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PLSA Launches ESG And Stewardship Guidance
On 18 June 2019, the PLSA published a new guide to help pension funds comply with the new ESG requirements coming into force from 1 October 2019, and support them in achieving good practice into the future.
29 Jul 2019
PLSA Publishes Response To Stewardship Code Consultation
On 5 April 2019, the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) published its response to the draft 2019 U.K. Stewardship Code, as covered in our Q1 2019 newsletter on page 20
29 Jul 2019
ESMA Publishes Updated Q&A On The Market Abuse Regulation And The Alternative Investment Fund Manager Directive
On 29 March 2019, ESMA updated its Q&A documents in relation to the implementation of the Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) and the Alternative Investment Fund Manager Directive (AIFMD).
European Union
25 Jul 2019
The UK's Expanded Senior Managers And Certification Regime: Key Issues And Action Plan For Brokers, Advisers And Asset Managers
The expanded Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SM&CR), which comes into force on December 9, 2019, extends the framework regulating individuals charged
United States
16 Jul 2019
Eastern District Of New York Dismisses Putative Class Action Regarding Mutual Fund Disclosures For Failure To Adequately Allege Misstatements And Omissions
On June 25, 2019, Judge Arthur Spatt of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York dismissed with prejudice a putative securities class action brought by investors in a mutual fund asserting...
United States
4 Jul 2019
CRE Equity Tokenization: A Path For Enhanced Liquidity
Moving real estate assets into a blockchain enhances the efficiency and transparency of trading, according to Shearman & Sterling attorneys Kris Ferranti and Cristiana Modesti.
United States
25 Jun 2019
Opportunity Zones: Second Set Of Proposed Regulations Provide Clarity
On Wednesday, April 17, 2019, the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service issued a broad, investment-friendly second set of Proposed Regulations (the "Proposed Regulations")
United States
7 May 2019
EMIR Refit: Impact Of The Reclassification Of Funds
The EU proposals to amend technical aspects of the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR), known colloquially as ‘EMIR 2.1' or ‘EMIR Refit', have been politically agreed.
European Union
15 Apr 2019
Federal Infrastructure Law And Policy: 2019 Update
On February 15, President Trump signed H.J. Res. 31, the "Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019," averting a new government shutdown and authorizing appropriations for the remaining unfunded federal
United States
20 Mar 2019
SEC Proposes Changes To Regulatory Framework Of Fund Of Funds Arrangements
The Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) has proposed rules that would modernize the "fund of funds" rules. The rules would replace a patchwork of exemptive rules and orders,
United States
15 Feb 2019
SFC Sets Out New Regulatory Approach For Virtual Assets
On 1 November, 2018, the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong (SFC) issued a statement (the "Statement"), which sets out a new approach aiming to regulate virtual asset portfolio managers ...
Hong Kong
8 Feb 2019
SEC's Office Of Compliance Inspections And Examinations Announces 2019 Examination Priorities
Reaching municipal advisors that have never been examined will continue to be a focus.
United States
18 Jan 2019
Government Shutdown Hits Funds, Fund Boards
Many news reports have recounted how the partial government shutdown has affected government employees, shuttered national parks, and unsettled the stock market.
United States
9 Jan 2019
UK Conduct Authority Consults On Permanent Product Intervention Measures
On December 7, 2018, the U.K. FCA launched two consultations proposing to prohibit the sale, marketing and distribution of binary options to retail consumers and to restrict the sale ...
28 Dec 2018
UK Legislation Published To Onshore The European Long-Term Investment Funds Regulation For Brexit
On November 19, 2018, HM Treasury published a draft version of the Long-term Investment Funds (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018.
European Union
6 Dec 2018
Financial Regulatory Developments Focus - Issue 47, November 30, 2018
Financial Regulatory Developments Focus - Issue 47, November 30, 2018
United States
4 Dec 2018
Eurozone's Single Resolution Board Publishes 2019 Work Programme
On November 12, 2018. the EU Single Resolution Board published its 2019 Work Programme, setting out its priorities and principal tasks for the next year.
European Union
4 Dec 2018
International Body Proposes Framework For Assessing Fund Leverage
On November 14, 2018, IOSCO launched a consultation on a proposed framework to help assess leverage used by investment funds.
United States
3 Dec 2018
EU Supervisory Authority Consults On Proposed Guidelines On Money Market Fund Reporting Requirements
On November 13, 2018, ESMA launched a consultation on proposed Guidelines for Money Market Fund Managers, to assist them in complying with their obligations ...
European Union
3 Dec 2018
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