With four months to go until the United Kingdom’s anticipated exit of the European Union, the world braces itself for the final ‘divorce’ arrangements to be agreed, and to understand the subsequent consequences of those decisions. With questions still unanswered on how Brexit will impact investment firms, we examine possible marketing and distribution issues post-Brexit.
Preparing a Contingency Plan for the UK Leaving the EU on 29 March 2019
The UK Government’s White Paper The Future Relationship Between the UK and the EU, published on 12 July 2018, was intended to signal a new pragmatic approach to secure a settlement this Autumn, building on the deal agreed in principle earlier in the year to leave existing arrangements in place until 31 December 2020.
Join ACA Principal Consultant, Martin Lovick at the 2016 Regulatory Summit organised by the Compliance Registrar. Martin will take part in the panel discussion on likely impact of Brexit.
Yesterday (23 June 2016), the UK electorate voted by a small majority to leave the European Union. This result defied the predictions of most pollsters and the financial markets who had looked to a remain verdict in recent days. When the markets have calmed down, and the political dust settled, firms will want to start thinking about the long term implications to their businesses. In the next couple of months we at ACA Europe will be looking to engage with our clients in helping you with that process from a regulatory perspective.
The European Securities and Markets Authority (“ESMA”) yesterday published its advice on extending the AIFMD passport to twelve non-EU countries: Australia, Bermuda, Canada, Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Japan, Jersey, Isle of Man, Singapore, Switzerland and the United States. In this alert we summarise the findings and attempt to draw some general conclusions about the future of marketing alternative investment funds (“AIFs”) within the EU.
Yesterday, the UK electorate voted by a small majority to leave the European Union ("EU"). This result defied the predictions of most pollsters and the financial markets, which had anticipated a "stay" vote. When the markets have calmed down, and the political dust has settled, firms should start thinking about the vote's long-term implications for their businesses. In the next couple of months, we will engage with clients to help with that process from a regulatory perspective.