Newsletters


August
2017

The European Banking Authority ("EBA") published an Opinion following the notification by the Finnish Financial Supervisory Authority ("FIN-FSA") of its intention to modify capital requirements in order to address an increase in macroprudential risk, based on Article 458 of the Capital Requirements Regulation ("CRR").

August
2017

The Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA") wishes to inform those firms that need to submit complete applications for authorisations or variations of permissions, under MiFID II, by 3 July 2017 in order to be sure of having the necessary permissions by 3 January 2018.

July
2017

We would like to inform you that the House of Representatives voted on 14 July 2017 an extension to the definition of "Cyprus tax resident" for individuals.

July
2017

EBA published (i) its final draft regulatory technical standards ("RTS") on the information applicants shall provide to competent authorities when applying for authorisation as credit institutions, and (ii) its final draft implementing technical standards ("ITS") related to the templates to be used for the provision of such information.

July
2017

ESMA issued final Regulatory Technical Standards ("RTS") regarding the aggregation and publication of derivatives data by trade repositories ("TR"s).

July
2017

The European Central Bank ("ECB") presents the indicators about the use of Euro globally.

July
2017

The Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission ("CySEC") wishes to inform regulated entities about the Commission Delegated Regulation with regards to regulatory technical standards.

July
2017

The European Union’s attempt at creating a single rulebook covering financial-market activities and services is slated to take effect on Jan 3, 2018. The legislation replaces the decade-old Markets in Financial Instruments Directive, or MiFID.

June
2017

We would like to inform you that the Cyprus Tax Department has issued a notification which implements the provisions of the law which will allow taxpayers to arrange payment of any overdue taxes by installments.

June
2017

The European Securities and Markets Authority ("ESMA") published a consultation paper regarding its draft technical standards specifying the trading obligation for derivatives under the Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation ("MiFIR").

Publications


OCTOBER FRA Newsletter - Issue 38/2017
We would like to remind you about obtaining a Legal Entity Identifier ("LEI") before 3 January 2018, the implementation date for...
16 October 2017
OCTOBER FRA Newsletter - Issue 37/2017
The European Securities and Markets Authority ("ESMA") issued its final draft Regulatory Technical Standard ("RTS") implementing the trading obligation for derivatives...
09 October 2017
SEPTEMBER FRA Newsletter Issue 36/2017
The Joint Committee of the three European Supervisory Authorities ("EBA", "ESMA" and "EIOPA" - "ESAs") published specific guidelines for the prevention...
02 October 2017
SEPTEMBER FRA Newsletter Issue 35/2017
The Financial Services and Market Authority ("FASMA"), ESMA and ECB launch a new working group tasked with the identification and adoption...
25 September 2017
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