Commission plans consultation on UCITS and AIFs SFT use: The Commission has released a document, dated December 2013, listing its planned public consultations for the year 2014. The Internal Market-related ones include a consultation on the use of securities financing transactions (SFT) by investment funds regulated by the UCITS Directive or the Alternative Investment Funds Management Directive (AIFMD). The Commission will also consult on the legal framework for motor insurance and the implementation of the Credit Rating Agencies Regulation (CRA 3). (Source: Planned Public Consultations

Commission adopts corporate governance proposals: The Commission has adopted proposals to reinforce shareholder engagement and improve corporate governance reporting. It is also proposing to introduce easy to register single-member companies to facilitate the establishment of subsidiaries in other Member States. (Source: Package of Measures on Corporate Governance)

Conglomerates capital RTS published in OJEU: The Commission Delegated Regulation on regulatory technical standards (RTS) for application of calculation methods of capital adequacy requirements for financial conglomerates has been published in the Official Journal of the EU (OJEU). (Source: OJEU Publishes Conglomerates Capital Regulation)