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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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11 Stone Buildings’ Marcia Shekerdemian is appointed Queen’s Counsel

11 Stone Buildings has announced that Marcia Shekerdemian has been appointed Queen’s Counsel, effective from 16 February 2015. Shekerdemian is a leading practitioner in insolvency, commercial litigation (including civil fraud and banking) as well as company and partnership.   She is recommended in Chambers UK and Legal 500 for commercial dispute resolution, company and insolvency.  

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In association with Fox Rodney, Saunderson House and Thomson Reuters David Bott, Bott & Co As Lord Justice Jackson’s civil litigation costs reforms took hold, personal injury firms across the UK felt the bite. Manchester-based Bott & Co was no exception but instead of bemoaning the cuts, senior partner David Bott led a complete reinvention […]

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Simmons partners told to get involved as Hoyland kicks off business plan review

Simmons & Simmons partners will be approached to contribute ideas on the strategic direction of the firm this week, as a new three-year business plan hits the drawing board.  Simmons’ managing partner Jeremy Hoyland recorded a video for partners yesterday (12 January), which calls for a greater degree of participation from partners in drawing up […]

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New year is a time for small steps rather than giant leaps

The key to new year’s resolutions is to rein in your ambitions in the first place. New year’s resolutions are a bit like warranties. (Note to pedants: ignore the fact there is no consideration. Anyway, I execute mine as a deed.) They’re well-intentioned, some thought is usually given to them before the commitment is made […]

DLA Piper appointed as principal legal adviser to Heineken UK

DLA Piper has been appointed as principal external legal adviser to Heineken UK in a first for the UK brewing and pub giant. The three-year appointment will see the firm acting for Heineken across the full range of legal work in the UK, including property, litigation, intellectual property, corporate and employment law. The relationship will […]

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