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Short selling disclosures and restrictions under EU Regulations
  • Dechert LLP
  • European Union
  • November 14 2012

The European Parliament has adopted final Regulations on short selling of shares and sovereign debt and various sets of related technical standards.

Risk management by U.S. mutual funds facing European sovereign debt risk
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA, European Union
  • March 19 2012

In the face of a potential sovereign debt crisis in one or more European countries, management and boards of registered investment companies (hereinafter “mutual funds” or “funds”) should consider a variety of potential hazards as part of an effective risk management program.

CFTC finalizes amendments to customer funds rule and addresses other Dodd-Frank Act business
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • December 22 2011

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC or Commission) held an open meeting on December 5, 2011 to address a diverse set of regulatory initiatives under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (Dodd-Frank Act).

Irish domiciled UCITS moved to restricted investments status by Chilean regulator
  • Dechert LLP
  • Chile
  • September 1 2011

Irish domiciled UCITS funds (“Irish funds”) today were disapproved for general investment by the Chilean Pensions Regulator, Comisión Clasificadora de Riesgo (the “CCR”).

Short selling: EU set to ban ‘speculative’ sovereign debt trades
  • Dechert LLP
  • European Union
  • May 25 2011

On 6 May 2011, EU member states gave initial backing to a ban on naked selling of sovereign debt.

Hungarian Presidency’s work programme to June 2011
  • Dechert LLP
  • European Union
  • February 3 2011

On 12 January 2011, the Council of the European Union ("the Council") published the work programme prepared by the Hungarian Presidency for the EU Economic and Financial Affairs Council ("ECOFIN").

The MiFID review: CESR’s technical advice on client categorisation
  • Dechert LLP
  • European Union
  • November 1 2010

On 13 October 2010, CESR published its advice on client categorisation in the context of the European Commission's review of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (200439EC) ("MiFID").

Stephen H. Bier
  • Dechert LLP

Ross M. Oklewicz
  • Dechert LLP