Firms Must Act Now on 5MLD Compliance – Are You Ready?

Firms Must Act Now on 5MLD Compliance – Are You Ready?

On December 20, 2019 the UK Government quietly introduced the Fifth EU Money Laundering Directive (5MLD) into UK law, coming into force on January 10, 2020 – in other words, this Friday. The Directive was introduced as part of ‘The Money Laundering and Terrorist...
The Rocky Road to SFTR

The Rocky Road to SFTR

It’s 2020, and SFTR implementation day is just a few short months away. But the path has not been smooth – and concerns abound over the timing, with limited information yet available from the regulator and industry-wide testing barely underway. The regulation will...
ESMA Announces MiFID Scheduled Publication Dates for 2020

ESMA Announces MiFID Scheduled Publication Dates for 2020

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published its 2020 calendar of MiFID II/MiFIR relevant publications for the transparency regime and systematic internalisers’ tests, to assist market participants planning for the next 12 months. The calendar...