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Jan
2018
IR - Changes to credit union investment regulations
On 1 february 2018, the Central Bank of Ireland today announced changes to the investment regulations for credit unions....
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On 1 february 2018, the Central Bank of Ireland today announced changes to the investment regulations for credit unions. Three new investment classes are being introduced, accompanied by the introduction of specified credit quality, maturity and concentration limits.
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Jan
2018
US - Proposal of amendments to Swap Margin Rules
On 5 January 2018, Five US prudential regulators have proposed amendments to conform their swap margin rules to the...
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On 5 January 2018, Five US prudential regulators have proposed amendments to conform their swap margin rules to the recently adopted rules restricting the cancellation rights of qualified financial contracts ("QFCs") in the event of certain resolution or bankruptcy proceedings (the "QFC Rules").
en/who-are/awards-and-certifications/details/news/american-regulators-revise-capital-treatment-for-variation-margin-1/
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Jan
2018
FR - Classification of financial instruments as “simple” or “complex”
On 31 January 2018, the AMF amended its rules to propose a more simple and readable methodology regarding the...
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On 31 January 2018, the AMF amended its rules to propose a more simple and readable methodology regarding the appreciation of financial contracts and financial securities, defining a financial contract as “simple” or “complex” in terms of the organisation and to the human resources of the management company.
en/who-are/awards-and-certifications/details/news/decision-not-extend-the-french-financial-transaction-tax-ftt-1/
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Jan
2018
US - American regulators revise capital treatment for variation margin
On August 14th, the Federal Reserve, the Office for the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) and the Federal Deposit...
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On August 14th, the Federal Reserve, the Office for the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) issued new guidance regarding the regulatory capital treatment of variation margin on cleared derivatives.
en/who-are/awards-and-certifications/details/news/dtc-proposal-provide-segregated-accounts-for-swap-margin-1/
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Jan
2018
FR – New legal framework for securitisation and "debt funds" in France
On 5 October 2017, Order No. 2017-1432 was published in France's Official Journal, in the aim of modernising the legal...
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On 5 October 2017, Order No. 2017-1432 was published in France's Official Journal, in the aim of modernising the legal framework regarding asset management and debt-based financing.
en/who-are/awards-and-certifications/details/news/end-legal-assimilation-management-companies-investment-firms-france-1/
18
Jan
2018
ES - Fixed Income platform adapted for MIFID II in Spain
On 25 October 2017, the Spanish exchange group (BME), has announced changes to its Fixed Income market that enable...
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On 25 October 2017, the Spanish exchange group (BME), has announced changes to its Fixed Income market that enable intermediaries and brokers to transfer all their operations to the regulated market and comply with the new disclosure and reporting requirements required by the revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II).
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Jan
2018
DE - New guidelines on CFD trading in Germany
On 29 November 2017, The Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) published guidelines on trading in financial...
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On 29 November 2017, The Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) published guidelines on trading in financial contracts for difference (CFDs).
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Jan
2018
ES - Electronic access to foreign shareholders
Comisión Nacional de Mercado de Valores (CNMV), the Spanish regulator, has given foreign entities access to its Virtual...
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Comisión Nacional de Mercado de Valores (CNMV), the Spanish regulator, has given foreign entities access to its Virtual Office service for submitting notifications on significant shareholdings in Spanish listed companies.
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Jan
2018
IE - Amendments to the Consumer Protection Code in Ireland
On august 2017, The Minister for Finance in Ireland has decided to exercice the discretionary exemption provided by...
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On august 2017, The Minister for Finance in Ireland has decided to exercice the discretionary exemption provided by MIFII in order to allow certain firms to continue to be regulated under national legislation rather than MiFID II as long as the requirements under the two regimes are aligned. Firms that are eligible for this exemption are ones that engage in...
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