Newsletters


December
2017

The Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA") published its approach to authorisation and its approach to competition.

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").

Publications


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JULY iCAS Newsletter Issue 23/2018
Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission ("CySEC") wishes to inform the Regulated Entities about the requested information by CySEC. 
10 July 2018
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ESMA has published an opinion which sets out how central counterparties (CCPs) in the EU should consider in their internal...
02 July 2018
JUNE iCAS Newsletter Issue 21/2018
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