For more detail on this and other regulatory
developments, see the individual posts below.
Commission consults on cross-border fund
distribution: The Commission has launched a consultation
on the main barriers to cross-border distribution of investment
Commission adopts more MiFID 2 RTS: The
Commission has published its final version of several RTS under
Commission adopts proposal to incorporate AIFMD and EMIR
into EEA Agreement: The Commission has adopted a proposal
for a Council decision on the position to be taken by the EU in the
EEA Joint Committee to incorporate measures including the AIFMD and
EMIR into the EEA Agreement.
ESMA and CFTC to co-operate on CCPs: ESMA and
CFTC have agreed a Memorandum of Understanding on dealing with CCPs
FCA updates unfair contract terms library: FCA
has updated its unfair contract terms library to remove
undertakings from its website that no longer reflect FCA's view
on unfair contract terms.
FReD Live 14 June: In our breakfast seminar on
14 June, Rosali Pretorius will look at the scope of MiFID 2 and its
core definitions, and consider their impact on other legislation,
including on capital, derivatives and funds. You can
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Dentons will hold a Competition Breakfast Seminar on February 28, 2017 titled: Rebates and discounts under EU competition law – lessons of the Intel case. Renowned competition lawyer James Venit from Dentons’ Brussels office will be joining co-heads Tihamér Tóth and Tünde Gönczöl of Dentons Budapest’s
You are cordially invited to a practical seminar on private antitrust enforcement in light of the soon to be implemented Damages Directive, which we address to the banking and finance sector. During the seminar we will present new tools designed for cartel damages litigation in light of fast forwarding the legislative process in Poland from a lawyer’s and an economist’s perspective. We will discuss examples of private antitrust litigation from a jurisdiction where the system is already effective and consider whether third party litigation funding is an option in Poland. All these points will help you identify potential claims against other market players and prepare a defense strategy against private enforcement claims targeting your institution.
From March 2 to 14, 2017, the “Invest & Trade in Ukraine ’17 – Transatlantic” conference series will take place in four North American economic centers – Toronto, New York, Houston and San Francisco. A7 CONFERENCES and Dentons are co-organizing the conferences under the patronage of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine.
The sixth international "Invest & Trade in Ukraine" road show will bring together large, medium and small companies from Ukraine, Canada and the US to expand cross-border business cooperation and create a strong business development platform for the future. Each part of the tour will be followed by open discussions and meetings between investors and the senior management of Ukrainian, American and Canadian companies. This year the forum is focused on three sectors – agribusiness, infrastructure and energy.
The implementation of the mandatory exchange of initial and variation margin for non-cleared OTC derivative trades in the EU commenced on 4 February for financial counterparties with the largest derivatives portfolios.
The latest report from our Centre for Regulatory Strategy, EMEA outlines the new requirements around the exchange and holding of collateral, and sets out the best practices and advanced techniques to respond effectively to the resulting collateral management challenge.
The Financial Conduct Authority FCA has published the interim feedback to the call for input to the post-implementation review of the FCA's crowdfunding rules (FS16/13) (the Interim Feedback Report)...
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