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What price market integrity? The various “Benchmark Reviews”
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • October 27 2014

When the LIBOR scandal first came to light, governments and regulators quickly took the view that "something had to be done" about pricing indices


European Banking Authority releases internet payment guidelines
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • January 21 2015

The European Banking Authority (EBA) released 'Final guidelines on the security of internet payments' (Guidelines). These Guidelines are based on the


CMBS 2.0 in focus: Class X a class act!
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • February 25 2015

The emergence of European CMBS 2.0 can be directly traced back to Deutsche Bank's Deco 2011-CSPK which closed in June 2011. Since that issuance


A guide to the impact of negative interest rates on commodity derivatives and collateral transactions
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • April 1 2015

As the Financial Times notes, “falls in European interest rates into negative territory could profoundly affect the workings of the financial system


Sanctions update: Ukraine, Crimea and Sevastopolthe Ukrainian Parliament, the EU and the U.S. impose further measures
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, Russia, Ukraine, USA
  • August 4 2014

This Alert follows our previous alerts on the RussiaUkraine sanctions available on our website. July continued to be a busy time as the Verkhovna


Privacy in financial markets, not to be ignored
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • August 31 2015

The Article 29 Working Party published a letter it sent to the European Commission urging it to consider the data protection and privacy issues when


CMBS 2.0 - the Lyrical Dancer
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • December 16 2015

Given that it is coming up to a year since I posted a blog (CMBS - it's time to dance to the beat!) in which I surmised that "I don't just want to


The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published advice on the extension of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) passport on 30 July 2015 (The Advice)
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, Guernsey, Jersey
  • August 6 2015

For Jersey and Guernsey, the ESMA Advice was positive: no obstacles exist to the extension of the AIFMD passport to these jurisdictions. AIFMD


Green Bonds - how to unlock their full potential?
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • December 16 2015

The green bond market is presently one of the fastest growing fixed-income segments, with issuances tripling between 2013 and 2014. There is a sense


CMBS 2016: Tailwinds and wishes
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • January 25 2016

Earlier this month I set out my CMBS predictions for 2016 in the Investment Adviser (Broadening the scope of CMBS loan issuance), where I predicted