As the Brexit sands of time tick down, we enter perhaps the most crucial week in the process thus far, and agreement on withdrawal plans between the EU and UK remains elusive. Many expect a delay is the most likely … Continue reading Big Brexit Week: The Beginning of the End, or the End of the Beginning?
As we inch closer to Brexit day with no deal in sight, financial regulators across the world are looking to mitigate the worst impacts. Market access accommodations intend to ensure continuity of financial activity to and from the UK. A … Continue reading Beyond Brexit: Derivatives Deal a Glimpse into the UK’s Future?
The implementation of PRIIPs has been a bumpy journey. The main goals of the regulation are to increase standardization and transparency for retail investors. However, industry concerns remain and recently there were more pleas from product providers to policymakers for … Continue reading PRIIPs: The Long and Winding Road
There’s nothing the On The Regs team likes better than a good industry conference. The first quarter of each year is normally fertile ground for asset management conferences as people meet to reflect on the previous year and debate and … Continue reading Conference Quick Take: Digital Disruption and Environmental Issues Take Center Stage
With less than 45 days until the UK leaves the EU, the likelihood of a no-deal Brexit has increased, following the failure to secure political approval for the Withdrawal Agreement. With ongoing political divergence and time running out, asset managers … Continue reading Dot the i’s and cross the t’s: Are you prepared for a no-deal Brexit?
The story of painting the Golden Gate Bridge has it that once you get to the end, you must start all over again. Similarly, adhering to global derivative regulation is seemingly a never-ending process. Here, we outline the significance of … Continue reading The Never-Ending Story of OTC Derivatives Regulation