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Jan
2021
FR - Digital Assets Service Providers: Registration and license
On 22 September 2020, the AMF published a document explaining its expectations regarding the key points of the digital...
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On 22 September 2020, the AMF published a document explaining its expectations regarding the key points of the digital asset service provider regime created under the law of 22 May 2019, known as the PACTE law, which created an innovative regime for crypto-assets by establishing a status of digital asset service provider in France, covering a wide variety of...
FR - Digital Assets Service Providers: Registration and license
14
Jan
2021
FR - Reinforcement of the asset-freezing system
On 4 November 2020, Order 2020-1342 was published, reinforcing the system for freezing assets and prohibiting their use....
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On 4 November 2020, Order 2020-1342 was published, reinforcing the system for freezing assets and prohibiting their use.
FR - Reinforcement of the asset-freezing system
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Jan
2021
DE - BaFin publishes revised version of depositaries circular
On 4 November 2020, the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) published a revised circular (05/2020...
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On 4 November 2020, the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) published a revised circular (05/2020 (WA)) on the tasks and duties of the depositary containing amendments resulting from the Level 2 Delegated Regulation made under UCITS V. In addition to editorial changes, the circular contains amendments relating to the following topics.
DE - BaFin publishes revised version of depositaries circular
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Jan
2021
LU - Circular on requirements regarding IT risk management
On 25 August 2020, the “Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier” (CSSF) published Circular 20/750 on...
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On 25 August 2020, the “Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier” (CSSF) published Circular 20/750 on requirements regarding information and communication technology (ICT) and security risk management, implementing in Luxembourg the EBA Guidelines on ICT and security risk management (EBA/GL/2019/04, “the guidelines”).
LU - Circular on requirements regarding IT risk management
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Jan
2021
IT - CONSOB resolution on AIF distribution in Italy
On 22 September 2020, CONSOB published a resolution n° 21508 amending Article 34 of the Issuers Regulation no. 11971,...
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On 22 September 2020, CONSOB published a resolution n° 21508 amending Article 34 of the Issuers Regulation no. 11971, which will come into effect at the beginning of November 2020.
IT - CONSOB resolution on AIF distribution in Italy
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Jan
2021
ES - Technical guide on currency derivatives used as a mean of payment
On 28 September 2020, the CNMV has approved a Technical Guide on currency derivatives used as means of payment that are...
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On 28 September 2020, the CNMV has approved a Technical Guide on currency derivatives used as means of payment that are not considered to be financial instruments for the purposes of MiFID.
ES - Technical guide on currency derivatives used as a mean of payment
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Jan
2021
IE - CBI Guidance for MMFR Reporting
On 31st August 2020, the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) published guidance on Money Market Fund Regulation (MMFR)...
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On 31st August 2020, the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) published guidance on Money Market Fund Regulation (MMFR) Reporting requirements for Fund Management Companies of Irish Authorised Money Market Investment Funds.
IE - CBI Guidance for MMFR Reporting
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Jan
2021
GB - FCA considerations for UK firms after the implementation period
On 30 September 2020, the FCA updated its webpage on considerations for UK firms after the implementation period. The...
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On 30 September 2020, the FCA updated its webpage on considerations for UK firms after the implementation period. The FCA details that if firms deposit client money and/or custody assets in any institution in the EEA, or if their safeguarding institution is in the EEA, then they should think about the legal basis on which that business occurs and how that...
GB - FCA considerations for UK firms after the implementation period
14
Jan
2021
US - Modernized Regulatory Framework for Derivatives Use
On 28 October 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission voted to enhance the regulatory framework for derivatives use...
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On 28 October 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission voted to enhance the regulatory framework for derivatives use by registered investment companies, including mutual funds (other than money market funds), exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and closed-end funds, as well as business development companies.
US - Modernized Regulatory Framework for Derivatives Use
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