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Bermuda's commitment to providing innovative solutions in the ever-evolving insurance marketplace is well-established.
The ILS market has broadly welcomed moves by the Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA) to create a new collateralised insurance vehicle,
Shanda Consult Ltd
In June, gold finally broke through the technical US$ 1.360 barrier and has been moving steadily around the US$ 1.400 level since, reaching its highest level at US$ 1.453,09 on 19th July, since May 2013.
Deloitte Cyprus
IFRS 16 is expected to have an impact on both the numerator and the denominator of the TCR.
Shanda Consult Ltd
Wealthy individuals in Islam have often been shying away from investing in gold and other precious metals in order to safeguard their investment portfolio against risks (and not for the purpose of speculation), ...
European Union
Loyens & Loeff
The directive (EU) 2019/2034 and regulation (EU) 2019/2033 on the prudential requirements of investment firms were published in the official EU journal introducing a new prudential regime for...
The European Parliament has approved legislation which will see new rules in relation to the prudential regulation of the majority of EU investment firms, namely the IFD 2019/2034 and IFR 2019/2033.
Hong Kong
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
In recent years, the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has increasingly focused on private equity funds' obligation to be licensed under the Securities and Futures Ordinance (SFO).
Loyens & Loeff
The Law of 5 April 1993 on the financial sector, as amended ('Banking Act') covers two types of banks: universal banks and banks issuing mortgage bonds.
Loyens & Loeff
Which legislative and regulatory provisions govern the banking sector in your jurisdiction?
ELVINGER HOSS PRUSSEN, société anonyme
On 29 August 2019, the CSSF issued a communication on the relevance of money laundering and terrorist financing ("AML/CTF")
ELVINGER HOSS PRUSSEN, société anonyme
On 7 June 2019, a new regulation amending the Capital Requirement Regulation (EU) 575/2013 ("CRR") was published in the Official Journal of the European Union
KPMG Luxembourg
After several months of preparation, the European Commission has recently published its amending regulation on Solvency II, the CDR (EU) 2019/981, effective as of early July 2019.
KPMG Luxembourg
The recently published delegated regulation on Solvency II is an important one: if passed, it would allow insurers to remove disincentives for long-term investments
Revision of the AIFM Directive and Solvency II as well as Environmental Social and Governance concerns and cross-border fund sales do not allow the private equity and venture capital funds any regulatory break.
Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates
Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) are becoming more popular, especially with regards to global investors looking towards expanding their portfolios.
United Arab Emirates
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Knowing which corporate vehicle to use is a key concern in any commercial enterprise. This article will summarise the different types of corporate entity used within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and...
Grant Thornton
The influx of regulatory initiatives in the UAE is having the dual effect of bringing the jurisdiction into alignment with international regulatory standards
DLA Piper
On 30 October 2018, the UAE government issued UAE Federal Law No. 19 of 2018 on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI Law).
Horizons & Co
Since the 2007 - 2009 financial crisis, the talk and lengthy discussions about systemic risks and its implication on the stability of the global financial system has not ceased.
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