Welcome to the Funds-Axis Regulatory Round Up! The past month has brought a number of important developments on topics including ESG, UCITS, AIFMD II and Money Market Funds. The month also saw: The Central Bank of Ireland approve the process for UCITS side-pocketing arrangements, The ESAs publish recommended changes to make the PRIIPS Key Information Document more consumer friendly, and The UK Takeover Panel publish a consultation on presumptions of the definition of “Acting in Concert”.
The past month brought several important developments, including: the FCA confirming the PRIIPs regulation, the FCA’s reminder to firms regarding exposure to cryptoassets, a new major shareholding reporting process in Luxembourg; and FinDatEx publishing EET V1 and updated EMT V4.
January started off the new year with several important regulatory developments in the investment funds and asset management industry. The most notable developments include: The proposed amendments to Form PF…
Welcome to the Funds-Axis Regulatory Round Up! This month’s regulatory round-up includes updates from: The FSB on Money Market Fund reform proposals, The Central Bank of Ireland with amendments to the UCITS and AIFMD FAQs, ASIC with guidance on crypto-asset related investment products, The FCA with new rules on the Long-Term Asset Fund (LTAF) regime.
In this month’s round-up, of particular interest, nearly two years after its publication, the EU’s new regulatory framework facilitating the cross-border distribution of collective investment schemes applied from 2nd August. With this we saw several regulators announce the transposition of the new rules.
In this month’s round-up, of particular interest, nearly two years after the implementation of the Assessment of Value requirements, the FCA have finally provided feedback following a review of 18 firms conducted between July 2020 and May 2021…
The past month brought several important regulatory developments, particularly on regulatory supervisory feedback, with the FCA unimpressed with UK AFMs governance and operations processes, Belgium’s FSMA expecting vast improvements to PRIIPs KIDs and New Zealand’s FMA less than impressed with MIS Managers liquidity risk management.
Welcome to the Funds-Axis Regulation Round Up! Our monthly update highlights the latest developments impacting the investment compliance industry. The past month brought developments on a range of topics, including: UCITS & AIFMD, Fund Liquidity, Major Shareholdings, Short Selling and PRIIPs KID.
February saw a number of developments on a range of areas, including: SFDR; Potential money market fund reforms in the US; The new UK short selling threshold entering into force; The PRIIPs RTS being submitted to the European Commission; and Revisions to the CSSF notification form for NAV calculation errors.
The big month of liquidity finally arrived where we saw a number of liquidity developments come to fruition at the end of the month, including: ESMA’s new guidelines on liquidity…