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Shearman & Sterling LLP
ESMA published a letter from the European Commission (dated July 8, 2014) in response to ESMA's letter on May 8, 2014 regarding the frontloading issue under EMIR.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
ESMA is seeking comments on its proposals for the calculation of counterparty risk by UCITS for OTC derivative transactions subject to the clearing obligation under EMIR.
Orrick
Following the release by BES of its half year results, it was apparent that the financial stability of BES was more questionable than many had suspected.
Jones Day
For the benefit of our clients and friends investing in European distressed opportunities, our European Network is sharing some current developments.
Jones Day
For the benefit of our clients and friends investing in European distressed opportunities, our European Network is sharing some current developments.
Orrick
On August 5, IOSCO unveiled its new information repository for central clearing requirements relating to over the counter derivatives.
Orrick
The Council of the EU has published a revised text (dated July 23, 2014) of the UCITS V Directive (PE-CONS 75/1/14).
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 24 July 2014, the European Supervisory Authorities published proposed draft regulatory technical standards under the Financial Conglomerates Directive.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
ESMA published a discussion paper seeking comments on its proposals for the calculation of counterparty risk by UCITS for OTC derivative transactions.
Orrick
ESMA published a discussion paper on how the limits on counterparty risk in centrally cleared OTC derivative transactions under the UCITS IV Directive should be calculated.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
ESMA published two consultation papers under the new Market Abuse Regulation on draft technical standards and draft technical advice to the European Commission.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
ESMA published its technical advice on the appropriateness of the development of a European creditworthiness assessment for sovereign debt.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Earlier today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released a consumer advisory outlining certain risks that may be associated with virtual currencies and announced that the CFPB will begin accepting consumer complaints regarding virtual currencies through its consumer complaint database.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority, on 5 August 2014, announced the introduction of new temporary product intervention rules in relation to the retail distribution of contingent convertible instruments.
Pepper Hamilton LLP
On July 30, 2014, The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network Issued A Notice Of Proposed Rulemaking To Clarify And Strengthen Customer Due Diligence Requirements As A Fifth Pillar Under The Bank Secrecy Act For Banks And Other Covered Financial Institutions.
Pepper Hamilton LLP
On July 30, 2014, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to clarify and strengthen customer due diligence requirements as a fifth pillar under the Bank Secrecy Act for banks and other covered financial institutions.
Orrick
On August 5, ESMA published a report setting out guidelines and recommendations for the implementation of the principles for financial market infrastructures in respect of central counterparties published by the Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems and the International Organization of Securities Commissions.
Orrick
On remand following a Second Circuit decision vacating his June 2011 rejection of a settlement between Citigroup and the SEC, Judge Jed Rakoff of the Southern District of New York approved the settlement, finding that it met the requirements articulated by the Second Circuit.
Orrick
On August 8, Fitch updated its global master criteria for rating covered bonds.
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.
On July 22, 2014, Realty Mogul and Kittridge Hotels & Resorts, LLC announced the successful raise of $1.5 million in equity capital for the 163-room luxury Hard Rock Hotel located in Palm Springs, California.
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