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  • 09/04/2020

    ESMA: Actions to mitigate the impact of Covid-19 on the deadlines for the publication of periodic reports by fund managers

    ESMA: Actions to mitigate the impact of Covid-19 on the deadlines for the publication of periodic reports by fund managers
    News Date:
    09/04/2020
    News Text:
    ESMA has published a public statement directed at certain fund managers with regard to their obligations to publish yearly and half-yearly reports. ESMA expects national competent authorities to adopt a risk-based approach and not prioritise supervisory actions against these market participants with regard to the upcoming repo...
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  • 09/04/2020

    FCA: Consumer credit and Covid-19

    FCA: Consumer credit and Covid-19
    News Date:
    09/04/2020
    News Text:
    Following last week’s consultation, FCA has confirmed that it going ahead with the proposed changes. The rule changes came into force on 9 April 2020 and the full range of measures will apply by 14 April 2020 in order to allow firms time to ensure that they are able to handle customer requests. As a result of feedback, FCA has ...
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  • 09/04/2020

    HMT/BoE: Temporary extension to Ways and Means facility

    HMT/BoE: Temporary extension to Ways and Means facility
    News Date:
    09/04/2020
    News Text:
    HMT and BoE have agreed to extend temporarily the use of this facility, which will provide a short-term source of additional liquidity to the government if needed to smooth its cashflows and support the orderly functioning of markets, through the period of disruption from Covid-19.
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  • 09/04/2020

    PRA: CP4/20: Regulated fees and levies: rates proposals 2020/21

    PRA: CP4/20: Regulated fees and levies: rates proposals 2020/21
    News Date:
    09/04/2020
    News Text:
    The CP sets out proposals for PRA’s fees for 2020/21. Responses are required by 15 May 2020.
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  • 09/04/2020

    ESMA: MiFID II/MiFIR review report on the transparency regime for non-equity instruments and the trading obligation for derivatives

    ESMA: MiFID II/MiFIR review report on the transparency regime for non-equity instruments and the trading obligation for derivatives
    News Date:
    09/04/2020
    News Text:
    As a result of the Covid-19 epidemic, ESMA has extended the response date for the consultation to 14 June 2020 (from 17 May 2020).
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