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Regulatory

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.

A summary of the previous quarter allows you to keep up with recent regulatory news.

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12
Jan
2021
Regulatory changes in the Swiss market
New rules for cross-border financial services into the Swiss market. Asset Managers, along with other Financial Service...
Regulatory
New rules for cross-border financial services into the Swiss market. Asset Managers, along with other Financial Service Providers (FSPs), may have to review the way they distribute their funds in Switzerland as a new regulatory framework has entered into force.
Regulatory changes in the Swiss market
15
Dec
2020
Regulations & blockchain: the challenge of technological neutrality
The term "technological neutrality" is often used to say that the law cannot impose or even favor one technology over...
Regulatory
The term "technological neutrality" is often used to say that the law cannot impose or even favor one technology over another when different technologies are likely to meet the same performance objectives.
Regulations & blockchain: the challenge of technological neutrality
10
Dec
2020
Flashnews: On the way to CSDR 2
Regularly announced for soon and long awaited, the consultation on a revision of CSDR was finally published by the...
Regulatory
Regularly announced for soon and long awaited, the consultation on a revision of CSDR was finally published by the European Commission on 8 December 2020. A period of 8 weeks is now opened to answer the various questions asked by the EC.
Flashnews: On the way to CSDR 2
10
Dec
2020
The Romanian capital market becomes an emerging market
For the first time in history, the Romanian capital market has been included since September 21, 2020 in the Emerging...
Market Perspectives
For the first time in history, the Romanian capital market has been included since September 21, 2020 in the Emerging Markets indices, according to the classification of the global index provider FTSE Russell.
The Romanian capital market becomes an emerging market
07
Dec
2020
Flashnews: Cleared derivatives: extension of exemption and Brexit
On 23rd of November 2020, ESMA published a proposal to amend the 3 delegated regulations detailing the clearing...
Regulatory
On 23rd of November 2020, ESMA published a proposal to amend the 3 delegated regulations detailing the clearing obligations (products concerned, date of entry into force, etc.).
Flashnews: Cleared derivatives: extension of exemption and Brexit
04
Dec
2020
The role of the securities services provider in the path towards sustainability
ESG criteria are becoming more important for asset managers and asset owners’ business and for the financial world in...
ESG/CSR
ESG criteria are becoming more important for asset managers and asset owners’ business and for the financial world in general. The securities services provider plays a primary role in the value chain by connecting all the players involved. Roberto Pecora, chief executive officer of Societe Generale Securities Services for Italy, explains how to best play this...
The role of the securities services provider in the path towards sustainability
02
Dec
2020
Flashnews: CSDR & BREXIT
On 25 November 2020, the European Commission published a temporary decision (valid from 1 January 2021 to 30 June 2021)...
Regulatory
On 25 November 2020, the European Commission published a temporary decision (valid from 1 January 2021 to 30 June 2021) on equivalence between Union and UK rules on the regulatory framework applicable to CSDs.
Flashnews: CSDR & BREXIT
27
Nov
2020
Flashnews: Uncleared derivatives: Yet another new text proposal
Risk mitigation techniques for uncleared OTC derivative contracts were declined in 2016, in Delegated Regulation...
Regulatory
Risk mitigation techniques for uncleared OTC derivative contracts were declined in 2016, in Delegated Regulation 2016/2251 and since then have been the subject of regular proposals for amendment by European regulators (ESMA, EBA and EIOPA: ESAs), proposals they submit to the European Commission.
Flashnews: Uncleared derivatives: Yet another new text proposal
19
Nov
2020
Green finance: Regulation of financial market participants
In November 2019, the European Commission published Regulation (EU) 2019/2088 on sustainability‐related disclosures in...
ESG/CSR
In November 2019, the European Commission published Regulation (EU) 2019/2088 on sustainability‐related disclosures in the financial services sector.
Green finance: Regulation of financial market participants
13
Nov
2020
General Meetings and challenges
Richard Roger, Head of the Issuer Services business line at Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS), presents his...
Market Perspectives
Richard Roger, Head of the Issuer Services business line at Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS), presents his perspective on the current challenges with regards to the organisation of General Meetings of Shareholders.
General Meetings and challenges
05
Nov
2020
PEPP: The pan-European personal pension product certified by the EU
Pan European Personal Pension Product certified by the EU: why such a product? Which providers will offer #PEPPs and...
Regulatory
Pan European Personal Pension Product certified by the EU: why such a product? Which providers will offer #PEPPs and what are the obstacles and challenges?
PEPP: The pan-European personal pension product certified by the EU
03
Nov
2020
Flashnews: Consultation on AIFMD review is launched
The process of the AIFMD review started on 10 January 2019 with the publication by the European Commission of KPMG*...
Regulatory
The process of the AIFMD review started on 10 January 2019 with the publication by the European Commission of KPMG* report on AIFMD.
Flashnews: Consultation on AIFMD review is launched
26
Oct
2020
Flashnews: The settlement disciplines regime (CSDR): SDR 2022
A new step was taken on Friday, October 23, 2020. The European Commission has adopted the proposal made by ESMA to...
Regulatory
A new step was taken on Friday, October 23, 2020. The European Commission has adopted the proposal made by ESMA to extend the implementation date of the settlement disciplines imposed by CSDR by an additional year.
Flashnews: The settlement disciplines regime (CSDR): SDR 2022
16
Oct
2020
Spanish FTT: Is it finally under starter’s orders?
In early August the Spanish Prime Minister announced at a press conference that the long-expected tax reform would have...
Regulatory
In early August the Spanish Prime Minister announced at a press conference that the long-expected tax reform would have to be put on hold until Spain recovers levels of growth on a par with those seen before the Covid19 pandemic crisis.
Spanish FTT: Is it finally under starter’s orders?
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Regulatory videos

18
Sep
2020
Liquidity stress testing for investment funds
ESMA recently published the French translation of its guidelines on liquidity stress testing for investment funds....
Regulatory
ESMA recently published the French translation of its guidelines on liquidity stress testing for investment funds. Discover what they entail.
Liquidity stress testing for investment funds
18
Sep
2020
Update on Capital Market Union: Phase 2
It was already a year ago that I dedicated my column to the CMU, the Capital Markets Union, which has been close to the...
Regulatory
It was already a year ago that I dedicated my column to the CMU, the Capital Markets Union, which has been close to the European Commission’s heart for a number of years.
Update on Capital Market Union: Phase 2
12
Jun
2020
Interview with David Durouchoux - SG FORGE - Digital Capital Markets
The Deputy CEO of FORGE, David Durouchoux, explains the FORGE project related to Digital Assets activities using the...
Regulatory
The Deputy CEO of FORGE, David Durouchoux, explains the FORGE project related to Digital Assets activities using the blockchain technology and its experimentation with the Banque de France to demonstrate the feasibility and credibility of a Euro deposited on a blockchain within the Eurosystem.
Interview with David Durouchoux - SG FORGE - Digital Capital Markets
12
Jun
2020
The Regulatory Chronicle of Eric de Nexon - June 2020
To cope with the pandemic facing us today, public authorities promptly took all kinds of measures to support the economy...
Regulatory
To cope with the pandemic facing us today, public authorities promptly took all kinds of measures to support the economy and to adapt the rules to the particular conditions brought about by the lockdown situation in order to best support the economy within a framework guaranteeing business continuity and safety.
The Regulatory Chronicle of Eric de Nexon - June 2020
23
Jan
2020
Interview with Pierre Colladon: "Shareholders' Rights" directive
Our expert Pierre Colladon explains the regulatory and private initiatives dealing with transparency.
Regulatory
Our expert Pierre Colladon explains the regulatory and private initiatives dealing with transparency.
Interview with Pierre Colladon: "Shareholders' Rights" directive
23
Jan
2020
The regulatory chronicle of Eric de Nexon - January 2020
Discover the four major regulatory, political and market infrastruture trends that will drive our thoughts in 2020.
Regulatory
Discover the four major regulatory, political and market infrastruture trends that will drive our thoughts in 2020.
The regulatory chronicle of Eric de Nexon - January 2020
25
Oct
2019
Blockchain and Regulation: An unnatural union?
When the Blockchain raises the same problems of responsibility as self-driving cars...
Regulatory
When the Blockchain raises the same problems of responsibility as self-driving cars...
Blockchain and Regulation: An unnatural union?
25
Oct
2019
CMU Act 2: Action Plan
What are the challenges of the EU authorities at the start of their new mandate in order to strengthen the regulatory...
Regulatory
What are the challenges of the EU authorities at the start of their new mandate in order to strengthen the regulatory framework for a tangible and efficient Capital Markets Union?
CMU Act 2: Action Plan
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