Regulation updates

ACA provides GIPS guide

Analysis opens window into how 900+ firms approach increasingly key reporting framework


Jersey sharpens domiciling appeal with new structure

Offshore base in bid to lure US firms through newly-created LLC entity

FCA calls for input on PRIIPs

Financial watchdog recognises concerns over scope and KIDs



UK lays out no-deal Brexit risks for financial services

Guidance emerges as UK puts forward proposal for ‘enhanced equivalence’

PE caught in global trade crossfire

New powers granted to US body will expose GPs to scrutiny over foreign LPs

Financial services told to “unite and fight” no-deal Brexit

Rallying cry comes as UK government figures push for clean break to avoid “betrayal”

FCA to extend SMCR next year

Regulation will force firms to draw up a register of responsibilities

EFAMA calls for urgent revision of PRIIPs

Association finds new reports are misleading investors

Post-crisis regulatory consensus unravels

KPMG: US deregulation instincts spark rift in global financial rulemaking

Regulations to slow down blockchain roll-out

EY: Governance key to retain trust as e-ledger tech goes mainstream

EU to amend safekeeping duties of depositaries

Commission tables five changes to depositaries’ law

Change is the rule

The new wave of regulation impacting private equity could spell a major operational shift for the industry

Cross-border proposals backfire

Draft pre-marketing rules will complicate rather than ease EU-wide fund distribution


EU tax opinion may drive transparency in PE structuring

ECJ to rule on dividend and interest payments through holdcos


SMCR in practice

Reed Smith’s Douglas Cherry shares practical guidance for SMCR compliance


Mifid II update: FCA versus SEC

Reed Smith’s Adrian Brown and Don Andrews compare Mifid II implementation from either sides of the pond


Private equity’s pivotal role in the CMU

The Drawdown ventures to Brussels to explore what financial union plans will mean for PE


Brussels to slacken grip on MiFID advisers

Reform plans set to ease compliance and pay rules for key private equity actors