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  • An overview of recent and upcoming EU financial regulatory developments, and their extraterritorial impact Restricted access

    Seminar

    Last Reviewed: 17 November 2014 / Submitted: 17 November 2014

    Financial institutions and Managers are having to deal with an unprecedented international regulatory overhaul covering the provision of services and the marketing of products and investments. The EU, in particular, is in the process of implementing a range of regulatory changes that will impact the conduct of business in the EU and which have extraterritorial impact. In this session, we aim to focus on aspects of MiFID II, EMIR and AIFMD and their potential impact on the conduct of certain business activities in Asia.

  • The law around bonuses and other variable remuneration Restricted access

    Seminar

    Last Reviewed: 17 November 2014 / Submitted: 17 November 2014

    This session provides a Hong Kong update around relevant recent developments as well the position for financial institutions in Europe and other jurisdictions affected by restrictions on variable pay.

  • New opportunity for UCITS Managers targeting Retail Investors in Italy Restricted access

    Article

    Submitted: 14 November 2014

    Borsa Italiana has launched a new segment dedicated to trading of UCITS funds which will offer an alternative way for managers to make products available to investors in Italy.

  • AIFMD transposition in Spain Restricted access

    Article

    Submitted: 13 November 2014

    The law which commences the process of implementing the AIMFD in Spain has been published today. The next step in the transposition process will be the publication of lower ranking provisions which will develop the legal provisions included in the new law.

  • ESMA confirms above threshold AIFMs may manage and market EuSEFs and EuVECAs Restricted access

    Article

    Submitted: 13 November 2014

    ESMA has updated its Q&As on EuVECAs and EuSEFs and confirmed that the management and marketing of these funds is not limited to sub-threshold AIFMs.

  • Episode 433: Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect programme

    Video Podcast

    Submitted: 12 November 2014

    Simmons & Simmons partner Rolfe Hayden talks to colleague Esther Lee talk about the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect programme.

  • EU Finance Ministers herald limited progress towards EU FTT Restricted access

    Article

    Submitted: 10 November 2014

    Participating Member States are still hoping to agree a first phase EU FTT by the end of 2014, but disagreement remains over its scope and the basis for levying the tax.

  • Extending the AIFMD passport to non-EU AIFMs and AIFs: ESMA launches call for evidence Restricted access

    Article

    Submitted: 10 November 2014

    ESMA is consulting on the possibility of extending the AIFMD passport to the marketing of non-EU AIFs by EU AIFMs and the management and/or marketing of AIFs by non-EU AIFMs.

  • ESMA Chair provides insight into several areas of interest to investment managers Restricted access

    Article

    Submitted: 07 November 2014

    A speech given by Steven Maijoor, Chair of ESMA, provides valuable insights into ESMA’s work and his own views in relation to several issues affecting investment managers.

  • RMB bonds: structural developments Restricted access

    Seminar

    Submitted: 07 November 2014

    This session discusses recent structural changes to RMB bond offerings and share case studies of recent complex transactions. It also discusses the PRC regulatory environment and changes which have affected (and will continue to affect) the structures of RMB offerings and recent regulatory changes on cross-border guarantees, etc.

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