regulation

Jun 01, 2020

Etain_de_ValeraLike elsewhere, Ireland’s investor services sector is undergoing a real-life stress test and Funds Europe recently spoke with some of the country’s professionals their about their experiences.

May 27, 2020

Ireland_mapA greater awareness of governance in Ireland’s funds industry came about just in time for the Covid-19 crisis, writes Nick Fitzpatrick in the May issue of Funds Europe that has a special report on Ireland. But the regulator is keenly watching developments and has been ramping up the focus on liquidity risk since at least last year.

May 20, 2020

Ireland_sceneryA greater awareness of governance in Ireland’s funds industry came about just in time for the Covid-19 crisis, writes Nick Fitzpatrick. But the regulator is keenly watching developments and has ramped up the focus on liquidity risk.

May 20, 2020

TechnologyWith the help of technology, retail investors will be able to access assets previously available only to institutional clients. Bob Currie reports on new research by Funds Europe and Calastone.

May 07, 2020

Esma_repositoriesThe European Securities and Markets Authority (Esma), the EU’s securities markets regulator, has approved the extension of four trade repositories registrations (TRs).

Apr 28, 2020

priipsThe European Fund and Asset Management Association (Efama) has called for the “urgent completion” of a review by the European Commission of the key information document (KID) that forms part of the Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products regulation, known as Priips.

Apr 23, 2020

EU parliamentThe three European Supervisory Authorities (the EBA, EIOPA and Esma – collectively known as the ESAs) have opened a consultation on ESG disclosure standards for financial market participants, advisers and products.

Apr 22, 2020

coronavirus_guidelinesThe UK’s Investment Association has issued new guidelines on the UK and global equity income sectors to shore up their effectiveness for savers and investors amidst the Covid-19 crisis.

Apr 21, 2020

Fees_calculatingFund associations and asset managers are digesting guidelines for performance fees that were issued by Europe’s financial regulator this week.

Apr 16, 2020

Owen_Lysak_and_Charles_MorrisIn December, the EU adopted a package of regulatory measures intended to introduce a new prudential (capital adequacy, liquidity) regulatory regime for investment firms: the Investment Firm Regulation (IFR) and Directive (IFD).

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