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EMIR nears the finish line *

European Union - August 16 2012
EMIR enters into force today, 16 August 2012, with the final text (formally known as Regulation (EU) No 648/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council on OTC Derivatives, Central Counterparties and Trade Repositories), published on 27 July 2012 in the Official Journal of the European Union.

Co-authors: Dina Albagli, Karen Anderson, Nick May , Shoshana Wainer.


PRIPs: Proposed regulation on pre-sale disclosures for packaged retail investment products – interaction with RDR and MiFID II (30 July 2012) *

United Kingdom - July 30 2012
The European Commission has now published its final proposal for a Regulation on mandatory pre-sale disclosures for Packaged Retail Investment Products.

Co-authors: Karen Anderson, Christine Astaniou, Clive Cunningham .


Sanctioning directors of failed banks *

United Kingdom - July 9 2012
HM Treasury is seeking comments on whether the Financial Services Bill should introduce a “rebuttable presumption” that the director of a failed bank is not suitable to be approved by the regulator to hold a position as a senior executive in a bank.

Co-authors: Jenny Stainsby, Karen Anderson, Clive Cunningham , Nikunj Kiri.


Market abuse: ECJ holds in Daimler case that steps preceding a decision may constitute inside information *

European Union - June 29 2012
In its judgment in the case of Markus Geltl v Daimler AG [C-19/11] yesterday, the European Court of Justice provided clarification on the requirement that information must be "of a precise nature" to be "inside information".

Co-authors: Jenny Stainsby, Karen Anderson, Susannah Cogman, Clive Cunningham , Nikunj Kiri.


FSA confirms bans on product provider payments to platforms and all product charge cash rebates *

United Kingdom - June 28 2012
The rules will come into force on 31 December 2013

Co-authors: Karen Anderson, Christine Astaniou, Clive Cunningham .


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