On 30 May 2017, the Minister for Finance announced his intention to float circa 25 of the Irish government's stake in Allied Irish Banks (AIB). The
On March 22, 2017, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) adopted an amendment to Rule 15c6-1 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Employee incentive schemes will be easier to implement under a new ASIC policy which started on 30 October 2014.Previously, a limited range of
Securities regulation in Canada, with its 13 different securities jurisdictions, is sometimes politely referred to as a “mosaic”.
The French public mergers and acquisitions (M&A) market has been affected both by new regulations implemented this year following laws passed in 2010 and new market trends influenced by U.S. standards.
On October 11 and 12, several federal agencies jointly released proposed rules that would implement the so-called “Volcker Rule.”
The European Communities (Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities) Regulations 2011 (the UCITS Regulations 2011) became law in Ireland on 1 July 2011.
On August 11, 2011, the Belgian financial regulator, the Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA) has amended the rules governing short selling of shares issued by certain financial institutions listed on Euronext Brussels and in related derivatives
In early August, financial regulators from five European countries issued orders temporarily banning short sales of shares of certain financial industry issuers in response to extraordinary volatility in the financial markets, and in particular to the sharp declines in the value of many European bank stocks.
At first sight, headlines about a hefty fine meted out by the FSA on a former director of a supermarket chain may have led people to presume that Sir Ken Morrison had incurred the wrath of the Food Standards Agency rather than the Financial Service Authority.