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  • PRIIPs

    Microsite

    Last Reviewed: 25 July 2017 / Submitted: 29 June 2016

    The upcoming PRIIPs Regulation will require manufacturers of structured products to produce a three page "key information document" for retail investors. This microsite examines the key implications for asset managers.

  • Financial Institutions and Asset Management & Investment Funds Autmn Legal Business Update

    Conference

    Event date: 12 October 2017

    Join us for our thirteenth annual one day training programme. This day offers you the opportunity to hear about a broad range of topical issues relevant to the financial instituions and asset managers from lawyers across many disciplines.

  • Financial Institutions and Asset Management & Investment Funds Autmn Legal Business Update

    Conference

    Event date: 11 October 2017

    Join us for our thirteenth annual one day training programme. This day offers you the opportunity to hear about a broad range of topical issues relevant to the financial instituions and asset managers from lawyers across many disciplines.

  • Pollyanna Deane's insurance column: June 2017

    Article

    Submitted: 19 July 2017

    Pollyanna shares her views on topical insurance issues.

  • Conduct Rules - nothing new or a complete change of mindset?

    Article

    Submitted: 06 July 2017

    In this article, we set out details of the Conduct Rules and how they differ from the principles for approved persons in APER. We also look at how the existence of enforceable Conduct Rules, the duty to report and record breaches is resulting in a slow gradual change of mindset within organisations subject to the SM&CR and SIMR.

  • Brussels new European finance hub against the background of the Brexit?

    Blog Post

    Submitted: 03 July 2017

    The Japanese insurer MS Amlin, subsidiary of the Mitsui Sumimoto & AD group, one of the world's top ten insurance companies, has decided to open a European subsidiary in Brussels (Belgium). They will hence join Lloyd's and QBE, which already took a similar decision to establish an European subsidiary in Brussels.

  • Further clarification of the SAAMCo “advice” / “information” distinction

    Blog Post

    Submitted: 29 June 2017

    In Halsall v Champion Consulting Ltd [2017] EWHC 1079 the Court considered the SAAMCo information/advice distinction and held that assurances given by Champion amounted to “advice”.

  • New rules in the EU when acquiring (or increasing) stakes in financial sector targets

    Article

    Submitted: 14 June 2017

    From 01 October 2017, the guidelines issued jointly by The European Banking Authority (EBA), the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) and the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) (collectively known as "ESA") will apply with regard to acquisitions and increases of “qualifying holdings” in the banking, insurance and securities sectors.

  • D&O Insurance law in Germany and England

    Blog Post

    Submitted: 06 June 2017

    Simon Hilditch and Felix Zimmermann delivered a talk at the C5 D&O conference in April 2017, examining differences between D&O Insurance law in Germany and England.

  • Exclusion Clauses considered by Court of Appeal: Persimmon Homes & Ors v Arup [2017]

    Blog Post

    Submitted: 05 June 2017

    Further to recent cases like Zurich v Maccaferri [2016], the Court of Appeal has provided additional guidance on the proper interpretation of limitation and exclusion clauses in insurance contracts.

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