We've set out a few thoughts on the compliance areas your business should spend on, and some areas where you could save.
This update links to regulator (ATO, APRA, ASIC), updates, legislation and other matters relating to superannuation.
Cooper Grace Ward
In this edition of 'It Depends', Steven Jell speaks about what documents are needed to pay a pension from your SMSF.
The unique policy was facilitated by charity The Nature Conservancy, the Mexican government and partners covering an area of Mexican coastline that is considered vital to the health of the local environment and...
British Virgin Islands
The BVI Financial Services Commission has introduced new annual return reporting requirements for certain categories of licensees, including trust companies, investment managers/ investment advisors and fund administrators.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) likely did not have Juliet's famous words in mind when they enacted section 13.18 of National Instrument 31-103 Registration Requirements...
One issue that often concerns lenders is their requirement to advance funds under a commitment letter when the borrower has not met all of the lender's funding conditions.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The long-awaited draft of An Act Respecting Retail Payment Activities (short title, Retail Payment Activities Act) (the "RPAA") has been released as part of budget Bill C-30, the first reading of which was on April 30, 2021.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Bill C-30, Budget Implementation Act, 2021, No. 1 was introduced to the House of Commons for first reading on April 30, 2021.
On 21 April 2021, the Commission adopted an 'ambitious and comprehensive' package of measures pursuant to the EU Sustainable Finance Action Plan.
On May 5, 2021, the European Commission published its proposal for a regulation on foreign subsidies distorting the internal market.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Welcome to the Regulation Round Up, a regular bulletin highlighting the latest developments in UK and EU financial services regulation.
More than half of trust & corporate service providers in Guernsey have two or more female senior managers, a survey by the Guernsey Association of Trustees (GAT) of its members has confirmed.
Last year saw a resurgence in listed companies incorporated in the Cayman Islands, with links to Asia, de-listing from global stock exchanges.
On May 4, 2021, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) released the details of its Green and Sustainable Finance Grant Scheme (GSF Grant Scheme)
Since 2015, there has been a rising tide of "cov-lite" leveraged loans issued in Europe which do not contain maintenance financial covenants that, if included, would be tested on a quarterly...
Enhancements to the Irish regime governing the investment limited partnership (the "ILP") have led to increased interest in this structure as an option when considering the establishment of a new investment fund.
Virtual asset service providers (VASPs) operating in Ireland are now subject to Ireland's AML/CFT framework and must register with the Central Bank of Ireland.
These unprecedented circumstances have caused the practices with which we are all so familiar, not least through absence from a structured office environment, to be called into question.
Camilleri Preziosi Advocates
On the 29th April 2021, the MFSA issued a circular informing financial market participants and financial advisors that on the 21st April 2021, the European Commission adopted a package of measures and initiatives related to ...