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Financial services monthly wrap up – August 2019

In August 2019, ASIC announced plans to review the transition away from grandfathered conflicted remuneration and has proposed to use its new product intervention powers with respect to binary options and contracts for difference (CFDs). APRA and the Treasury have also provided an update on the implementation of recommendations made from the Royal Commission into … Continue Reading

Financial services monthly wrap up – July 2019

In July 2019, ASIC released the highly anticipated consultation on foreign financial services providers (FFSPs) licensing relief in Australia and announced that it had requested that exchange market operators not admit any managed funds that do not disclose their portfolio holdings daily and which have internal market makers. ASIC implements pause on admission of managed … Continue Reading

FCA, BoE and PRA approach to temporary permissions regime

On 24 July 2018, the FCA published its approach to the temporary permissions regime (TPR) for EEA firms and funds passporting into the UK. The TPR is designed to enable EEA firms currently operating in the UK to continue using their passport for a limited period after Brexit (the draft Regulations envisage a 3 year … Continue Reading