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  • Derivatives markets - not leaving the regulatory spotlight yet

    Seminar

    Submitted: 18 May 2017

    As we are struggling to implement the last obligations under EMIR, our attention must shift to other regulations affecting the derivatives markets. Which rules does MIFID2 impose in this area, apart from the well-known trading obligation?

  • Recent developments in structured finance

    Seminar

    Submitted: 18 May 2017

    We discuss the latest developments on topics such as securitisations, covered bonds and mortgage funds, including US Risk Retention Rules and the latest proposals on STS securitisations, as well as structured product governance, including PRIIPS.

  • Recent developments in Debt Capital Markets

    Seminar

    Submitted: 18 May 2017

    We discuss developments in the debt capital markets, including around disclosure standards, comfort letters, market abuse and regulatory capital in European and US transactions. What impact have various new regulations and quantitative easing had on the debt capital markets practice? What challenges lie ahead as a result of Brexit and Capital Markets Union proposals?

  • MIFID2 implementation in France: the pace quickens

    Article

    Submitted: 12 May 2017

    Whilst texts implementing, or proposing to implement, changes to French law have been published, the AMF has (until now) not published any draft versions of its post-MIFID2 General regulations.

  • BaFin restricts CFD trading for retail markets

    Article

    Submitted: 11 May 2017

    On 08 May 2017, the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht - BaFin) published a prohibition of the marketing, distribution and sale of contracts for differences (CFDs) to retail clients insofar as retail clients would be exposed to margin calls. The prohibition is effective as of 10 August 2017.

  • Mandatory requirement for LEIs to be introduced by FCA for regulatory announcements

    Article

    Submitted: 11 May 2017

    From 01 October 2017, all issuers of securities admitted to the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange will be required to supply an Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) when filing regulatory announcements.

  • Breakfast Briefing: Update on recent developments in German regulatory law - focus on remuneration and IT Restricted access

    Seminar

    Submitted: 10 May 2017

    Containing materials from the Breakfast Briefing held on 04 May 2017, this training page covers recent developments in German financial services regulation including the revised remuneration rules which are likely to be published in the second quarter of 2017.

  • EMIR Newsflash: European Commission publishes proposed amendments to EMIR

    Article

    Submitted: 04 May 2017

    An overview of the European Commission's legislative proposal amending the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR).

  • Legal Headwinds NL/EU - Quarterly Report - Q2 2017

    Newsletter

    Submitted: 02 May 2017

    The Q2 2017 edition of Legal Headwinds focuses on key regulatory developments relevant to financial institutions operating in the Netherlands for the period from 01 April 2017 to 30 June 2017.

  • Legal Headwinds: UK/EU - Quarterly Report - Q2 2017 Restricted access

    Newsletter

    Submitted: 26 April 2017

    The Q2 2017 edition of Legal Headwinds focuses on key legal and regulatory developments relevant to asset managers and financial institutions operating in the UK for the period from 01 April 2017 to 30 June 2017.

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