Financial Services Europe and International Update

October 06, 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 AIFM Directive
  • European Commission Consultation on a New EU Regime for Venture Capital
  • A Common Definition of EU Money Market Funds
  • The MiFID Review
  • A Financial Transaction Tax
  • Commodity Derivatives Markets Supervisory Principles
  • EFAMA Publishes a Blueprint for a European Consolidated Tape

UK Regulatory Developments

  • FSA Policy Statement on Transposing UCITS IV
  • BIS Working Paper on High-Frequency Trading
  • New Tax Regulations on Pooling Investments by AIFs
  • UK Government Legal Action against the ECB Over Rules on Clearing
  • Post-Legislative Assessment of the Financial Services (Land Transactions) Act 2005
  • FSA Consultation on Land Investment Schemes
  • Pre-Legislative Scrutiny of the Financial Services Bill 2011
  • FSA Guidance Consultation on Simplified Advice
  • The ICB’s Final Report and Recommendations on the UK Banking Sector
  • Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Carrying on Regulated Activities by Way of Business) (Amendment) Order 2011 Published

Other National Regulatory Developments

  • France
  • Germany