EU regulations often cast a shadow far beyond the borders of Europe. More than a year since its implementation, this extra territorial impact has been highlighted once more as the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) hinders certain EU firms … Continue reading Can the EU and US Build a Bridge Across Data Privacy Divide?
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) and sustainable finance is hitting the big leagues. How do we know? Because the European Investment Bank (EIB), one of the largest lenders in the world, recently announced their plan to stop financing any projects … Continue reading EIB Move Another Sign of Sustainable Investment Shift
Here are a few important things that happened in 1961. John F. Kennedy was sworn in as US President, Yuri Gagarin became the first human in space, the Berlin Wall began construction, and Pampers brought out the first ever disposable … Continue reading SEC Revamps Advertising Rules for the Digital Age
“You can please some of the people all of the time, you can please all of the people some of the time, but you can’t please all of the people all of the time.” – John Lydgate The US Securities … Continue reading SEC Proxy Voting Rules Splits Industry in Two
Following the US Security and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) approval of Precidian’s Active Shares model in May, four semi-transparent ETF structures were just yesterday given notice of approval by the SEC. The new ETF structures could herald a new era of … Continue reading New Wave of Active ETFs Shield the Secret Sauce
Regulators on both sides of the Atlantic are tightening liquidity rules for investment funds with the primary focus on whether or not fund portfolios can keep their promise of daily liquidity to their fund investors at all times. We have … Continue reading Top Down, Bottom Up: The Topsy-Turvy World of Fund Liquidity