MiFID II: Six Months Later

MiFID II: Six Months Later

Author: NICSA It’s been more than half a year since the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) came into effect, and in that time, the legislation has fundamentally reshaped the financial landscape for EU firms, as well as non-EU firms that distribute products via affected intermediaries. “MiFID II has brought enormous complexity to asset…

GDPR Is Here: Are You Ready?

GDPR Is Here: Are You Ready?

Author: NICSA The General Data Protect Regulation (GDPR), in effect on May 25, has impacted funds, distributors, administrators and depositaries that come in contract with personal data of EU citizens, regardless of where they are based. NICSA members received details about the regulation, industry obligations and other practical guidance during a recent #WebinarWednesday session moderated…

GDPR: How New EU Data Protection Rules Will Impact US Fund Managers

GDPR: How New EU Data Protection Rules Will Impact US Fund Managers

Author: Susanne Weismüller, Senior Legal Adviser, ALFI Date: April, 2018 In 2016, the European Union adopted a revised and reinforced data protection framework, called the General Data Protection Regulation. Looking at the regulation’s material scope, it will apply from 25 May 2018 to all types of businesses, including the financial services and investment funds sector. The…

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