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Regulation of Products

The ESAs' response to the Coronavirus pandemic at-a-glance

In the months of June and July, the European Banking Authority, the European Securities and Markets Authority and the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority made several pronouncements on the Cor...

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Regulation of Products

FCA to gain new powers to organise the end of LIBOR

Many private banks that use the outgoing London Interbank Offered Rate do not trade on exchanges. Even in derivatives LIBOR is used extensively in the OTC market which is not exchange-based and whose transaction...

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Regulation of Products

ESMA slips on the fence

All investment managers, fund managers and firms that promote and manage UCITS funds and other retail products are trying, in accordance with the PRIIPS Regulation, to measure and disclose the implicit costs of ...

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Jurisdiction Focus

The future of the UK's Serious Fraud Office

The badly-performing Serious Fraud Office requires a makeover, but instead is moving in the direction of reform at a leisurely pace. Nevertheless, its demise seems unlikely and it is at least planning to improve...

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People Moves

Harbour Trust welcomes new CCO

Harbour Trust & Investment Management Company of Michigan City in Indiana has added Martha Wargo Oprea to its roster. She will serve as its Chief Compliance Officer and also as one of its vice presidents....

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Jurisdiction Focus

ASIC releases fresh complaint-handling guidelines

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has updated its rules that govern the way in which financial firms deal with complaints from consumers in line with their internal dispute resolution (IDR) pr...

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Regulation of Products

UK to amend its version of PRIIPs Regulation

Regulatory divergence between the European Union and the United Kingdom seems to be on the cards with HM Treasury intending to make some changes to the UK's onshored PRIIPs Regulation. ...