Potential changes to MiFID II could mean EU asset managers setting up a branch in the UK post-Brexit would face barriers dealing with European clients.
Global Custodian looks at the recent MOUs’ between the UK and EU financial regulators and their implication for securities markets.
With increased requirements on fund transparency, it could provide further opportunities for custodians to offer analytics services to asset managers.
The agreement between ESMA and the Bank of England eases concerns of significant disruption to the Irish securities market.
The move forms part of its overall strategy to simplify access to China for institutional investors that have, so far, found it too complicated to invest.
HKEX will develop new systems for the proposed paperless regime, which could be in place by early 2022.
A report, conducted by KPMG, highlights areas where EU member states remain conflicted in the implementation of the directive.
Nine banks join IHS Markit’s design team to collaborate on Securities Financing Transaction Regulation (SFTR) reporting service.
With a new wave of initial margin rules on the horizon, BNY Mellon says clients are already more prepared.
The MoU is the latest agreement for the Hong Kong market as it looks to become a leading cross-border fund hub for international investors.