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Last few days for UK firms, funds and managers operating in Luxembourg to notify the CSSF if they wish to continue to operate in Luxembourg after Brexit

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 00:00
Introduction Earlier this year, Luxembourg’s financial services regulator, the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (the “CSSF”) announced a year-long transitional period starting 31 October 2019 during which UK financi...

Marketing Private Funds in the UK and Europe: A Guide for US Managers

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 00:00
Introduction US managers wanting to market private funds in the United Kingdom and European Union will need to comply with the specific regulatory rules for “third country” managers, mainly those put in place to implement the Alternative...

Ten things for asset managers to note if there is a no-deal Brexit

Thu, 09/05/2019 - 00:00
Introduction With a no deal Brexit on 31 October now appearing to be increasingly likely, with all of the political noise, it is easy to forget the technical regulatory aspects of a no-deal Brexit as they apply to the asset management industry. We h...

ESMA Consultation Paper – Guidelines on Performance Fees in UCITS

Wed, 09/04/2019 - 00:00
Introduction On 16 July 2019 the European Securities and Markets Authority (“ESMA”) launched a public consultation in respect of draft guidelines on performance fees under the Undertakings for Collective Investments in Transferable Securities (“UCIT...

Public Comment on Issues, Risks and Regulatory Considerations Relating to Crypto-Asset Trading Platforms

Mon, 09/02/2019 - 00:00
Introduction The Eversheds Sutherland Cryptoassets team regularly contributes to consultations launched by governments and regulatory bodies, and has assisted regulators and blockchain companies understand the implications of their businesses. In Ma...

ESMA Consultation Paper – Guidelines on Performance Fees in UCITS

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 00:00
Introduction On 16 July 2019 the European Securities and Markets Authority (“ESMA”) launched a public consultation in respect of draft guidelines on performance fees under the Undertakings for Collective Investments in Transferable Secur...

Crypto-matters Volume 2 - Legal developments on crypto-assets and Blockchain technology

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 00:00
Bringing our clients the latest important legal developments related to crypto-assets and the use of Blockchain technology in financial services and markets Legislative and regulatory developments FCA Final Guidance on cryptoassets The published Gui...

Crypto-matters Volume 2 - Legal developments on crypto-assets and Blockchain technology

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 00:00
Bringing our clients the latest important legal developments related to crypto-assets and the use of Blockchain technology in financial services and markets Legislative and regulatory developments FCA Final Guidance on cryptoassets The published Gui...

EIOPA Guidance on Cloud Outsourcing – July 2019

Wed, 07/31/2019 - 00:00
What is EIOPA? What is the purpose of the Guidelines? Who do they apply to? On 1 July 2019, the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (“EIOPA”) published its consultation paper1 (the “<...

EIOPA Guidance on Cloud Outsourcing – July 2019

Wed, 07/31/2019 - 00:00
What is EIOPA? What is the purpose of the Guidelines? Who do they apply to? On 1 July 2019, the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (“EIOPA”) published its consultation paper1 (the “<...

EIOPA Guidance on Cloud Outsourcing – July 2019

Wed, 07/31/2019 - 00:00
What is EIOPA? What is the purpose of the Guidelines? Who do they apply to? On 1 July 2019, the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (“EIOPA”) published its consultation paper1 (the “<...

Buy-side perspective: Relief (for some) as new initial margin deadline published

Fri, 07/26/2019 - 00:00
On 23 July 2019, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (“BCBS”) and the International Organization of Securities Commissions (“IOSCO”) issued a statement which recommended to regulators that an additional phase be added ...

Buy-side perspective: Relief (for some) as new initial margin deadline published

Fri, 07/26/2019 - 00:00
On 23 July 2019, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (“BCBS”) and the International Organization of Securities Commissions (“IOSCO”) issued a statement which recommended to regulators that an additional phase be added ...

Buy-side perspective: Relief (for some) as new initial margin deadline published

Fri, 07/26/2019 - 00:00
On 23 July 2019, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (“BCBS”) and the International Organization of Securities Commissions (“IOSCO”) issued a statement which recommended to regulators that an additional phase be added ...

Luxembourg’s 12 month transitional regime for UK financial services firms on a no deal Brexit

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 00:00
Introduction Luxembourg’s financial services regulator, Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (the “CSSF”) has announced a year-long transitional period during which UK financial services can continue their current activi...

The final AIFMD cross-border fund distribution package: mapping the changes

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 00:00
Directive (EU) 2019/1160 and Regulation (EU) 2019/1156 on facilitating cross-border distribution of collective investment undertakings were published in the Official Journal of the EU (OJ) on 12 July 2019. To read the Directive, click here. To read ...

Luxembourg’s 12 month transitional regime for UK financial services firms on a no deal Brexit

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 00:00
Introduction Luxembourg’s financial services regulator, Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (the “CSSF”) has announced a year-long transitional period during which UK financial services can continue their current activi...

The final AIFMD cross-border fund distribution package: mapping the changes

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 00:00
Directive (EU) 2019/1160 and Regulation (EU) 2019/1156 on facilitating cross-border distribution of collective investment undertakings were published in the Official Journal of the EU (OJ) on 12 July 2019. To read the Directive, click here. To read ...

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