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UCITS and AIFs: Transparency Requirements

A reminder to UCITS management companies and AIFMs that certain transparency obligations arising under the Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (“SFTR” – 2015/2365) apply from 13 January 2017 - see Regulatory Roundup 76.

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Redundancy, dear Watson

In a move which reflects a lot of recent predictions, one Japanese insurance company has replaced a number of claims processing staff with an artificial intelligence system.

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Mandatory Use of SFC Online Portal

Effective 1 February 2017, all Hong Kong SFC applications, notifications and annual returns filed by Licensed Representatives must be submitted by way of the SFC’s online portal.

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Brexit and Article 50

A useful summary of the Article 50 situation “in less than 500 words” prepared by Chris Finney of Cooley LLP

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PRIIPs Delay

European Parliament rejects proposed PRIIPs Regulatory Technical Standards

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Data Breaches and GDPR

On the 4th May 2016, the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was published. Firms need to firm up their data breach procedures.

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Redundancy, dear Watson

In a move which reflects a lot of recent predictions, one Japanese insurance company has replaced a number of claims processing staff with an artificial intelligence system.

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Oops, Wrong Recipient

The ramifications of sending an email to the wrong person are sometimes far worse than simply embarrassing.

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Brexit and Article 50

A useful summary of the Article 50 situation “in less than 500 words” prepared by Chris Finney of Cooley LLP

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