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Last November the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published Policy Statement 23/16 (PS23/16) containing final rules and guidance on sustainability disclosure requirements (SDR) and investment labels (UK SDR regime). The rules and guidance are currently limited to UK asset managers and essentially the requirements comprise of two components

In the latest instalment of our Regulation Around the World series, Financial Services partners in over 10 jurisdictions review recent steps that financial services regulatory authorities have taken as regards investment research.

Our global updater is accompanied by further analysis and insights in our Regulation Around the World podcast which is available now to stream

On 24 May 2023, the European Commission published its Retail Investment Strategy (RIS), a legislative package intended to empower retail investors to take more informed investment decisions that would better correspond to their investment needs and objectives.

The RIS comprises of a Directive as regards the EU retail investor protection rules. This Omnibus

On 8 March 2024, the following were published in the Official Journal of the EU:

We have now updated our two guides on the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), which has now been in force for some time. Both guides are now in their sixth iteration.

The first guide considers whether the AIFMD marketing passport is working in practice and is a useful tool for managers as