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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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Eversheds acts as counsel to Chemtura on $1bn sale of its agrochemicals business

Eversheds has acted as international counsel to Chemtura on the sale of its agrochemicals business Chemtura AgroSolutions to Platform Specialty Products Corporation, a global speciality chemicals company. The sale consists of $950m (£606m) in cash and two million shares of Platform’s common stock. Eversheds’ London office acted as the international counsel on the deal, which […]

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Nabarro in alliance talks with Singapore firm

Nabarro is understood to be in talks with a Singapore firm over the possibility of an exclusive relationship, with disputes head Jonathan Warne and construction partner James Snape leading negotiations. The firm has been eyeing a Singapore alliance for over a year but appears to be inching closer to a selection, with one firm in […]

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China oil giant CNOOC breaks ties with Baker & McKenzie after internal investigation finds conflict of interest

Baker & McKenzie’s relationship with China’s state-owned oil and gas group China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) has been put under the microscope after the group sanctioned senior lawyer Kang Xin for not disclosing a conflict of interest with the firm.  On Monday the company criticised senior lawyer Kang for helping Baker & McKenzie win […]

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