Insurance Europe’s response to a consultation by the European Commission on its inception impact assessment regarding the review of Solvency II suggests several key recommendations.
The Dutch financial watchdog has looked into the effects of MiFID II regulations over fixed income and derivative markets.
Approving EU securities regulator’s latest objectives to standardise fund reporting on liquidity and leverage risks, Thomas Richter, CEO of BVI said that this excessive bureaucracy has to end.
The Danish Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA) report underlines the differences in the product properties and the companies’ approach to risk management, thereby resulting in increased supervisory focus.
ESMA’s letter to EU executive vice-president Valdis Dombrovskis underlined that increasing delegation of portfolio management functions to non-EU entities, especially in view of Brexit, could pose several risks.
The European commission is expected to set a proposal by mid-2022 to solve withholding tax issues across EU member states but tax harmonisation will be hard to achieve.
The limited qualified investor fund (L-QIF) offers qualified investors an alternative to similar foreign products, enhancing the country’s competitiveness as a hub for funds and asset management.
After a two-year investigation, the French Financial Markets Authority has notified the asset manager of charges regarding transactions by two of its employees.
US financial watchdog, the Securities and Exchange Commission, on Wednesday proposed amendments to the disclosure framework around prospectuses and reports of open-ended funds and ETFs.
The switch for Ucits funds from the Ucits key investor information document to the revised Priip KIID was initially due to occur on 1 January 2022.