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2 August 2019
Many of the world’s largest asset management firms are exploring the potential of crypto-funds, but what are they, what are the risks, how are they regulated, how do you set one up and who has custody of the assets? These were some of the questions discussed...
31 July 2019
The severe warnings on climate change starkly documented by the IPCC report and others demonstrate why urgent action to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement is needed. The public, governments and legislators are taking notice and taking action. Much of the legislative...
22 July 2019
Welcome to the July 2019 edition of our private funds update. This briefing is intended to give you a short update on key legal, tax and regulatory developments relevant to private fund managers, drawing on expertise from across our Global Funds & Investment...
15 May 2019
The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) requires the European Commission to commence a review of the Directive by July 2017. The first stage of that review is now complete, with the publication on 10 January 2019 by the Commission of the...
20 July 2017
ESMA has published three opinions setting out sector-specific principles to support supervisory convergence in the context of requests from UK financial institutions seeking to relocate to the EU27. The opinion on Investment Management covers UCITS and AIFMD structures,...
8 June 2017
On 31 May 2017, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published an opinion setting out nine principles to support supervisory convergence in the context of relocations from the UK, following the UK's decision to leave the EU. The opinion is addressed...
6 October 2015
The European Commission has issued its Action Plan on Capital Markets Union, outlining the steps to be taken in order to establish a single market for capital in all 28 member states of the EU. The Action Plan follows a Green Paper on Capital Markets Union which...
17 September 2015
The European Long-Term Investment Funds Regulation (ELTIFs Regulation), which is intended to increase the amount of long-term, non-bank finance available to companies and projects in the European Union, will apply in all member states from 9 December 2015. The...
20 May 2015
The European Commission has unveiled its plan to boost funding and growth across Europe through the creation of a Capital Markets Union – a single market for capital across the 28 EU member states. Earlier this year the Commission issued its Green Paper on...
19 May 2015
The European Commission has unveiled its plan to boost funding and growth across Europe by the creation of a Capital Markets Union – a single market for capital across the 28 EU member states.