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  EU27 countries met last Saturday for a Special Meeting of the European Council in Brussels, where they endorsed the Brexit withdrawal agreement presented by negotiators of both the EU and the UK.   In the published political declarations, the future relationship between the EU and the UK in terms of Financial Services that the

On November 8 2018, European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) published a Joint Consultation paper on draft amendments to the Commission Delegated Regulation 2017/653 (RTS) in relation to the PRIIPs Regulation (UE No 2014/1286). This follows the requirement to proceed with a review of the PRIIPs Regulation in 2018 and feedback provided by market participants on the need

On September 3, 2018 the ECON Committee of the European Parliament adopted its final report on the European Commission proposal for Regulation on Pan-European Pension Products (PEPP). This is a major step in providing EU citizens with new options for good-value and safe voluntarily supplementary pensions. The ECON report stems from the discussions held during

On September 11, 2018, the European Parliament (EP) has adopted a Resolution on relationships between the EU and third countries concerning financial services regulation and supervision. This Resolution results of different legislative works or reports on the functioning of the financial supervision including the revision of the roles of the ESAs on one side and

InReg Opinion – CSSF Circular 18/698 On 23 August 2018 CSSF published Circular 18/698, a long-waited Circular on the organizational requirements of management companies and AIFMs by the fund industry in Luxembourg. For sure it’s not a coincidence that six days later the CSSF 2017 annual report also underlined a number of deficiencies at management

On July 18, 2018 Insurance Europe published two position papers on the PRIIPs Regulation, pointing out the implementation challenges faced by insurance companies and calling the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) to provide clarifications on specific issues. InReg has followed up with our own White Paper summarising the key elements and offering an overview of possible