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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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The lead singer of Mishcon de Reya’s in-house rock group has jumped ship to Field Fisher Waterhouse, creating an uncertain future for the band. Thomas Morton joined Field Fisher Waterhouse as an associate in its real estate practice in London this week. He had been at Mishcon since December 2006. As well as being a […]

Birmingham Law Centre appeals to council in survival battle

Birmingham Law Centre has turned to Birmingham City Council as it fights for its future, warning that without local support it could close. The law centre is one of only a handful in the country that receives no local authority funding. It has launched an appeal for council support, saying that in the wake of […]

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Romania’s political feuding is not helping the economy, as a much-needed IMF loan hangs in the balance In brief Recent elections in Romania have not eliminated the political instability and uncertainty that has plagued the country for some time. However, lawyers say the outlook is positive, citing work in infrastructure and a stable legal market […]

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DLA Piper gains approval for South Korea launch

DLA Piper will launch its South Korea office tomorrow after getting approval from the country’s Ministry of Justice to practise international law there. The firm will open its new office, which is in the same building as US firm Paul Hastings and private equity investor KKR, in Seoul tomorrow. The office will be led by […]

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