Newsletters


December
2017

The Joint Committee of the three European Supervisory Authorities (EBA, EIOPA and ESMA - "ESAs") published draft regulatory technical standards ("RTS").

December
2017

The European Securities and Markets Authority ("ESMA") published the results of its Peer Review of the Guidelines on certain aspects of the compliance function under MiFID.

November
2017

We would like to inform you that the Tax Department of the Republic of Cyprus has issued on 25 November 2015, Circular No. 198, amending the provisions the Cyprus Yacht Leasing Scheme that was firstly introduced in Cyprus since March 2012.

November
2017

The European Banking Authority ("EBA") published its sixth updated list of capital instruments that Competent Authorities across the EU have classified as Common Equity Tier 1 ("CET1").

November
2017

We would like to bring to your attention that the second installment of temporary tax for the year 2017 is due by 31 December 2017.

November
2017

We would like to inform you that the Cyprus House of Representatives in Cyprus voted on 3 November 2017 a new Law amending the Cyprus VAT Law N. 95(I)/2000 (hereafter ‘the Law’). The new Law was published in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Cyprus on the 13 of November 2017.

November
2017

The European Banking Authority ("EBA") opened a public consultation on a proposed amendment to the Regulatory Technical Standard 1 ("RTS 1") which details the implementation of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive ("MiFID II") and Regulation ("MiFIR").

November
2017

We would like to remind you about obtaining a Legal Entity Identifier ("LEI") before 3 January 2018, the implementation date for Markets in Financial Instruments Directive ("MiFID II") and Regulation ("MiFIR") transaction reporting obligations. 

October
2017

The European Securities and Markets Authority ("ESMA") published 9 opinions on position limits regarding commodity derivatives under MiFID II/MIFIR. ESMA’s opinions agree 9 position limits proposed by the Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA").

October
2017

Further to our Newsletters Issue 03/2017 and 08/2017, we would like to inform you that the House of Representatives voted an amendment to the Law Regulating the Settlement of Overdue Taxes extending the deadline for the submission of applications to enter into the scheme by 3 months.

Publications


JANUARY iCAS Newsletter Issue 05/2018
The European Securities and Markets Authority ("ESMA"), has updated its transitional transparency calculations ("TTC") for equity and tick sizes under...
09 February 2018
JANUARY iCAS Newsletter Issue 04/2018
The European Banking Authority ("EBA") published an updated list of credit institutions exempted from or subject to a higher cap...
09 February 2018
JANUARY iCAS Newsletter Issue 03/2018
The European Securities and Markets Authority ("ESMA"), has published a call for evidence on potential product intervention measures relating to...
25 January 2018
JANUARY iCAS Newsletter Issue 02/2018
The Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission ("CySEC") expands its Web Portal to include the Alternative investment Fund Managers ("AIFMs") and...
22 January 2018
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