Newsletters


February
2018

The European Securities and Markets Authority ("ESMA"), has updated its transitional transparency calculations ("TTC") for equity and tick sizes under the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive ("MiFID II").

February
2018

The European Banking Authority ("EBA") published an updated list of credit institutions exempted from or subject to a higher cap on inflows in the calculation of Liquidity Coverage Ratio ("LCR") in accordance with the provisions laid down in the LCR Delegated Act.

January
2018

The European Securities and Markets Authority ("ESMA"), has published a call for evidence on potential product intervention measures relating to the provision of contracts for differences ("CFDs"), including rolling spot forex, and binary options to retail investors.

January
2018

The Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission ("CySEC") expands its Web Portal to include the Alternative investment Fund Managers ("AIFMs") and UCITS Management Companies through which they can submit digitally signed documents/letters to the CySEC.

January
2018

We would like to inform you that the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive ("MiFID II") is the framework of European Union legislation for investment intermediaries and the organised trading of financial instruments.

January
2018

Further to our Newsletters Issue 03/2017, 08/2017 and 11/2017 we would like to inform you that the House of Representatives voted on Wednesday an extension to the deadline for the submission of applications to enter into an arrangement for the payment of overdue taxes until 30/06/2018.

January
2018

We would like to inform you that the Cyprus Tax Department has issued on the 29th of December 2017 the Circular 219-VAT and on the 2nd of January 2018 the Circular 220-VAT, providing some important clarification in relation with the implementation of the New Law.

January
2018

We would like to inform you that as from 1st January 2018, the Gibraltar Financial Services (Distributed Ledger Technology Providers) Regulations 2017 (the "DLT Regulations") will come into force.

January
2018

The Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA") released a statement regarding the European Council's ("EC") confirmation that sufficient progress has been made to move to the second phase of negotiations related to transition and the framework for the future relationship between the UK and the European Union.

December
2017

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

Publications


MARCH iCAS Newsletter Issue 09/2019
The European Banking Authority ("EBA") published its annual Report on the convergence of supervisory practices in the EU.
19 March 2019
FEBRUARY iCAS Newsletter Issue 08/2019
The European Banking Authority ("EBA") published its final Guidelines specifying how institutions should quantify the estimation of loss given default...
12 March 2019
FEBRUARY iCAS Newsletter Issue 07/2019
The Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA"), has published near-final rules and guidance that will apply in the event the UK leaves...
04 March 2019
FEBRUARY iCAS Newsletter Issue 06/2019
The Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA") has announced the appointment of Wanda Goldwag as the new chair of the independent Financial...
25 February 2019
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