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Communications with clients under MiFID II

EMIR: Clearing And Margin Rules Update

On 10 June 2016 the European Commission made its third mandatory clearing determination under EMIR.

15 June 2016

ESMA releases discussion paper on distributed ledger technology in securities markets

ESMA releases discussion paper on distributed ledger technology in securities markets.

10 June 2016

Shareholder pre-emption rights - a valued investor protection

The UK Pre-Emption Group’s latest report highlights the continuing importance to investors of “pre-emption rights”, or rights of first refusal on new equity issues

11 May 2016

David Calligan and Karen Butler analyse the impacts of the leverage ratio requirement under CRD IV

David Calligan and Karen Butler discuss the capital requirements imposed upon banks and assess how industry and regulators have responded in Lexis PSL

05 May 2016

Why settle for less? FCA and PRA consult on changes to the enforcement process

The FCA and PRA consult on significant changes to the enforcement process including settlement and references to the Upper Tribunal.

Time for play? FCA announces launch date for Regulatory Sandbox

The FCA will launch its Regulatory Sandbox on 9 May, the next part of Project Innovate.

18 April 2016

Lifting the veil

Employment partner Carl Richards and counsel Cerys Williams discuss the new liability legislation on personal exposure in the commercial world with Economia.

08 April 2016

Two new priority areas in the FCA’s 2016/17 Business Plan

The FCA has published its Business Plan for 2016/17, setting out some of its planned work and priorities for the coming year.

08 April 2016

New ESMA guidelines on fund manager remuneration – the proportionality debate continues

New ESMA guidelines on fund manager remuneration continue to raise questions about the application of the proportionality principle.

06 April 2016

Regulation to facilitate innovation: British and Australian financial regulators sign agreement to support innovative businesses

In a world-first, the UK's FCA and the Australia's ASIC agree to framework for co-operation and referrals between the “Innovation Hub” of each regulator.

31 March 2016

PRA consults on changes to UK rules on the EU bail-in clause requirements

The UK Prudential Regulation Authority published a consultation paper on 15 March 2016, in which it proposes to amend its rules on the contractual recognition of bail-in.

29 March 2016

Debt trading - a missing term? Case of Tael One Partners -v- Morgan Stanley

What happens when loan-trading documentation fails to deal specifically with a payment claimed by both parties…

18 March 2016

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