ESMA has issued a second Q&A on the Benchmarks Regulation (BMR) in less than two months that will be of interest to investment funds. The Q&A
UK Parliament has published a letter from the FCA describing how it decides whether an informant is treated as a whistleblower. The FCA states that
On August 12, 2016, the European Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 20161368 establishing a list of critical benchmarks used in financial
The Council has adopted the Regulation on indices used as benchmarks in financial instruments and financial contracts or to measure the performance of
The provision of benchmark indices will, for the first time, be brought within regulatory scope in the EU with the impending introduction of the
The unlisted property fund industry is the latest to receive a new range of proposals aimed at improving disclosure to retail investors.
The Global Financial Crisis prompted re-thinking of the fundamental settings of the regulation of financial services and products in Australia.
After a lengthy consultation process last year, ASIC has released a further consultation paper and draft regulatory guide, seeking feedback on its revised proposal for increased disclosure to retail investors by infrastructure entities.
ASIC has released a new consultation paper seeking feedback on increased disclosure requirements for infrastructure entities which are aimed at improving the consistency and quality of disclosure for retail investors.
The Investment Governance Group (IGG) (a Government-sponsored body chaired by the Pensions Regulator established, essentially, to promote the revised Myners principles) has published a consultation paper: Investment governance of defined contribution pension schemes.