EMIR: TR Reporting

First four Trade Repositories registered; reporting obligations begin 12 February 2014

AIFMD Follow-Up

FCA's AIFMD Register contains just three firms, suggesting many firms are taking advantage of the 12 month transitional period

AIFMD Update: CP12/32

FSA release first part of their two part consultation on AIFMD. CP12/32 sets out FSA's current thinking but leaves many areas unanswered

EMIR Progress

Following ESMA's final report the FSA sets out likely timetable for introduction of measures

MiFID II Progress

European Parliament adopts amended draft leading to possible two tier approach to banning of commission payments


Greater protection for retail clients proposed


New legislation in force governing use of cookies in firms' websites