This update summarises current regulatory developments in the European Union and the UK, focussing on the investment funds and asset management and related sectors, in the last three weeks.
In This Issue:
EU Regulatory Developments
p1 The AIFM Directive
p1 Draft Regulation Released Proposing EU-wide Freezing Orders
p2 Short Selling Bans UK Regulatory Developments
UK Regulatory Developments
p2 FSA Consults on Further Amendments to Client Assets Sourcebook
p3 FSA Reports on Findings of Hedge Fund Surveys
p3 ISA Bulletins Nos 34 and 35
p3 FSA Policy Statement on Delivering the RDR and Other Issues for Platforms and Nominee-Related Services
p4 FSA Defers Introduction of New Capital Rules for Personal Investment Firms
p4 FSA Finalised Guidance on Derivative Risk-Management Practices in Investment Management Industry
p4 Hedge Funds Strategy Board Consultation on Internationalising and Strengthening Its Standards
p5 FSA Finalised Guidance on Remuneration Code
p5 FSA Guidance Consultation on Issues Relating to Remuneration
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