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To keep abreast of the regulatory landscape, our public affairs team publishes regular updates on regulatory topics being prepared and already issued with in-depth analysis on their impacts.

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17 Jan 2023
All you need to know about the Luxembourg RAIF and the future Swiss L-QIF
Swiss L-QIF: this new type of fund should be deployed in 2023 and could compete with the Luxembourg RAIF. How do these...
Regulatory
Swiss L-QIF: this new type of fund should be deployed in 2023 and could compete with the Luxembourg RAIF. How do these two types of funds work?
All you need to know about the Luxembourg RAIF and the future Swiss L-QIF
17 Jan 2023
Liquidity management tools (Swing Pricing and Anti-Dilution Levies)
The AMF, the French Financial Market Authority expressed its support in 2022 for the generalisation of the three...
Regulatory
The AMF, the French Financial Market Authority expressed its support in 2022 for the generalisation of the three liquidity management tools: Gates, Swing Pricing and Anti-Dilution Levies (ADL). On 24 November 2022, the AMF, following October’s update of its DOC-2017-05 policy on Gates, published another update on the introduction of Swing Pricing or ADL...
Liquidity management tools (Swing Pricing and Anti-Dilution Levies)
12 Jan 2023
What can we learn from the regulatory news of 2022?
Let's take advantage of the end of the year to look back at the 2022 regulatory developments. The year was marked by...
Regulatory
Let's take advantage of the end of the year to look back at the 2022 regulatory developments. The year was marked by some progress, much debate and some delays. Let's take a closer look at this regulatory news with a major theme: ESG for all.
What can we learn from the regulatory news of 2022?
12 Dec 2022
Sustainable investments: The European Commission amends its regulations
As part of its sustainable finance action plan with the publication and entry into force of two major regulations (SFDR,...
Regulatory
As part of its sustainable finance action plan with the publication and entry into force of two major regulations (SFDR, EU Regulation 2019/2088, and Framework Regulation, EU Regulation 2020/852, known as the Taxonomy Regulation), the European Commission has had to make changes to other regulations in order to take account of sustainability factors.
Sustainable investments: The European Commission amends its regulations
30 Nov 2022
The AMF is supplementing its policy on liquidity management tools
On 24 November 2022, the AMF (Autorité des Marchés Financiers), following October’s update of its DOC-2017-05 policy on...
Regulatory
On 24 November 2022, the AMF (Autorité des Marchés Financiers), following October’s update of its DOC-2017-05 policy on Gates, published another update relative to the introduction of swing pricing or acquired adjustable rights mechanisms.
The AMF is supplementing its policy on liquidity management tools
22 Nov 2022
SGSS supports you in the production of your SFDR reportings
The SFDR technical standards apply from 1 January 2023.
Regulatory
The SFDR technical standards apply from 1 January 2023.
SGSS supports you in the production of your SFDR reportings
16 Nov 2022
Amendment to the AMF policy to facilitate the implementation of the SFDR
In the context of the entry into application on 1 January 2023 of new transparency requirements for the non-financial...
Regulatory
In the context of the entry into application on 1 January 2023 of new transparency requirements for the non-financial approaches of UCITS and AIF managers, the AMF amended on 10 November 2022 its policy on the investor letters.
Amendment to the AMF policy to facilitate the implementation of the SFDR
24 Oct 2022
Postponement of TARGET consolidation to 20 March 2023
The TARGET consolidation project, which aims to merge the technical platforms of Target 2 and Target 2 Securities* in...
Regulatory
The TARGET consolidation project, which aims to merge the technical platforms of Target 2 and Target 2 Securities* in order to optimise liquidity management across all TARGET services, is rescheduled from 21 November 2022 to 20 March 2023.
Postponement of TARGET consolidation to 20 March 2023
21 Oct 2022
CSDR Refit - SDR: Parliament formalises its first proposals
On 17 March, the European Commission (EC) has published its proposal for a revision of the CSDR Regulation*, which dealt...
Regulatory
On 17 March, the European Commission (EC) has published its proposal for a revision of the CSDR Regulation*, which dealt in particular with the buy-in obligation. The EC draft has since been in the hands of the Council and Parliament: Each institution has to decide on the content and on the amendments to be made.
CSDR Refit - SDR: Parliament formalises its first proposals
17 Oct 2022
CSDR - SDR: The mandatory buy-in is postponed to November 2025
Since June 2022*, CSDR allowed the coexistence of different dates for the implementation of settlement disciplines...
Regulatory
Since June 2022*, CSDR allowed the coexistence of different dates for the implementation of settlement disciplines (SDR). Specifically, it offered the possibility of a delayed starting date for the buy-in obligation (MBI)**. The date had yet to be set: it has now been established.
CSDR - SDR: The mandatory buy-in is postponed to November 2025
12 Oct 2022
EMIR Refit: Evolution of the reporting to Trade Repositories
It has taken time for this subject to come to a conclusion, as the consultation conducted by the European Securities and...
Regulatory
It has taken time for this subject to come to a conclusion, as the consultation conducted by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) on this major development in reporting to the Trade Repositories (TRs) ended in July 2020 and resulted in proposals for delegated acts transmitted to the European Commission (EC) in December 2020.
EMIR Refit: Evolution of the reporting to Trade Repositories
12 Oct 2022
The AMF has updated its doctrine on liquidity management tools
Following the public consultation held in February 2022 on the strengthening of liquidity management tools requirements,...
Regulatory
Following the public consultation held in February 2022 on the strengthening of liquidity management tools requirements, the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) has published an update of its doctrine to clarify its requirements on the way these tools operate in collective investment undertakings (UCIs).
The AMF has updated its doctrine on liquidity management tools
11 Oct 2022
Home stretch for MiCA
The MiCA draft regulation was adopted on October 10 by the European Parliament's Economic Affairs Committee (28 votes...
Regulatory
The MiCA draft regulation was adopted on October 10 by the European Parliament's Economic Affairs Committee (28 votes for, 1 against) after being validated on October 5 by the European Council.
Home stretch for MiCA
10 Oct 2022
Publication of final Guidelines on MiFID II suitability
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published its final Guidelines on certain aspects of the MiFID...
Regulatory
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published its final Guidelines on certain aspects of the MiFID II suitability requirements on September 23, 2022.
Publication of final Guidelines on MiFID II suitability
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May
2022
Corporate Actions, do you speak 20022?
The ISO 20022 format has just been adopted for electronic data interchange between financial institutions for Corporate...
Regulatory
The ISO 20022 format has just been adopted for electronic data interchange between financial institutions for Corporate Actions. What is it about and why is this change necessary? Interview with Pierre Colladon, Senior Advisor Public Affairs and Regulation at Societe Generale Securities Services.
Corporate Actions, do you speak 20022?
16
May
2022
Pilot Regime: an experimental regulation at the service of innovation
Find out all about the Pilot Regime, designed to test the use of distributed ledger technologies (DLT) in market...
Regulatory
Find out all about the Pilot Regime, designed to test the use of distributed ledger technologies (DLT) in market infrastructure, through our interview with Alain Rocher, Head of Knowledge Management at Societe Generale Securities Services.
Pilot Regime: an experimental regulation at the service of innovation
24
Jan
2022
"Gates": A solution to address liquidity risk
Discover "Gates": the liquidity management tool addressing liquidity risk, with Christian de Beaufort, Market...
Regulatory
Discover "Gates": the liquidity management tool addressing liquidity risk, with Christian de Beaufort, Market Infrastructures & Regulation, SGSS.
"Gates": A solution to address liquidity risk
24
Jan
2022
Revision of the AIFM and UCITS Directives – European Commission proposal
Discover the AIFM and UCITS Directives latest updates with Marie-Claire de Saint-Exupéry, Senior Advisor Public Affairs...
Regulatory
Discover the AIFM and UCITS Directives latest updates with Marie-Claire de Saint-Exupéry, Senior Advisor Public Affairs at SGSS.
Revision of the AIFM and UCITS Directives – European Commission proposal
16
Nov
2021
The Reserved Alternative Investment Fund: Key features & Advantages
Watch Jean-Pierre Gomez' interview on RAIF.
Regulatory
Watch Jean-Pierre Gomez' interview on RAIF.
The Reserved Alternative Investment Fund: Key features & Advantages
17
Sep
2021
CSD Regulatory
Discover the CSDR latest updates with our expert Sylvie Bonduelle.
Regulatory
Discover the CSDR latest updates with our expert Sylvie Bonduelle.
CSD Regulatory
02
Jul
2021
Flash Video - Asset Management: The challenges of SFDR's new "green" reporting
Watch Jean-Pierre Gomez' interview on SFDR.
Regulatory
Watch Jean-Pierre Gomez' interview on SFDR.
Flash Video - Asset Management: The challenges of SFDR's new "green" reporting
11
May
2021
Consultation on the European Settlement Finality Directive (SFD)
The European settlement Finality Directive is currently under review. What is the original purpose of the directive?...
Regulatory
The European settlement Finality Directive is currently under review. What is the original purpose of the directive? What is the reason for this review by the European Commission and which entities would be most affected by the revision of the directive?
Consultation on the European Settlement Finality Directive (SFD)