On 7 March 2019, ALFI published to its members Guidelines on clearing and collateral arrangements in relation to OTC derivatives under EMIR requirements. An updated version of this document will be issued after the publication of the endorsed EMIR Refit text in the Official Journal of the European Union. Read the document.
IOSCO closed the consultative period on 1 February 2019 for respondents to comment on the proposed framework to help measure leverage used by investment funds, which in some circumstances could pose financial stability risks.
The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) of Hong Kong and the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF) of Luxembourg have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The MoU provides a framework for the mutual recognition of covered funds offered, marketed and distributed to the public in Hong Kong and to retail investors in Luxembourg. It serves as a facilitator for the approval and marketing of investment funds in both jurisdictions.