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Clifford Chance

The regulatory landscape of Brexit for CLOs: where to from here?

The UK's vote to leave the EU has raised questions across the financial markets and answers are only beginning to trickle through. For CLO market participants – and UK-based collateral managers in particular – the biggest legal concerns are regulatory, mainly around MiFID authorisation and risk retention. In this briefing we review the issues facing the CLO market as a result of the Brexit vote and discuss why, for the moment, the best bet is probably to wait and see.

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22 August 2016

The regulatory landscape of Brexit for CLOs: where to from here?

The UK's vote to leave the EU has raised questions across the financial markets and answers are only beginning to trickle through. For CLO market participants – and UK-based collateral managers in particular – the biggest legal concerns are regulatory, mainly around MiFID authorisation and risk retention. In this briefing we review the issues facing the CLO market as a result of the Brexit vote and discuss why, for the moment, the best bet is probably to wait and see.

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