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The latest edition of global asset management quarterly is now available online. This issue includes coverage of the following: Europe UK and European Overview UK withholding tax: whether interest arises in the UK PRIIPS – 9 months on Brexit: the UK Government ”no deal” guidance notices Brexit: the UK’s temporary permissions regime Brexit: the UK’s White Paper on the future EU/UK relationship Ireland update Luxembourg update Asset Management Regulation knowledge hub EU/UK Regulatory Roundup…
The latest edition of global asset management quarterly is now available online. This issue includes the following: UK and European overview; UK tax treatment of “loyalty bonuses” paid to investors; Omnibus Regulation; FCA asset management market study; Ireland update; Luxembourg update; Asset management in South Africa – ten things to know; Hong Kong regulators turn their attention to conflicts of interest; China now – regulatory reform in the financial services industry; Australia – listed…
Introduction On 5 April 2018, the FCA published its latest documents in response to the concerns it previously identified in its asset management market study. The documents comprise: Policy Statement 18/8: Asset Management Market Study remedies and changes to the Handbook – Feedback and final rules to CP17/18 (PS18/8); Consultation Paper 18/9: Consultation on further remedies – Asset Management Market Study (CP18/9); and Occasional Paper 32 – Now you see it: drawing attention to charges
The latest issue of Global Asset Management Quarterly is now available. EU / UK articles Quarterly update European Commission to unveil legislation setting out prudential requirements for investment firms New Commission proposal on screening foreign investments in the EU Brexit and international trade in financial services Asia articles Hong Kong: Bond Connect Hong Kong: Securities and Futures Commission voices concern over asset management practices Canada article Coin or security? Does it matter? United States articles…
The latest issue of Global Asset Management Quarterly is now available. EU / UK articles Quarterly update Cross-jurisdictional AIFMD guides 2017 FCA publishes asset management market study: not quite an earthquake but beware of the aftershocks The FCA approach to cyber-risk Legally speaking, can Article 50 be revoked? EU/UK Regulatory update Market trends – Luxembourg Asia articles Changes to the process for making disclosure under Hong Kong’s disclosure of interest regime Hong Kong resolution regime…
On 28 June 2017, the FCA published its long awaited final report on its asset management market study. The final report, which is over 100 pages long plus five annexes, confirms some of the findings set out in the FCA’s interim report published on 18 November 2016, in particular the FCA’s assessment regarding competition in the asset management industry, communications with investors and practices in the investment consultancy sector generally. In summary the FCA found…
The fourth issue of our Global Asset Management Quarterly is now available. This publication highlights key developments that will be of interest to and affect asset managers, including market trends and developments in tax and buy-side regulation globally. The fourth edition can be found here
The second edition of our Global Asset Management Quarterly is now available. This publication highlights key developments that will be of interest to and affect asset managers, including market trends and developments in tax and buy-side regulation globally. The second edition can be found here