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Last update 27.11.2020

 

 

 27

Pensions & Investments
ESG laggards could discover debt drying up
[ November 2020 ]
 

 26

PhilipLee
The regulation of crowdfunding in Ireland – An update
[ November 2020 ]
 

 24

Pensions & Investments
BlackRock LifePath target-date funds to get larger allocation to ESG
[ November 2020 ]
 

 23

Global Compliance News
United Kingdom: FCA consults on its approach to authorising international firms
[ November 2020 ]
 

 20

Macfarlanes
FCA outlines its direction of travel on ESG reporting and disclosure
[ November 2020 ]
 

 19

MoneyMarketing
MMI 2020: Regulators ‘rarely’ pre-empt issues
[ November 2020 ]
 

 18

Mercer
Global Pension Index uncovers impact of COVID-19 on future pensions
[ November 2020 ]
 

 17

Philip Le
Integration of Green Finance Measures
[ November 2020 ]
 

 16

Herbert Smith Freehills
FinTech Global Regulatory Round-up – w/e 13 November 2020
[ November 2020 ]
 

 13

GSCGI - Groupement Suisse des Conseils en Gestion Indépendants
IFA’s WealthGram No 101: Sustainability and Financial Education: Only a quarter of advisers always consider ESG investments
[ November 2020 ]
 

 12

Hoxton Capital Management
DB Pension Scheme Deficit Rises by £2.1bn, Resulting in a £168bn Combined Deficit
[ November 2020 ]
 

 11

Stibbe
ESMA specifies obligations on environmentally sustainable activities - Consultation Draft advice to the EC on Article 8 Taxonomy Regulation
[ November 2020 ]
 

 10

Barnea Law
Crowdfunding Platforms – New Regulation in Europe
[ November 2020 ]
 

 09

CMS RegZone
Busy Times in FinTech: Outline of Recent Regulatory Developments - Part 2
[ November 2020 ]
 

 05

ASCOFIND
Towards a single European register of financial advisers
[ October 2020 ]
 

 04

Sirius Legal
New rules for cryptocurrencies in the EU soon to come?
[ November 2020 ]
 

 03

ReedSmith
Are you ready to comply with the UK rules after Exit Day?
[ November 2020 ]
 

 02

Slaughter and May
Asset Managers and the ESG Tsunami: Get ready for the tide of ESG disclosures
[ November 2020 ]
 

 30

Burges Salmon blog
European Commission launches consultation on AIFMD
[ October 2020 ]
 

 29

Matheson
Capital Markets Recovery Package
[ October 2020 ]
 

 28

Stephenson Harwood
European Standard Green Bonds – state of play and latest reactions
[ October 2020 ]
 

 27

DLA Piper
The capital markets recovery package
[ October 2020 ]
 

 26

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Climate change regulation for financial services firms: a global view
[ October 2020 ]
 

 23

Morrison & Foerster
Erleichterungen im Prospektregime
[ October 2020 ]
 

 22

Pension & Investments
Sustainable funds hard to find in DC plan lineups – report
[ October 2020 ]
 

 19

Gilbert + Tobin
What you need to know about impact investing
[ October 2020 ]
 

 15

DLA PIPER
The EU Taxonomy Regulation – Giving sustainable investing a good name
[ October 2020 ]
 

 14

Stibbe
A digital transition in the financial services sector
[ October 2020 ]
 

 13

Cadwalader
ESMA Publishes Final Report on Technical Standards for the Provision of Investment Services by Non-EU Firms
[ October 2020 ]
 

 12

Loxens & Loeff
EU Crowdfunding Regulation adopted by European Parliament
[ October 2020 ]
 

 10

ByrneWallace
Countdown to Brexit - Financial Services
[ October 2020 ]
 

 09

GSCGI - Groupement Suisse des Conseils en Gestion Indépendants
IFA’s WealthGram No 100: 100 et plus...
[ October 2020 ]
 

 09

Pensions & Investments
Sustainable investors attracted by returns, Schroders survey finds
[ October 2020 ]
 

 08

Matheson
Capital Markets Union Action Plan
[ October 2020 ]
 

 07

ReedSmith
Brexit: Act now to secure access to the UK financial services market
[ October 2020 ]
 

 06

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
EU unveils the Fintech Action Plan 2.0 – with financial innovation at its heart
[ October 2020 ]
 

 05

Business Insider
The EU wants to give itself the power to kick US tech giants out of Europe
[ September 2020 ]
 

 02

Proskauer
European ESG Disclosure Requirements for Asset Managers
[ September 2020 ]
 

 28

OECD iLibrary
OECD: 10 best and worst performing economies during COVID
[ September 2020 ]
 

 25

BIS Quarterly Review,
Do green bonds actually reduce carbon emissions?
[ September 2020 ]
 

 24

Morgan Lewis / ML BENEBITS
The Regulatory Landscape Governing ESG Investment
[ September 2020 ]
 

 23

Arthur Cox
ESG for Fund Managers: Disclosures Regulation
[ September 2020 ]
 

 22

Dechert
Overview of the ESG Driven Amendment to AIFMD and the UCITS Directive
[ September 2020 ]
 

 21

Sidley Austin
UK/EU Investment Management Update (September 2020)
[ September 2020 ]
 

 18

Shearman & Sterling
European Banking Authority Seeks to Promote RegTech Use
[ September 2020 ]
 

 17

Paul, Weiss
ESG Disclosures: The Push for Consistent and Comparable Standards – Europe
[ September 2020 ]
 

 04

Paul Weiss
ESG Disclosures: The Push for Consistent and Comparable Standards – Europe
[ September 2020 ]
 

 03

Hargreaves Lansdown
Should younger people be considering financial advice?
[ September 2020 ]
 

 02

International Investment
Asia's fund industry in digital technology boom: research
[ September 2020 ]
 

 02

The IFA’s Wealth Gram
Force tranquille au service des intermédiaires financierss
[ September 2020 ]
 

 02

GSCGI - Groupement Suisse des Conseils en Gestion Indépendants
IFA’s WealthGram No 99: European Financials: Showing Resilience
[ September 2020 ]
 

 01

White & Case
The EU Taxonomy: the answer to the question "what is green?"
[ August 2020 ]
 

 25

Portfolio Adviser
Uncertainty over ESG definition amplifies risk of greenwashing
[ August 2020 ]
 

 24

International Investment
Global ESG funds see highest inflows on record
[ August 2020 ]
 

 14

Nucleus Group
Investment Letter (July – August 2020) - Global Stocks and the Economy
[ August 2020 ]
 

 13

Taylor Wessing
Green and sustainable finance
[ August 2020 ]
 

 12

M&E Explorer
ESG takes center stage amid economic crisis and social unrest
[ August 2020 ]
 

 11

Morgan Lewis
FCA Decides Not to Implement EIOPA Guidelines in United Kingdom
[ August 2020 ]
 

 05

Covington
A New Vision for Europe’s Capital Markets
[ August 2020 ]
 

 04

Linklaters
Beyond Covid-19: What does the future hold for asset managers?
[ August 2020 ]
 

 03

GSCGI - Groupement Suisse des Conseils en Gestion Indépendants
IFA’s WealthGram No 98 : SUSTAINABILITY: a present and future necessity for European financial advisors
[ August 2020 ]
 

 03

Moneyinfo
Digital is for life not just for Covid
[ July 2020 ]
 

 31

FinTech Law Blog by K&L Gates
New EU digital finance rules by the end of 2020
[ July 2020 ]
 

 30

Linklaters
EU Commission publishes long-awaited report on AIFMD
[ July 2020 ]
 

 27

Shearman & Sterling
European Commission Publishes FAQs on Sustainable Finance Initiatives
[ July 2020 ]
 

 16

MoneyMarketing
Exclusive research reveals adviser attitudes towards ESG
[ July 2020 ]
 

 14

OECD
International community continues making progress against offshore tax evasion
[ July 2020 ]
 

 13

Money Marketing
Average client numbers fall by 33; Nucleus
[ July 2020 ]
 

 08

Reed Smith
How sustainable is your ESG reporting? New EU rules on ESG disclosure: what are you required to do?
[ July 2020 ]
 

 07

Arthur Cox
Is AIFMD II on the way?
[ July 2020 ]
 

 02

International Investment
IFAs expect more clients to start self-managing their assets: research
[ June 2020 ]
 

 01

Addleshaw Goddard
ESG - Taxonomy Regulation Adopted
[ June 2020 ]
 

 30

Pensions & Investments
Netherlands moves closer to defined contribution system
[ June 2020 ]
 

 29

IMD
World Competitiveness Rankings 2020
[ June 2020 ]
 

 26

Dynamic Planner
ESG investing: 3 keys to manage rising risk in clients’ portfolios
[ June 2020 ]
 

 25

Pensions & Investments
European investors’ appetite for risk growing
[ June 2020 ]
 

 22

Proskauer Rose
[Podcast]: ESG and Sustainable Finance in the EU – What Fund Managers and Investors Need to Know
[ June 2020 ]
 

 19

GSCGI -  WealthGram
CIFA informs... Three principles of good fiscal and regulatory policy
[ June 2020 ]
 

 19

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner
European Commission's Review into AIFMD
[ June 2020 ]
 

 17

GSCGI -  WealthGram
MARGIN CALLS: How can investors protect their position?
[ June 2020 ]
 

 17

GSCGI -  WealthGram
Incertitude et Certitude: les GFI et le nouvel environnement règlementaire
[ June 2020 ]
 

 18

Patrimonia
Nos rémunérations en questions?
[ June 2020 ]
 

 17

Linklaters
Clock ticking on EU’s sustainable finance legislation
[ June 2020 ]
 

 16

ESMA - European Securities and Markets Authority
ESMA promotes convergence in the supervision of costs in UCITS and AIFs
[ June 2020 ]
 

 12

Ropes & Gray LLP
ESMA issues supervisory briefing on UCITS and AIF costs
[ June 2020 ]
 

 11

Dynamic Planner
Survey: Does financial advice have a positive impact at a time of crisis?
[ June 2020 ]
 

 10

Sidley Austin
EU Advances ESG Related Reforms to Financial Services Regulations
[ June 2020 ]
 

 09

FECIF
Press Release: FECIF elects “new” team for the COVID-19 world and beyond
[ June 2020 ]
 

 05

A&L Goodbody
ESG and Investment Funds - ESA consultation on EU Disclosures Regulation
[ June 2020 ]
 

 04

Money Marketing
Microsoft: Your new financial planner?
[ June 2020 ]
 

 03

GSCGI - Groupement Suisse des Conseils en Gestion Indépendants
IFA’s WealthGram No 97 : Bilan économique de la période de confinement et perspectives
[ June 2020 ]
 

 28

International Investment
EU issues formal notice to 17 member states over money laundering directive
[ May 2020 ]
 

 27

Reed Smith
New EU regulation: where next for crowdfunding platforms?
[ May 2020 ]
 

 25

GSCGI (via AllNews)
Crise et nouvel univers réglementaire
[ May 2020 ]
 

 19

MoneyMarketing
Half of advisers have clients delay retirement due to Covid-19
[ May 2020 ]
 

 18

Hardman & Co
Platform potential - How big is the potential investment platform market in the UK?
[ May 2020 ]
 

 18

FECIF
Press Release: COVID-19: short-term and long-term impacts
[ May 2020 ]
 

 15

Womble Bond Dickinson
EU crowdfunding regulation closer to agreement
[ May 2020 ]
 

 14

FECIF
COVID-19 Survey: major short-term impact, cautious optimism in the longer term
[ May 2020 ]
 

 14

MoneyMarketing
90% of clients satisfied with advice they get
[ May 2020 ]
 

 13

AILO
AILO Guide to Mental Health in Lockdown
[ May 2020 ]
 

 12

Mayer Brown
European Supervisory Authorities Launch Joint Consultation on ESG Disclosures
[ May 2020 ]
 

 11

GSCGI - Groupement Suisse des Conseils en Gestion Indépendants
IFA’s WealthGram No 96 : The COVID-19 pandemic crisis and the true face of the financial system regulation
[ May 2020 ]
 

 08

Allen & Overy
Impact of Brexit on Luxembourg life insurance companies
[ May 2020 ]
 

 07

Adviesbureau Fred de Jong
Lessons from the Netherlands’ Commission Ban
[ May 2020 ]
 

 05

PricewaterhouseCoopers
PwC COVID-19 business briefing (insurance)”
[ April 2020 ]
 

 04

Portfolio Adviser
EU lawmakers plan to block Priips reforms over legal concerns
[ April 2020 ]
 

 30

University of Luxembourg Faculty of Law via SSRN
The COVID-19-Crisis and Company Law - Towards Virtual Shareholder Meetings
[ April 2020 ]
 

 29

University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law via SSRN
Digital Finance & The COVID-19 Crisis
[ April 2020 ]
 

 28

Hogan Lovells
Les mesures applicables en droit des sociétés dans le contexte du COVID-19
[ April 2020 ]
 

 27

Dillon Eustace
Regulatory flexibility in the face of COVID-19
[ April 2020 ]
 

 24

DLA PIPER
The road ahead for digital finance
[ April 2020 ]
 

 23

CIFA
CIFA: “Covid-19 and financial regulation”
[ April 2020 ]
 

 22

Harvard Law / Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
New ESG Disclosure Obligations
[ April 2020 ]
 

 21

International Investment
European retirement planning shows 'fundamental reforms' - study
[ April 2020 ]
 

 14

GSCGI - Groupement Suisse des Conseils en Gestion Indépendants
IFA’s WealthGram No 95 : COVID-19 et l’importance du gestionnaire de fortune indépendant
[ April 2020 ]
 

 14

Nucleus Group
Investment Letter (April 2020) - Global Stocks and the Economy
[ April 2020 ]
 

 14

Hargreaves Lansdown
Could oil prices fall below zero?
[ April 2020 ]
 

 10

CityWire
European Financial Advisors – United We’ll Win
[ April 2020 ]
 

 09

Citywire
Lettera aperta a un advisor europeo
[ April 2020 ]
 

 08

Burges Salmon
Cryptoassets: A UK and European perspective on the regulation of cryptoassets
[ April 2020 ]
 

 07

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Impact of COVID-19 – checklist for financial services firms
[ April 2020 ]
 

 06

CMS Law-Now
EU set to unleash a sustainable finance market
[ April 2020 ]
 

 02

FECIF
Word from Chairman: Business as usual at FECIF
[ April 2020 ]
 

 02

WH PARTNERS
Malta presents an attractive solution for UK companies post-Brexit
[ March 2020 ]
 

 01

Allen & Overy
Review of the Non-Financial Reporting Directive: towards an EU-wide ESG reporting standard
[ March 2020 ]
 

 31

Katten Muchin Rosenman
ESG and Sustainable Finance: The European Perspective
[ March 2020 ]
 

 30

CMS Law-Now
Coronavirus crisis: how to support the economy under state aid rules?
[ March 2020 ]
 

 27

Portfolio Adviser
Coronavirus turns active management underperformance on its head
[ March 2020 ]
 

 26

FECIF
Press Release: Coronavirus: time to work together in Europe
[ March 2020 ]
 

 25

Shearman & Sterling
Planning in a time of pandemic: Considerations for regulated financial institutions in the US, EU and UK
[ March 2020 ]
 

 16

FECIF
Press Release: Unique European Retirement Planning Research
[ March 2020 ]
 

 16

International Law Office / Mannheimer Swartling (via Lexology.com)
Changes to PRIIPs regulatory framework: helping or hindering retail investors to better understand products?
[ March 2020 ]
 

 13

Linklaters
Private equity firms are facing the prospect of bank-style regulation
[ March 2020 ]
 

 12

Latham & Watkins
MiFID Refit — Commission Consults on Review of MiFID II Framework
[ March 2020 ]
 

 11

DLA PIPER
EU finance ministers propose new anti-money laundering body
[ March 2020 ]
 

 06

GSCGI - Groupement Suisse des Conseils en Gestion Indépendants
IFA’s WealthGram No 94 : CIFA 2020 International Forum—SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT 2030
[ March 2020 ]
 

 05

CMS RegZone
UK/EU financial services after Brexit - the new framework for regulation
[ March 2020 ]
 

 04

Proskauer Rose LLP
EU Releases “A European Strategy for Data”
[ March 2020 ]
 

 03

Shearman & Sterling
EU-Wide Supervisory Focus on MiFID II Suitability Compliance
[ March 2020 ]
 

 02

Stephenson Harwood LLP
BREXIT AND FINANCIAL SERVICES
[ March 2020 ]
 

 20

Nucleus Group
INVESTMENT LETTER - Global Stocks and the Economy
[ February 2020 ]
 

 12

GSCGI - Groupement Suisse des Conseils en Gestion Indépendants
IFA’s WealthGram No 92 : Croître ou ne pas croître, telle est la question...
[ February 2020 ]
 

 10

Charles Russell Speechlys
Top 10 FinTech Predictions for 2020
[ February 2020 ]
 

 07

Shearman & Sterling
New EU Regulation Enhances European Supervisory Authorities' Powers
[ February 2020 ]
 

 06

Shearman & Sterling
UK equivalence for financial services in the EU
[ February 2020 ]
 

 03

Hogan Lovells
EU consults on cryptoassets regulatory framework
[ February 2020 ]
 

 31

King & Wood Mallesons
Future of tech regulation: Where is it headed? 2020 transnational regulatory update
[ January 2020 ]
 

 30

Latham & Watkins
Third-Country Firms Operating Cross-Border Into the EU — Upcoming Reform
[ January 2020 ]
 

 29

DLA PIPER
FinBrief – Global finance updates
[ January 2020 ]
 

 28

The Times
Ageing Europe faces ‘demographic bomb’
[ January 2020 ]
 

 27

ESMA - European Securities and Markets Authority
ESMA Strategic Orientation 2020-22
[ January 2020 ]
 

 24

Tortoise
The Responsibility100 Index: is big business pulling its weight?
[ January 2020 ]
 

 24

The Economist
Demography could be yet another force for divergence within the EU
[ January 2020 ]
 

 23

Maples Group
New ESG Disclosure Requirements for EU Funds and Asset Managers
[ January 2020 ]
 

 22

Winston & Strawn LLP
2020: The Year of EU Regulation of Crypto-Assets?
[ January 2020 ]
 

 21

Womble Bond Dickinson
Consumer Credit Directive: still fit for purpose?
[ January 2020 ]
 

 20

Latham & Watkins
A Tipping Point for the Regulation of Cryptoassets in the EU?
[ January 2020 ]
 

 17

Reed Smith
EU investment firms face increase in capital requirements
[ January 2020 ]
 

 16

Clyder & Co
Brexit, in any form, will create policyholder distress
[ January 2020 ]
 

 15

GSCGI - Groupement Suisse des Conseils en Gestion Indépendants
IFA’s WealthGram No 92 : 2020 et une nouvelle décennie: ensemble pour affronter les nouveaux défis!
[ January 2020 ]
 

 15

White & Case
Financial Regulatory Observer - Eight priorities for the new EU financial services chief
[ January 2020 ]
 

 14

MME Legal
Germany to regulate crypto assets as of 1 January 2020
[ January 2020 ]
 

 13

International Investment
France puts Bahamas and Seychelles on its tax haven blacklist
[ January 2020 ]
 

 10

Hargreaves Lansdown (via Forbes)
Artificial intelligence's foothold increases going into 2020
[ December 2019 ]
 

 02

PRK Partners Attorneys at Law (via Lexology)
Fintech in Czech Republic
[ December 2019 ]
 

 31

International Advisers
EU states reject Brussels move to expose companies' tax avoidance
[ December 2019 ]
 

 30

Linklaters
Poland’s planned pension system reform and its impact on the capital market
[ December 2019 ]
 

 27

International Adviser
Goldman Sachs to offer wealth management from $5,000
[ December 2019 ]
 

 24

Dentons
Property funds closing the exit doors
[ December 2019 ]
 

 23

Matheson
A guide to Mifid in Ireland
[ December 2019 ]
 

 10

International Investment
EU's finance chief issues Brexit warning over city of London access
[ December 2019 ]
 

 09

International Investment
'Unprecedented success' in tackling offshore tax evasion: OECD
[ December 2019 ]
 

 06

Lexology
Fintech in Germany
[ December 2019 ]
 

 05

International Investment
Luxembourg sees tax information requests triple
[ December 2019 ]
 

 29

Latham & Watkins
ESAs Consult on Amendments to the PRIIPs KID
[ November 2019 ]
 

 28

Macfarlanes LLP
ESMA to focus on UCITS liquidity risks
[ November 2019 ]
 

 27

Professional Adviser
MiFID III 'the last thing' asset management needs amid EU review
[ November 2019 ]
 

 26

Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
France sets out approach to post-Brexit servicing of policies held by UK expats
[ November 2019 ]
 

 25

International Investment
Over 180,000 Irish companies not compliant with money laundering rules
[ November 2019 ]
 

 22

Morais Leitão & Associados
No-deal brexit: Temporary permissions regime for financial services in Portugal
[ November 2019 ]
 

 21

International Investment
Two million EU citizens apply to remain in Britain
[ November 2019 ]
 

 20

Antoniou McCollum
‘No-deal’ Brexit alert for Cyprus businesses
[ November 2019 ]
 

 20

International Investment
Record number of South Africans applying for EU passport amid tax hike fears
[ November 2019 ]
 

 19

The Economist
The improved mood in financial markets
[ November 2019 ]
 

 18

Money Marketing
Mifid II ‘well intentioned’ but a ‘mess’ so far
[ November 2019 ]
 

 

 

 

 

 

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