We highlight what to expect this quarter and recap Q4’s key regulatory developments. What could change the game in Q1 2021: The Biden administration: Ending a tumultuous era in U.S. politics, President-elect Joe Biden will be inaugurated in January. We … Continue reading What FinReg Has in Store for Q1 2021
“Don’t think there are no second chances. Life always offers you a second chance, it’s called tomorrow.” – Nicholas Sparks A New Dawn Breaks? The European Long-Term Investment Fund (ELTIF) has existed since 2015. As its name suggests, ELTIF was … Continue reading Build Back Better: Can ELTIFs Thrive Second Time Around?
At the outset of 2020, I suggested that it would be a year defined by clarity and precision. How wrong I was! No one could have reasonably anticipated the onset of the global COVID-19 pandemic and the impact it’s had … Continue reading Top 10 OnTheRegs Takeaways 2020
2020 has been a year like no other. One contradictory aspect of this year’s enforced lockdown is that some days have seemed long, drawn out, almost never ending, while at the same time weeks, months, and indeed the year has … Continue reading Location, Location, Location: Two Key CP86 Questions Clarified (Kind Of!)
Otis Redding famously wrote his laid-back classic, “Sitting on the Dock of the Bay” describing a lazy summer afternoon overlooking San Francisco Bay, but when it comes to the Greater Bay Area (GBA) which links Hong Kong, Macau, and Guangdong … Continue reading Sitting on the Dock of the Bay: Hong Kong’s Next Great Opportunity
ESMA Seeks Peak Performance With industry competition constantly at fever pitch, the regulatory scrutiny on fees charged to investors remains equally intense in Europe. We recently flagged that European Securities Markets Authority (ESMA) wish to look beyond fee disclosures to … Continue reading ESMA Seeks Peak Performance