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  • Safe-keeping of assets under AIFMD and UCITS Directive: European Commission consults on rule changes

    Article

    Submitted: 11 June 2018

    ​On 29 May 2018, the European Commission (Commission) published for consultation draft delegated regulations proposing amendments to the safe-keeping duties of depositaries under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) and the UCITS Directive. The consultation period closes on 26 June 2018.

  • The FCA’s change of address and why you may need to tell your clients

    Article

    Submitted: 30 May 2018

    The FCA will be moving its offices over the summer and firms may need to notify their own clients of this change.

  • Preparing to implement the MMF Regulation in the UK

    Article

    Submitted: 29 May 2018

    The EU’s Money Market Funds Regulation comes into effect on 21 July 2018. In the UK, the FCA has consulted (in CP18/4) on rule changes to ensure the Regulation can work properly in the UK. The consultation has now closed - a policy statement, final rules and guidance on how a fund can apply to be authorised as an MMF are expected shortly.

  • UK Investment Funds Overview (May 2018)

    Article

    Submitted: 24 May 2018

    This practice note provides an overview of the key structures for UK investment funds and the various categories of FCA-regulated schemes.

  • GDPR for UK regulated funds

    Article

    Submitted: 11 May 2018

    GDPR requirements replace and extend the current data protection regime. This note summarises the main changes and sets out actions that fund managers must take.

  • UCITS - European Commission proposes changes to rules on cross-border marketing

    Article

    Submitted: 13 March 2018

    This Note examines the proposals put forward by the European Commission to change a number of the rules governing the cross-border distribution of undertakings for collective investment in transferable securities (UCITS).

  • MiFID2 best execution: Top 10 Questions on Top 5 Disclosure

    Article

    Submitted: 06 March 2018

    This article summarises the new MiFID2 requirements for EU-regulated firms to publish both qualitative and quantitative details of their top five brokers and execution venues.

  • Singapore: Investor Enhancements under the CPF Investment Scheme

    Article

    Submitted: 06 March 2018

    ​The Second Minister for Manpower Ms. Josephine Teo has announced certain investor enhancements for Central Provident Fund members during her ministry’s Committee of Supply debate in Parliament on 5 March 2018.

  • Singapore: ASEAN CIS Framework enhancements

    Article

    Submitted: 06 March 2018

    The ASEAN CIS Framework was revised on 23 February 2018 as it seeks to further promote the cross border offering of ASEAN funds.

  • Singapore: Budget 2018 highlights for the fund management sector

    Article

    Submitted: 20 February 2018

    The Singapore Budget 2018 was delivered on 19 February 2018 by Mr. Heng Swee Kiat (Finance Minister). Amongst other initiatives which concern Singapore as a whole, the Singapore Budget 2018 also contained certain positive developments for the local fund management sector.

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