Financial Institutions

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  • Coffee, you and MiFID 2 - Session 3 Restricted access

    Seminar Series

    Submitted: 15 September 2014

    Interaction between MiFID 2 and CRD IV & Algorithmic trading and HFT: who does this affect and how? 11 September 2014)

  • UCITS Directive - consolidated text Restricted access

    Article

    Submitted: 15 September 2014

    Simmons & Simmons publishes a consolidated text of the UCITS IV incorporating the amendments introduced by UCITS V.

  • ESMA amends its guidelines on collateral diversification by UCITS Restricted access

    Article

    Submitted: 15 September 2014

    On 01 August 2014, ESMA updated its Guidelines on ETFs and other UCITS issues, permitting UCITS to be fully collateralised in certain government-backed instruments.

  • UCITS V published in the Official Journal Restricted access

    Article

    Submitted: 28 August 2014

    Following publication of UCITS V, this note looks at the timetable for implementation and summarises the key changes to the UCITS Directive’s rules on remuneration, depositaries and sanctions.

  • Bank Crisis Management and Resolution Restricted access

    Article

    Submitted: 11 August 2014

    An overview of the proposed global measures for bank crisis management and resolution.

  • Bank Structural Reform Restricted access

    Article

    Submitted: 11 August 2014

    An overview of the proposed measures for the structural reform of the banking sector in the EU and UK.

  • ESMA and FCA publish statements on CoCos Restricted access

    Article

    Submitted: 07 August 2014

    This article is relevant for those issuing, structuring or investing in CoCos, as well as other product providers, private wealth houses and other distributors of retail products in the European Economic Area (the "EEA"). Of key significance is that this is the first use by the FCA of its product intervention powers.

  • Danish loss recapture rules infringe freedom of establishment Restricted access

    Article

    Submitted: 07 August 2014

    The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has held that Danish tax rules for the clawback of foreign permanent establishment losses breach EU law.

  • UK AIFMs: Marketing non-EU AIFs in the EEA prior to authorisation Restricted access

    Article

    Submitted: 25 July 2014

    A brief overview of questions arising relating to Transitioning UK AIFMs and their marketing of non-EU AIFs.

  • Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive and ERISA fiduciary issues Restricted access

    Article

    Submitted: 16 July 2014

    The article discusses whether the imposition by the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) of valuation responsibilities on an alternative investment fund manager (the AIFM) is compatible with the rules and guidance under the U.S. Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA).

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