Donald Trump attacked Ohio’s favorite son, LeBron James, on Friday night, questioning his intelligence just a day before he’s set to hold a rally in the state. The tweet came in response to an interview James conducted with CNN host …

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Financial Markets

Federal judge orders Trump administration to restore DACA program; gives 20 days to appeal – Yahoo News

Yahoo News Federal judge orders Trump administration to restore DACA program; gives 20 days to appealYahoo NewsFederal judge orders Trump administration to restore DACA program; gives 20 days to appeal originally appeared on abcnews.go.com. A federal judge ruled on Friday that the Trump administration must fully restore the Deferred Action …

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Financial Markets

Paul Manafort trial Day 4: Accountant testifies she helped falsify documents to help Manafort get loans – Washington Post

Washington Post Paul Manafort trial Day 4: Accountant testifies she helped falsify documents to help Manafort get loansWashington PostPaul Manafort, President Trump’s onetime campaign chairman, is on trial in federal court in Alexandria on bank and tax fraud charges. Prosecutors allege he failed to pay taxes on millions he made …

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Financial Markets

Trump associate socialized with alleged Russian agent Maria Butina in final weeks of 2016 campaign – Washington Post

Washington Post Trump associate socialized with alleged Russian agent Maria Butina in final weeks of 2016 campaignWashington PostMaria Butina, the Russian gun-rights activist who was charged last month with working as an unregistered agent of the Kremlin, socialized in the weeks before the 2016 election with a former Trump campaign …

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Singapore Exchange

MAS Confirmed Plan to Introduce Remote Clearing

ICE Clear Singapore is amending its rulebook in preparation for long-awaited changes to remote clearing rules in the region.   Three years after a consultation, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) confirmed its plans to introduce a licencing exemption for overseas members that clear futures contracts during the second half of 2018. …

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Bitcoins

World’s First Bank-Backed Crypto Exchange Finally Opens to the Public

The world’s first bank-backed cryptocurrency exchange is now open to the public after months of delays. Japanese financial giant SBI Holdings formally launched its in-house crypto trading platform, dubbed VCTRADE, last month. Yet, as reported by CoinDesk at the time, the trading service was only available for a group of selected users who pre-registered with the platform last […]

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Singapore Exchange

SGX enhances Default Management Rules

SGX is proposing to amend the SGX-DC Clearing Rules to:  introduce an auction protocol for liquidating a defaulted SGX-DC Clearing Member’s positions in exchange-traded derivatives contracts and over-the-counter commodities contracts (“ETD/OTCC Auction”), and a loss distribution mechanism to address losses arising from such an auction;  allow SGX-DC to …

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Singapore Exchange

SGX proposes clearing rules changes for tackling trading defaults

SINGAPORE’S bourse operator has proposed changes to clearing rules for both derivatives and securities, with a public feedback exercise launched on Thursday. The proposed amendments will enhance the default management capabilities of both clearing houses, said the Singapore Exchange (SGX). It expects to put the measures in place during Q4 2018, …

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