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  • Legal Headwinds: Asia - Quarterly Report - Q1 2019 Restricted access

    Newsletter

    Submitted: 13 February 2019

    The Q1 2019 edition of Legal Headwinds focuses on key legal and regulatory developments relevant to financial institutions operating in China, Hong Kong and Singapore.

  • Central Bank of Ireland publishes Markets Update with preparations for Brexit at the forefront

    Article

    Submitted: 05 February 2019

    On 04 February 2019, the Central Bank of Ireland published a Markets Update, providing information on (among other things) a number of issues to help the Irish funds industry prepare for Brexit.

  • All change - the review of Irish limited partnership law in 2019 should be good news for private fund managers

    Article

    Submitted: 31 January 2019

    The private funds industry in Ireland is likely to see new opportunities as a result of potentially significant changes to Irish limited partnership law in 2019, offering enhanced flexibility both for AIFs established as regulated investment limited partnerships and those structured as unregulated 1907 limited partnerships.

  • Notifying the FCA under the Temporary Permissions Regime (TPR) - notification window now open

    Article

    Submitted: 07 January 2019

    ​To be able to continue marketing incoming EEA funds in the UK following a no deal Brexit, notification must be made to the FCA to enter the temporary permissions regime (TPR). The window for making such a notification is now open (until 28 March). Once the window closes, fund managers that have not submitted a notification for a given fund will be unable to use the TPR for that fund and will have to cease marketing the fund in the UK.

  • IRS limits scope of FATCA rules

    Article

    Submitted: 02 January 2019

    The IRS has issued proposed new regulations that will further delay the imposition of withholding tax on foreign passthru payments, remove the potential imposition of withholding tax on gross payments and clarify the meaning of the definition of “investment entity financial institution”.

  • UK government provides feedback on plans to reform its limited partnership law

    Article

    Submitted: 11 December 2018

    On 10 December 2018, the UK Government’s Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) published a feedback document, “Limited Partnerships: Reform of Limited Partnership Law. The Government response to the consultation” (the Response), setting out the policy decisions it has taken following its April 2018 consultation paper in which it proposed certain reforms to the law on limited partnerships (LPs).

  • Ireland’s Central Bank sets out proposals for depositaries of AIFs not investing in assets which must be held in custody

    Article

    Submitted: 27 November 2018

    On 19 November 2018, the Central Bank of Ireland published a Notice of Intention setting out its intended framework for entities acting as depositary for specific types of Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs) which generally do not invest in assets that must be held in custody. Comments are invited on these proposals until 19 January 2019.

  • The UK's Temporary Permissions Regime (TPR) - the FCA consults

    Article

    Submitted: 19 November 2018

    ​The FCA’s consultation paper CP 18/29, “Temporary permissions regime for inbound firms and funds” sets out possible changes to its rules in the event of a ‘no deal Brexit’.

  • Legal Headwinds: Asia - Quarterly Report - Q4 2018 Restricted access

    Newsletter

    Submitted: 31 October 2018

    The Q4 2018 edition of Legal Headwinds focuses on key legal and regulatory developments relevant to financial institutions operating in China, Hong Kong and Singapore.

  • EU publishes amended rules on safe-keeping duties for depositaries of AIFs and UCITS

    Article

    Submitted: 30 October 2018

    ​On 30 October 2018, final rules clarifying the safe-keeping duties of depositaries of alternative investment funds (AIFs) and UCITS were published in the Official Journal. The new rules will apply from 01 April 2020.

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