This newsletter links to media releases and reports relating to Superannuation, Funds Management & Financial Services.
Holley Nethercote commercial & financial services lawyers
Until the threats of COVID-19 pass, we are unlikely to have insight into AFCA's "proposed framework and fairness tool".
These amendments will, among other things, allow for the perfection of security interests by control of electronic chattel paper (a new class of personal property) and set out related priority rules.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Since the beginning of March, 15 companies within the S&P/TSX Composite Index have gone to market to raise capital.
C.Savva & Associates Ltd
On 18 February 2020, the EU's Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN) announced changes to its list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
On 28 April 2020, the European Commission proposed a new Regulation to make targeted amendments to the EU Capital Requirements Regulation and the CRR II Regulation in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
There have been a number of changes to the offshore funds landscape in recent months. Walkers' global team sets out below a high level summary of the current position...
In these uncertain times, investors in investment funds are increasingly looking at options regarding their investment, including ways in which to redeem or recover their investment in such funds.
If you are reading this, I hope you are well. A great deal has happened since the Funds Forum was announced and then delayed in the wake of the ongoing Corvid-19 pandemic.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt everything from stock prices to supermarket shelves, the world is facing a diverse array of unprecedented challenges. Against this backdrop, there is a common thread throughout ...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau proposed a limited partnership regime for investment funds in Hong Kong to enhance the attractiveness of the Hong Kong asset and wealth management industry
Dezan Shira & Associates
The Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation Insurance Limited (HKMCI) is introducing a new 100 percent loan guarantee under the Hong Kong SME Financing Guarantee Scheme (HKSFGS) to...
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP
On February 14, 2020, the Hong Kong High Court handed down a judgment (Cheung Ka Ho Cyril and others v Securities and Futures Commission (HCAL 2132-4, 2136-7/2018, unreported) dismissing...
On the 30th of April, 2020, the Central Bank of Ireland ("CBI") published a letter to fund management companies regarding certain COVID-19 related measures (the "Letter").
The Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman (FSPO) published its annual Overview of Complaints in March 2020 which reports on complaints handled in 2019.
This is the fourth in a series of four short briefings which looks at some of the key powers which the Central Bank of Ireland ("CBI") has at its disposal under the Central Bank Act 2013 (the "Act").
In April, and as a consequence of the COVID-19 crisis, CONSOB announced that the deadline for payment of the annual fees has been deferred from 15 April 2020 until 15 May 2020.
Banking deposits in Jersey are on the rise (£139.2bn as at September 2019 according to the figures from the Jersey Financial Services Commission).
Despite the attempts of the government of Kazakhstan to make its Islamic finance market more attractive, Islamic products are still rarely used in Kazakhstan.
Fenech & Fenech Advocates
On 25 March 2020, MFSA issued a circular reminding firms of its expectations of the measures that they should have in place regarding complaints handling.