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Second time lucky: pre-pack reform in the UK

On 8 October 2020, the Insolvency Service published the outcome of its review of industry reforms to pre-pack sales in administration and made recommendations which will impact the way in which pre-pack sales to connected parties in particular operate in the UK in the future. Please see full Publication below for more information....By: Hogan Lovells
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Hogan Lovells | Oct 29,2020 |

Funds and asset management regulatory news, October 2020 # 4

AIFMD review: European Commission consultation - The European Commission has launched a consultation questionnaire relating to its review of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD)....By: Hogan Lovells
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Hogan Lovells | Oct 26,2020 |

Private credit: Open-end and closed-end structures with overlapping investment mandates

Increasingly, private credit fund managers are seeking to adopt dynamic fund structures utilizing open-end and closed-end vehicles investing side by-side to appeal to competing investor demands for liquidity on the one hand, and returns, on the other. In this article, we consider this trend in brief, what is driving it, and we examine some of the issues sponsors must consider to implement these structures successfully. Please see full Publication below for more information....By: Hogan Lovells
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Hogan Lovells | Oct 23,2020 |

Funds and asset management regulatory news, October 2020 # 3

ESMA guidelines on liquidity stress testing in UCITS and AIFs: FCA comment - Among other things covered in its latest Regulation round-up, the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) comments on the European Securities and Markets Authority's guidelines on liquidity stress testing (LST) in UCITS and alternative investment funds (AIFs)....By: Hogan Lovells
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Hogan Lovells | Oct 20,2020 |

China reveals the Provisions on Unreliability Entity List

On 19 September 2020, China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) published the Provisions on the Unreliable Entity List (Order No.4 of 2020) (provisions), which immediately came into effect. It has been over one year since MOFCOM first introduced the idea of the Unreliable Entity List (UEL) at the end of May 2019....By: Hogan Lovells
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Hogan Lovells | Oct 16,2020 |

SEC proposes narrow broker-dealer registration exemption for finders

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed a new exemptive order on Wednesday, October 7, which would exempt certain “finders” from broker-dealer registration under Section 15(a) of the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the Exchange Act) that, if adopted, would provide a degree of clarity for intermediaries seeking to assist certain small and emerging private companies with capital formation. Please see full Publication below for more information....By: Hogan Lovells
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Hogan Lovells | Oct 15,2020 |

Funds and asset management regulatory news, October 2020 # 2

Climate-related disclosures for asset managers and FCA-regulated pension schemes: FCA correspondence - Correspondence about climate-related disclosure requirements for asset managers and UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) regulated pension schemes, between Christopher Woolard, FCA Interim Chief Executive......By: Hogan Lovells
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Hogan Lovells | Oct 13,2020 |

At last the EU foreign direct investment screening becomes fully applicable

The long-awaited application of the European Union (EU) Regulation on a framework for the screening of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the EU started yesterday, 11 October 2020. It is still early days to anticipate how the EU rules will be implemented in practice by the member states and the European Commission, and what impact will lie ahead in national FDI vetting proceedings....By: Hogan Lovells
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Hogan Lovells | Oct 12,2020 |

M&A transactions: environmental insurance for contaminated sites

The allocation of risks arising from contaminated sites, irrespective of their location worldwide, is a frequent point of discussion in M&A transactions in the chemical industry. The economic risk is high (examination, decontamination, business interruption, liability to third parties)....By: Hogan Lovells
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Hogan Lovells | Oct 07,2020 |

Funds and asset management regulatory news, October 2020

Draft Bearer Certificates (Collective Investment Schemes) Regulations 2020 - A draft version of the Bearer Certificates (Collective Investment Schemes) Regulations 2020 have been published, together with an explanatory memorandum....By: Hogan Lovells
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Hogan Lovells | Oct 06,2020 |
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