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  • Oversight October 2017 - Hong Kong updates its AML regime and refines AEOI requirements

    Newsletter

    Submitted: 20 October 2017

    This Oversight considers two amendment bills that were introduced this year to update Hong Kong's AML regime and the IRD's clarification regarding the business registration requirement for funds.

  • Abu Dhabi regulator issues guidance on initial coin offerings and virtual currencies

    Article

    Submitted: 18 October 2017

    Raza Rizvi and Neil Westwood consider the new guidance from the ADGM’s Financial Services Regulatory Authority on the use of virtual tokens and currencies.

  • MiFID2 Directive webinar: Implications for HR and compensation and benefits

    Webinar

    Event date: 31 October 2017

    This webinar is to help HR and compensation and benefits professionals at MiFID firms to understand and implement the HR and compensation/benefits rules effectively.

  • MiFID2 Directive roundtable: Implications for HR and compensation and benefits

    Conference

    Event date: 14 November 2017

    This roundtable breakfast meeting is for industry peers to discuss some of the key challenges firms are facing with the implementation of the HR and compensation and benefits aspects of MiFID2.

  • MiFID2/MiFIR Derivatives Newsflash: EU/US "common approach" agreed for derivatives trading venues

    Article

    Submitted: 16 October 2017

    A brief overview of a common approach for the mutual recognition of EU and US derivatives trading venues.

  • The Amsterdam Derivatives Academy Restricted access

    Seminar

    Submitted: 13 October 2017

    ​On 05 October 2017, Simmons & Simmons hosted the 12th edition of the Amsterdam Derivatives Academy. The central aim of the afternoon was to discuss a number of the most topical developments in the derivatives space. The developments were discussed in a number of practical and insightful presentations from the perspectives of various leading market parties.

  • Ontbijtseminar Voorbereiding op geschillenbeslechting Restricted access

    Seminar

    Submitted: 13 October 2017

    Bas Berghuis van Woortman, Johan Polet en Fleur Potter, spraken deze ochtend over alle te nemen stappen in de situatie waarin een onderneming wordt geconfronteerd met een procedure - zowel voor de rechter als ook in arbitrage.

  • Demystifying Commodity Finance

    Seminar

    Submitted: 11 October 2017

    The term commodity finance covers a multitude of products offered both by banks and, increasingly, by non-bank financial institutions. This session seeks to demystify what is meant by commodity finance by providing an overview of some of the most commonly used products in the market and exploring the legal and practical considerations that need to be taken into account when structuring and negotiating commodity finance transactions.

  • The Extension of the Senior Manager & Certification Regime

    Seminar

    Submitted: 11 October 2017

    This session looks at the FCA consultation paper on the extension of SMCR, the implications for the wider FCA regulated industry who will now have to implement this and draws on some of the lessons that have been learnt from implementing this throughout the banking industry.

  • VAT, Asset Management and Pensions

    Seminar

    Submitted: 11 October 2017

    We look at the latest test cases on VAT exemption for pension fund management, the judgment in the Investment Trusts case, balancing regulatory duty to treat customers fairly vs managing litigation risk, latest case law on scope of VAT exemption for fund management and administration, and latest developments in the Littlewoods compound interest claims’ case.

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