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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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Bär & Karrer represents Generali (Schweiz) Holding in post-merger appraisal litigation

Generali (Schweiz) Holding Ltd, represented by Bär & Karrer, has won post-merger appraisal litigation against claimants Prof Ekkehard Wenger and Prof Leonhard Knoll. The litigation commenced in 2006 following the successful public tender offer of Generali SpA for all publicly held shares in Generali (Schweiz) Holding AG and the ensuing squeeze-out merger. On 30 April […]

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Schillings’ marketing manager on high-profile clients, the evolving market and the perils of law firm IT What would your advice be to anyone wanting to enter this industry? Start by researching various roles in the market to determine what each firm can offer by way of responsibility and opportunities. In the case of Schillings, its […]

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The ACC’s chief legal strategist issues a rallying call for the rights of in-house lawyers In-house lawyers have transformed the legal profession over the past 30 years. Not only have they strengthened the corporate legal function itself, but they have also implemented compliance systems designed to root out misconduct before it mushrooms. Indeed, by being […]

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