In its most recent analysis, dated on May 21st 2021, the international rating agency "MOODY'S", evaluates Albania as a country with stable prospects and affirms Albanian Government's B1 rating.
Until now, large asset managers—asset managers with more than 500 employees or the parent undertaking of a group with more than 500 employees—had the option to not comply with the requirement in Article 4 SFDR...
His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales has sent his best wishes for a successful conference to Guernsey Finance at the start of its Sustainable Finance Week event.
Guernsey's wealth of leading funds services experts played a critical role in Taylor Maritime Investments arrival on the London Stock Exchange..
Experts from across the private wealth space discussed the difficulties but also the opportunities of balancing a just transition with net zero ambitions at the second day of Guernsey Finance's Sustainable Finance Week.
Guernsey has further cemented its position as a leader in the green finance space with the publication of a practitioner's guide to impact investing and sustainability.
On 24 May 2021, the Department of Finance published its feedback statement (Feedback Statement) concerning the outcome of is public consultation on the exercise of national discretions...
The Sustainable Finance Disclosures Regulation ("SFDR") applied from 10 March 2021 and financial market participants, which include AIFMs, UCITS management companies and self-managed investment companies.
Certain Financial Institutions in Ireland are obliged to file both Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (‘FATCA') and Common Reporting Standard (‘CRS') reports by 30 June 2021 with Revenue.
The EU Cross-Border Distribution Framework introduces a new framework for the cross-border distribution across the EU of UCITS and alternative investment funds ("AIFs").
Given the popularity of Ireland's funds industry, it comes as little surprise that Irish funds frequently feature in the fund finance landscape and increasingly so in the context of subscription line financings.
Boccadutri International Law Firm
A series of arrests linked to the bankruptcy of Nidalina Group and to the fraud that the investment system concealed. The seizure of 20 million euros gives hope to those who lost their money.
We have recently produced a podcast focused on the Funds industry entitled "Offshore Intelligence – Funds in demand".
Arendt & Medernach
On 10 June 2021, the CSSF published an FAQ on the application of the markets in financial instruments directive ("MIFID") to Luxembourg investment fund managers ("IFMS")...
Loyens & Loeff
The new legal provisions on the limited qualified investor fund (L-QIF) were adopted unanimously (with one abstention) by the Swiss Council of States on 9 June 2021.
ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law
The Turkish Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency ("BRSA") published a draft regulation to clarify a long-awaited obligation under Banking Law No. 5411
ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law
"Savings finance activities " are defined as saving money for a certain period of time for the acquisition of residential or business property or vehicles
Yesterday the UK's Treasury Department announced the appointment of a Green Technical Advisory Group (GTAG), set up to advise and assist the UK Government in its development and implementation of a Green Taxonomy, ...
The FCA's move to postpone the deadline for PSPs to introduce strong customer authentication until March 2022 is an acknowledgement of the challenges facing the payment services industry...
In early 2020, it became clear that the unfolding Covid-19 pandemic would significantly affect the global economy.