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Changes To The FCA's Rules Implementing The Revised Shareholder Rights Directive – What Asset Managers Need To Know
As part of the EU Sustainability Action Plan and the Sustainable Finance initiative the revised Directive 2007/36/EC (the "Shareholder Rights Directive" or "SRD II") introduces new requirements
European Union
14 Jun 2019
A Year Of GDPR: Five Recommendations To Help Limit Regulatory Scrutiny
A year ago, on May 25, 2018, the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force.
United States
14 Jun 2019
Senior Managers And Certification Regime
The commencement date of 9 December 2019 for the extension of the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR) ...
United States
28 May 2019
EMIR Refit – Redefining A "Financial Counterparty" And Why This Matters To Fund Managers
Legislative reform to the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) has now been finalised and the changes are expected to take effect in or around June 2019.
United States
16 May 2019
Brexit: Recognition Of UK Derivatives Regulation
The FMIA applies to the trade in derivatives.
European Union
2 May 2019
Proposed Guidance on the Extraterritorial Scope of the GDPR
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which revised and sought to ensure greater harmonization of the European Union's data protection framework ...
European Union
1 Mar 2019
In Principle: 10 Things Authorised Firms Need To Know For 2019
In the 2018 edition of this publication, we ended the introduction with the line, "We can only hope that we will enter 2019 with greater certainty than 2018 as to how the regulatory landscape will look."
United States
6 Feb 2019
The Impact Of The General Data Protection Regulation On Investment Managers
The new European General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) (GDPR) will take effect on 25 May 2018.
United States
6 Mar 2018
Connecting The Dots: EU Derivatives Legislation May Fall Short Of Delivering A Cohesive Regime
When the provisions under the revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (directive 2014/65/EU) and the new Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation (together, Mifid II) relating to the trading of derivatives...
European Union
19 Sep 2017
UK Implementation Of MiFID II
The FCA rules reflect ESMA's guidance.
7 Aug 2017
Financial Conduct Authority Consults On Senior Managers And Certification Regime
On 26 July 2017, the UK Financial Conduct Authority published its much-anticipated Consultation Paper (CP 17/25) "Individual Accountability: Extending the Senior Managers & Certification Regime to all FCA firms."
3 Aug 2017
Financial Conduct Authority's Asset Management Review – Authorised Funds Shake Up
On 28 June 2017, the FCA published the Asset Management Market Study Final Report as well as a Consultation Paper setting out some proposed changes to the FCA's rules, reflecting the FCA's findings...
10 Jul 2017
Securities Financing Transactions Regulation - Update
SFTR requires most EU based fund managers to make new detailed disclosures to investors about their use of certain financing structures.
23 May 2017
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