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LIBOR cessation: demystifying the switch to risk-free rates

How much of a claim must have been first conciliated?

When can employers challenge claims in the Employment Tribunal for failure to carry out early conciliation: King & Wood Mallesons report

11 October 2016
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Commission and holiday pay: Court of Appeal uphold EAT decision

The Court of Appeal rule in Lock v British Gas holiday pay case: King & Wood Mallesons update

10 October 2016
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Employers’ obligations to breastfeeding mothers: case update

Breastfeeding mothers succeed in indirect discrimination claim against their employer: King & Wood Mallesons report

10 October 2016

Whistleblowing in UK branches of overseas banks – the duty to inform

PRA and FCA consult on whistleblowing rules for UK branches of overseas banks

New rules on references in the regulated financial services sector

The FCA and PRA publish final rules on references in the regulated financial services sector

France moves to attract UK fund managers

The French regulator has established a programme to encourage UK based fund managers to establish a base in France and access the EU single market

07 October 2016
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Draft EMIR margin rules approved providing 6 months reprieve for intragroup derivatives trades

The European Commission has approved draft EMIR margin rules and provide 6 months reprieve for intragroup derivatives trades

05 October 2016
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Mandatory Trading in Derivatives under MiFID II

MiFID II introduces a mandatory trading requirement for certain MiFID derivatives contracts to be traded on prescribed trading venues.

03 October 2016
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The AIFMD’s “third country passport”

The AIFMD’s “third country passport” may be available in some non-EU countries relatively soon, but questions remain on how to opt in and what happens to National Private...

30 September 2016
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Government proposes to narrow scope of "advising on investments" regulated activity

HM Treasury is consulting on aligning the UK definition of regulated financial advice with that in MiFID.

29 September 2016
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Narrowing of exemptions under MiFID II

MiFID II makes various adjustments to the exemptions under MiFID I, largely with the aim of tightening the regime and increasing investor protection.

26 September 2016
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Cyprus modernises its fund rules

Cyprus as a destination for private equity, and as an answer to “Brexit, Passporting, BEPS and other challenges"

23 September 2016
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