Mondaq Europe: Finance and Banking
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
The Austrian parliament recently passed an amendment to the Austrian Banking Act (Bankwesengesetz – BWG), introducing a new statutory outsourcing regime for credit institutions applicable from 3 January 2018.
This is the second in a series of articles on the implementation of Directive 2014/65/EU, (MiFID II), in Cyprus. Below we explore changes to the local industry that mandates greater investor protection.
The European Commission's Regulation on indices used as financial benchmarks in financial instruments and financial contracts (the Regulation) goes live on 1 January 2018.
Maples and Calder
Article 11 of EMIR requires in scope entities (including UCITS and AIFs) entering into non-centrally cleared OTC derivative contracts to put in place procedures and arrangements to measure, monitor and mitigate associated operational and counterparty credit risks.
Field Fisher
The EU Council has just released a revised draft of a proposed Regulation to amend EMIR – link here. Although there is no specific timetable for the adoption of this proposed Regulation ...
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
France is changing its legal framework to make the Paris financial market one of the most attractive ones in Europe.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Paris counsel Pierre Storrer's article "DSP2 and PSP authorizations / registrations" appeared in the November 2017 issue of the French publication Revue Banque.
Mason Hayes & Curran
One of the main aims of the Credit Reporting Act 2013 (Act), when it was enacted, was to put in place a Central Credit Register (Register) to record information on both consumer and business borrowers.
CBA Studio Legale e Tributario
The purpose of this Newsletter is to (i) provide a brief overview on the concept of "finanziamento fondiario" (being a peculiar type of real estate mortgage loan under Italian law); and ...
CBA Studio Legale e Tributario
The Law also introduces provisions on termination of financial leases.
Jersey Finance Limited
Today marks 500 days until the Brexit deadline and the continued slog to broker a deal remains a point of concern for those working in and with the UK's finance sector.
Arendt & Medernach
Regulation (EU) 2017/1991 amending regulations (EU) No 345/2013 on European Venture Capital Funds (EuVECAs) and (EU) No 346/2013 on European Social Entrepreneurship Funds...
Moroğlu Arseven
The Turkish Banking, Regulation and Supervision Agency ("Agency") has amended rules for financial leasing, factoring and financing companies. The changes focus on Islamic financing, applying particularly to participation banks and interest-free financial institutions.
Erdem & Erdem Law
In financing transactions, creditors, especially commercial banks, aim for repayment of loans through the smoothest manner possible.
Womble Bond Dickinson
ESMA has updated its MiFID II Q&As to clarify the application of the trading obligation for shares to trade certain instruments on-venue.
Pinsent Masons LLP
The Open Banking Implementation Entity (OBIE) said the changes mean that "customers using credit cards, e-wallets and prepaid cards will also be able to take advantage of open banking services" in future.
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The importance the FCA places on protecting vulnerable consumers has become increasingly clear with the recent publication of its Financial Lives and draft FCA Mission: Our Future Approach to Consumers documents.
Senior associate Lucy Gould reviews the recent case of Davis v Jackson [2017] EWHC 698 (Ch), in which the court determined the beneficial interests a separated (but not divorced) married couple each held in a property.
Senior associate Lucy Gould reviews the recent case of Davis v Jackson [2017] EWHC 698 (Ch), in which the court determined the beneficial interests a separated (but not divorced)...
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This Legal Alert aims to set out the new role of Takasbank as a securities settlement system operator in accordance with the recent Resolution of Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey published in the Official Gazette on 18 October 2017.
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Ivanyan & Partners
One of the most popular and reliable ways to preserve and multiply capitals is investing in residential property.
Baker & McKenzie
Digital currencies pose difficult questions for regulators eager to protect the public but mindful of stifling innovation.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The Prudential Regulator Authority published a policy statement on strengthening accountability in banking and changes to senior managers regime forms.
Baker & McKenzie
There now remains a little over three months before MiFID II takes effect on 3 January 2018. Given the international reach and inter-connectedness of global financial markets, it comes as no surprise...
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Secure Capital SA (SC) was the owner of the entire beneficial interest in a series of notes issued by Credit Suisse (the Notes).
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