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The ISDA Schedule and Credit Support Annex

Global - 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

European Union - January 6 2017 The Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Regulation 8492015 (MLD4) came into force on 23 June 2015 with the aim of strengthening the EU’s defences against

Approaching insolvency-interests of creditors and duties to shareholders

United Kingdom - August 22 2016 In a recent case, BTI 2014 LLC v Sequana SA & others, the High Court was asked to consider the circumstances in which the directors of a company are

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

European Union - 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

FRC: Business Model Reporting

United Kingdom - October 31 2016 The Financial Reporting Lab (FRC Lab) has published a project report on business model reporting, 'Business Model Reporting' (the

Implementation of the UK Corporate Governance and Stewardship Codes during 2016

United Kingdom - 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

EU work programme to June 2017

European Union - 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:

MiFID II: IT outsourcing

European Union - January 13 2017 The Futures Industry Association has published a due diligence questionnaire for MiFID II investment firms that outsource IT software and

FCA policy update on crowdfunding

United Kingdom - 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

ESMA opinion excludes fund managers from MiFIR intervention powers

European Union - January 13 2017 ESMA has published an opinion which excludes fund managers from the scope of intervention powers under MiFIR. Articles 40 and 42 of MiFIR give ESMA