Financial Services Europe and International Update - September 2011 / Issue 11


Regulatory Developments

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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