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  • Brexit update for financial services firms - week ending 5 October 2018

    11/10/2018
    The week in outline: In his speech on Friday (see Document 1 below), Donald Tusk repeated the offer of a ‘Canada+++’ treaty with the UK. This was widely reported in the UK press in the context of the debate at the Conservative Party conference about alternatives to the Chequers/White Paper ...
  • FCA consults on illiquid open-ended retail funds

    08/10/2018
    Today the FCA has launched a consultation paper (CP 18/27) on open-ended retail funds investing in illiquid assets. After the Brexit vote in 2016, there were significant investor outflows from open-ended real estate funds resulting in a number of fund suspensions. The FCA subsequently issued a discussion paper (17/1) but ...
  • Court of Appeal upholds decision that a private company is not amenable to judicial review

    04/10/2018
    In the recent Holmcroft appeal, the Court of Appeal held that the Divisional Court had been correct in deciding that KPMG, acting as Independent Reviewer in a misselling redress scheme approved by what was then the Financial Services Authority (“FSA”), was not amenable to judicial review. As such, the question ...
  • Brexit update for financial services firms - week ending 28 September 2018

    02/10/2018
  • Belgian UBOs register has gone live

    01/10/2018
    Against the backdrop of the 4th and 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directives, Belgium passed a law dated 18 September 2017 on preventing money laundering and terrorist financing, and restricting the use of cash (“AML Law”). The AML Law laid the groundwork for a domestic ultimate beneficial owners (“UBOs”) register in readiness ...
  • Structured Finance and Capital Markets webinar series - Session 2: EMIR

    01/10/2018
    CMS is running a Structured Finance and Capital Markets webinar series. Each month you will have the opportunity to listen in on a different hot topic, presented by experts from London, Paris, Brussels and Frankfurt. You can register for all or particular sessions straight away by clicking on the links ...
  • Brexit update for financial services firms - week ending 21 September 2018

    25/09/2018
    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 ...
  • Brexit update for financial services firms - week ending 14 September 2018

    18/09/2018
    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 ...
  • Brexit update for financial services firms - week ending 7 September 2018

    12/09/2018
    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 | Invitation | Structured Finance and Capital Markets webinar series

    12/09/2018
    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.