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Update on EC proposals to amend UCITS, AIFMD, EuVECA and ELTIF to facilitate cross-border distribution

On 12 March 2018, the European Commission issued a proposal for a new regulation (the Regulation) and a new directive (the Directive) concerning the cross-border distribution of collective investment funds amending inter alia UCITS (the UCITS Directive), AIFMD, EuVECA and EuSEF (the Proposals). Please find below a summary of the main changes under the Proposals. What will change under the Proposals?

MEES: What information is required to register an exemption?

By Maria Connolly Since 1 April, it has been unlawful for a landlord to let a property with an EPC rating of below E, unless an exemption has been registered on the PRS Exemptions Register. The government has released guidance on the evidence required to register an exemption on the PRS Exemptions Register…

Getting the Deal Through: Fund Management 2018, Luxembourg edition

Fund Management traces the regulatory and legislative obligations facing fund managers balancing the need to maximise investment returns whilst also ensuring adequate investor protections in an increasingly challenging regulatory environment. Topics are written by leading experts and include: authorities responsible for fund regulation; licensing processes; territorial scope of regulation; required authorisations of fund marketing activities; […]

Financial Regulatory News Updates – April 2018

The Financial Regulatory News Updates: an overview in which Loyens & Loeff’s Banking and Finance Practice Group highlights recent legislative developments and publications of supervisory authorities in the financial markets…

Dutch coal exit proposed by new draft bill

On 19 May 2018 the Minister of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy (hereinafter: ‘the Minister’) published its draft bill (in Dutch only) on the Prohibition of the use of coal by power producers for public consultation (hereinafter: ‘the draft bill’). The basis of the draft bill derives from international (the Paris Agreement in 2015) and national (the […]

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Nabarro Nathanson advised the Post office on the sale of its sorting office at King Edward Buildings to Merrill Lynch, advised by Linklaters & Paines. Merrill Lynch plans to convert the historic building into its 500,000 sq ft European headquarters.

Litigation Personal Injury 29/7/97

Chapman v Newberry – QBD 1 July 1997 Claimant: Heather Chapman, 16 Incident: Road traffic accident Injuries: Claimant, now 22, suffered spinal injuries which have left her a paraplegic and confined to a wheelchair for the rest of her life. She was a rear-seat passenger in car which ran out of control Award: £679,051 (agreed […]

Scotland to be test bed for public defenders

A PILOT for a public defender system is to run in Scotland in the face of opposition from the solicitors’ profession. Six public defenders will be appointed to take criminal legal aid cases in either Edinburgh or Glasgow, in a five-year pilot which implements part of the Crime and Punishment (Scotland) Act 1997. The pilot, […]

Litigation Writs 29/7/97

Milton Keynes Borough Council and Buckinghamshire County Council are being taken to the High Court over claims that they have no power to levy a charge for connecting a development site at Wellingborough Road, Olney, to the public highway network. The writ has been issued by the residents, John and William Colson; Ivor, Betty, Gary […]

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