The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the EU’s securities markets’ regulator, has launched a consultation on draft technical standards on the provision of investment services and activities in the European Union (EU) by third-country firms under MiFIR and MiFID II, which will specify the information that third-country firms must provide to ESMA for the registration of third-country firms and for the information that third-country firms have to report annually. The closing date for responses from stakeholders is 31 March 2020.
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ESMA Consults on New MiFIR and MiFID II Regimes for Third-Country Firms
Recorded Webinar: Getting ready for Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) and ESG – what action should asset managers be taking now?
Interest in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investment has exploded in recent years, bringing with it regulation and a requirement for buy-side firms to develop ESG strategies and meet disclosure obligations. The sell-side can help here by integrating ESG data with traditional financial information, although the compliance burden remains with asset managers. The EU Sustainable...
New Approaches to Surveillance and Due Diligence Post-Pandemic Feature Heavily at A-Team’s RTSV Conference
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RegTech Summit APAC will explore the current regulatory environment in Asia Pacific, the impact of COVID on the RegTech industry and the extent to which the pandemic has acted a catalyst for RegTech adoption in financial markets.
A-Team Group’s ESG Handbook 2021 is a ‘must read’ for all capital markets participants, data vendors and solutions providers involved in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing and product development. It includes extensive coverage of all elements of ESG, from an initial definition and why ESG is important, to existing and emerging regulations, data challenges...