Newsletters


August
2017

The European Securities and Markets Authority ("ESMA") published its first three opinions on position limits regarding commodity derivatives under the Market in Financial Instruments Directive and Regulation ("MiFID II/MiFIR").

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.

Publications


DECEMBER iCAS Newsletter Issue 47/2017
The Joint Committee of the three European Supervisory Authorities (EBA, EIOPA and ESMA - "ESAs") published draft regulatory technical standards ("RTS"). ...
11 December 2017
NOVEMBER iCAS Newsletter Issue 46/2017
The European Securities and Markets Authority ("ESMA") published the results of its Peer Review of the Guidelines on certain aspects of...
04 December 2017
Cyprus VAT Yacht Leasing Scheme
We would like to inform you that the Tax Department of the Republic of Cyprus has issued on 25 November...
29 November 2017
NOVEMBER iCAS Newsletter Issue 45/2017
The European Banking Authority ("EBA") published its sixth updated list of capital instruments that Competent Authorities across the EU have...
27 November 2017
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