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The ISDA Schedule and Credit Support Annex

January 4 2016 The International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) has developed a a standard suite of documents, which are applicable to all OTC derivative…

Changes introduced by MLD4 and MLD5

January 6 2017 The Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Regulation [849/2015] (MLD4) came into force on 23 June 2015 with the aim of strengthening the EU’s defences against…

FCA rules on the use of dealing commission

November 16 2015 Following its consultation on the use of dealing commission rules for investment managers in 2013 (CP13/7), the FCA published its final rules in its…

A short guide to recent developments in UCITS - part III: UCITS VI

February 1 2016 This is the third and final part in a three-part series of Legal Longs on recent developments relating to UCITS. This final part provides a brief…

ESMA moves MiFID database portal

February 5 2016 ESMA has migrated the data contained in the ESMA MiFID database portal and the ESMA webpage containing the list of exempted shares under the Short…

EU work programme to June 2017

January 13 2017 The Maltese Presidency has published the EU Council's work programme for 1 January to 30 June 2017. Items of interest include the following:…

HM consultation on amending RAO definition of financial advice

January 13 2017 Following the City of London Law Society (CLLS)'s response to HM Treasury's September consultation on amending…

CityUK sets out key priorities for financial firms following Brexit

January 13 2017 TheCityUK has listed 17 points in a two-page document that calls for limited market access for some finance sectors and focusses on a bespoke deal…

FCA policy update on crowdfunding

January 13 2017 The FCA has updated its policy development webpage which sets out information on the FCA's recent and future publications schedule. The FCA previously…

Implementation of the UK Corporate Governance and Stewardship Codes during 2016

January 13 2017 The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has published its annual report on the impact and implementation of the UK Corporate Governance and Stewardship…