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The week in outline: The week was dominated by the Salzburg summit and the apparent stand-off between the UK and the EU on Brexit (see for example the statement at Documents 1 below from Donald Tusk – ‘the suggested framework for economic cooperation will not work. Not least because it ...
The week in outline: The UK Government (HMG) published a second batch of 28 technical papers describing the impact of a “no deal” scenario (see one of those papers in document 3 below). The paper on financial services was published in the first batch and was reviewed in our update ...
The week in outline: Michel Barnier expressed his views on Her Majesty’s Government (HMG) White Paper proposals (or ‘the Chequers deal’) for a bifurcated approach to the UK's trading relationship with the EU. This involves the UK effectively remaining in the Single Market for most goods and agri-products to prevent ...
CMS will be running a Structured Finance and Capital Markets webinar series, starting this Autumn. Each month you will have the opportunity to listen in on a different hot topic, presented by experts from London, Paris, Brussels and Frankfurt.
This Focusing on Funds update looks at the developing hot topic of sustainable, responsible and impact investment (SRI) and why this matters for funds. Environmental, social and governance (ESG) and SRI issues have become an increasingly important part of the investment process and the relationship between fund managers and investors. ...
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* Estimated date
1 October 2018
Application date of the Insurance Distribution Directive.
01 October 2018
All related regulation has also been pushed back.
22 October 2018
ESMA is due to provide advice to the European Parliament, the Council of the EU and the European Commission on the termination of the existence of national private placement regimes set out in Articles 36 and 42 in parallel with the existence of the passport in accordance with the rules set out in Article 35 and Articles 37 to 41 of the AIFMD.