Australian family businesses are in the midst of the largest transfer of wealth in the nation's history as baby boomer founders begin to retire and
Regulators in Europe have continued to publish Guidance Notes designed to encourage the take-up of cloud computing services. As we report in this
This White Paper sets out the key features of the European Directive on Alternative Investment Fund Managers (“AIFMD”) and considers its impact on
For the time being, all financial regulation deriving from EU laws will remain in place and changes on the horizon will still need to be implemented
The big and only significant story for June was the result in the Referendum on the UK’s continued membership of the EU on 24 June. We have added a
On 14 November 2012, the UK Financial Services Authority (FSA) published Part I (CP1) of its two-part consultation paper series on implementation of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) in the UK.
Recognizing that business entities now conduct a majority of their operations with the assistance of electronic programs and databases, and that a significant amount of business and personal information may be stored electronically in those systems, state legislatures and financial regulators are taking steps to identify the risks inherent in such computer-driven operations.
On 17 February 2011, the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets ("AFM") levied an administrative fine on a brokerage service company O&B Finance Nederland B.V., and a director of a company controlling O&B Finance Nederland B.V. for violation of the Door-to-Door Sales Act (Colportagewet).
France and Jersey entered into a tax information exchange agreement (TIEA) on 23 March 2009 which came into effect on 1 January 2011.
Paul Tucker, deputy governor of Bank of England delivered a speech on the "Financial Crisis and G20 Financial Regulatory Reform: An Overview" at the Financial Stability Board and Korean G20 Presidential Committee Conference in September.