Financial Services Europe and International Update

January 14, 2011

The latest edition of Financial Services Europe and International Update from Dechert’s Financial Services Practice covers the following regulatory developments:

EU Regulatory Developments

  • The European Commission’s MiFID Review
  • European Commission Communication on Strengthening National Financial Services Sanctioning Regimes
  • Market Abuse Directive: Legal Uncertainty Arising from the ECJ’s Spector Judgment
  • European Commission Consultation on the UCITS Depositary Function and Manager Remuneration
  • Other EU Developments

UK Regulatory Developments

  • Finance Bill 2011: Consultation on Draft Legislation: Financial Services Implications
  • FSA Guidance Consultation on Firms’ Compliance with the Liquidity Regime
  • Private Equity Funds
  • HM Treasury Consultation on Simple Financial Products
  • EU Legislation: UK Implementation and Gold Plating
  • FSA Policy Statement on Implementing Aspects of CRD 2 and CRD 3
  • The FSA’s New Remuneration Code
  • Settlement Finality and Financial Collateral Arrangements: Revised UK Legislation
  • FSA MiFID Article 4 Notification on Client Assets Requirements
  • HM Treasury and FSA Consultation on the UK Implementation of UCITS IV