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Dispute resolution for consumers
  • LK Shields
  • European Union
  • May 20 2015

Customers living in the EU are often wary of purchasing goods and services from sellers located in other Member States, due to concerns surrounding


Reverse solicitation
  • LK Shields
  • European Union
  • May 12 2015

Although non-EU alternative investment funds (AIFs), managed by non-EU alternative investment fund managers (AIFMs), are not permitted to market


The Capital Markets Union
  • LK Shields
  • European Union
  • April 13 2015

The European Commission (the Commission) recently launched a consultation process on a Capital Markets Union (CMU). The CMU is a plan to create


Red tape and efforts to reform EU merger control
  • LK Shields
  • European Union
  • March 23 2015

The European Commission has been considering extending its merger control jurisdiction to acquisitions of minority shareholdings. The Commission


Key information document for packaged retail investment and insurance products
  • LK Shields
  • European Union
  • February 24 2015

An EU Regulation relating to Key Information Documents for Packaged Retail and insurance-based products (PRIIPs) was published in December 2014


UCITS V brings convergence of the depositary role with AIFMD
  • LK Shields
  • European Union
  • February 3 2015

Fund managers and investors alike now have a single point of reference in the event that problems occur in relation to the safekeeping of assets or


Private equity funds risk competition fines
  • LK Shields
  • European Union
  • January 19 2015

This article examines a recent trend in EU competition law whereby it has become increasingly common for parent entities to be fined for the


Reporting requirements for authorised and registered AIFMs in Ireland: deadline approaching
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, Ireland
  • January 15 2015

The vast majority of registered or authorised AIFMs should be preparing for the first filing of their Annex IV Reports with the Central Bank of


UCITS V an update
  • LK Shields
  • European Union
  • December 31 2014

The objective of UCITS V is to enhance investor protection and improve investor confidence in UCITS explains the Financial Services Team. Overview


The fourth anti money laundering directive
  • LK Shields
  • European Union
  • December 26 2014

The draft Fourth EU Anti Money Laundering Directive (AMLD4) is designed to update and improve the EU's Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and