2015

2016  2015  2014

EUROPE
UCITS V - ESMA Securities and Markets Stakeholder Group issues advice on proportionality for UCITS Remuneration Guidelines
EMIR/MiFIR - ESMA consults on indirect clearing arrangements under EMIR and MiFIR
EMIR - ESMA updates EMIR standards on data reporting
IMD2 - EU Parliament adopts Insurance Mediation Directive 2
MiFID II/MiFIR - ESMA suggests to delay certain part of MiFID II
PRIIPs - ESAs consult on PRIIPs Key Information Documents
PSD II - The Council of the EU adopts PSD II
SFTR - The Eu Parliament and the Council of the EU adopt SFTR
Solvency II - Updated methodology for the calculation of risk-free interest rates term structures and new ITS released 

WORLD
SHADOW BANKING - FSB reports on resilient market-based finance

LUXEMBOURG
RAIF - New investment vehicle for well-informed investors: the RAIF

BELGIUM
FSMA - Circular FSMA_2015_16 of October 27th 2015 on the rules governing advertising when distributing financial products to retail clients

THE NETHERLANDS
Amendment Dutch Act on Financial Supervision - Protection regulation for owners of derivative positions

TAX
AEOI/TRANSPARENCY - Luxembourg off the black-list: recognized as "largely compliant" by the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes
LUXEMBOURG TAX LAW - Luxembourg proposes additional tax mesures for corporations and individuals for 2015 and 2016
CHANGES OF WITHHOLDING TAX TREATMENT/REFUND OF WITHHOLDING I DIFFERENT EU JURISDICTIONS
Netherlands - EU and Non-EU pension funds may be entitled to a refund of Dutch dividend withholding tax
Belgium - Introduction of a "speculation tax" and increase of the withholding tax
Switzerland - Federal Supreme Court rules on refund of withholding taxes on dividend payments

 

 

Special edition

Year 2015

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No.13 - 07

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