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SMCR – Briefing Note for Broking and Trading Firms
All broking and trading firms which are regulated by the FCA will become subject to the SMCR on 9 December 2019.
The (almost) End of Bearer Shares in Switzerland
The Federal Law on the Implementation of the Recommendations of the World Forum will enter into force on 1 November 2019.
Market Abuse Regulation (“MAR”) round-up August 2019: what the FCA expects
Two recent Market Watch editions and FCA’s Director of Market Oversight speech carry important messages on FCA’s expectations.
Swiss Federal Council opens a consultation on the introduction of a new fund category
The draft law aims to strengthen the competitiveness of the Swiss investment fund market.
Update on Shareholder Rights Directive II: FCA feedback and final rules on RPTS
An addendum to our SRD II update on the 23 May.
Status update: the Prospectus Regulation 2017
Despite Brexit uncertainty, the Prospectus Regulation 2017 is due to come fully into force from 21 July 2019 with key further provisions.
Points of practice: accelerated whitewashes
In this article, we outline some key points of practice in relation to the accelerated whitewash procedure.
An update on periodic financial information and inside information
Victoria Younghusband provides an update on the FCA's draft technical note and PMB no.23 feedback.