Pre-2002 FLP publications are collected for reference here. FMLC publications—primarily reports and correspondence—go back to 2003. All are available to view or download as a PDF, with collected volumes on specific topics available here. The 10 most recent publications are listed below.
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The FMLC published a report titled “Issues of Legal Uncertainty Arising in the Context of the Withdrawal of the U.K. from the E.U.–the Provision and Application of Third Country Regimes in E.U. Legislation” on 13 July 2017 (the “2017 Report”). …2019 Brexit Equivalence determinations Financial Services (Implementation of Legislation) Bill U.K. Withdrawal from the E.U.05 November 2019
- Letter to European Commission: Article 5(1)(e) of the E.U. Securitisation Regulation: 5 November 2019
Article 5(1)(e) of the EUSR requires institutional investors to verify that “the originator, sponsor or SSPE has, where applicable, made available the information required by Article 7 in accordance with the frequency and modalities provided for in that Article”. The …05 November 2019
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- Report: The Recognition of Choice of Court Agreements under the 2005 Hague Convention: 23 October 201923 October 2019
- "onshoring" statutory instruments "onshoring" statutory instruments comment series Benchmarks Regulation (EU 2016/1011) Brexit23 October 2019
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- 2019 Central clearing counterparty clearing EMIR European Market Infrastructure Regulation HM Treasury Letter15 August 2019
Initial Coin Offerings (“ICOs”) typically use Distributed Ledger Technology (“DLT”) to offer transferable units (“coins” or “digital tokens”) that confer various rights on the holder of record. ICOs can be considered a means of fundraising using blockchain technology. The legal …30 July 2019
Directive (EU) 2018/843 on the prevention of the use of the financial system for the purposes of money laundering or terrorist financing (the “Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive” or “5MLD”) expands the E.U.’s anti-money laundering regime to include, inter alia, cryptoassets. HM …2019 5MLD Anti-money Laundering cryptoassets Cryptocurrencies Fifth Money Laundering Directive FinTech Letter Virtual Currencies30 July 2019
On 8 May 2018, the United States announced its withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (the “JCPOA”) and the re-introduction of its nuclear-related economic sanctions on Iran that had been previously lifted as part of the JCPOA, subject …14 June 2019