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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance


The European Commission's proposal for a new prudential regime for investment firms

5 January 2018

The European Commission has published a proposal for the overhaul of the prudential regime for EU investment firms: i.e. regulated firms carrying on securities and derivatives business. This will have significant impacts on such firms' individual prudential requirements, and on the groups to which they belong.

The proposed changes will likely take effect sometime after mid-2019 and come at a time of significant change in this field, notably the CRD V/CRR 2 reforms and Brexit.

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