In this blog post, we round-up forthcoming developments in the UK and at EU and International levels in financial services regulation which are expected for February 2021.

1 Feb
2 Feb
  • European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) to deliver, by this date, Implementing Technical Standards (ITS) on forms, templates and procedures for marketing requirements, fees and charges, and information about alternative investment funds (AIFs) and Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities (UCITS) being marketed under the EU Directive and Regulation on cross-border distribution of investment funds
  • Deadline for responses to Commission targeted consultation on review of EU CSDR
3 Feb
4 Feb
  • Deadline for responses to FCA Quarterly CP – CP20/23 – including expectations for temporary, long-term absences (in consultation with PRA); references to collective investment schemes (CIS) being able to issue bearer certificates; amendments to scope of COBS 4.5.12 and COBS 4.5.15; changes to minimum levels of professional indemnity insurance (PII) cover; transposing Art 1(16) of the Bank Recovery and Resolution Fund Directive II (BRRD II); and FCA recognition of Global Precious Metals Code
5 Feb
7 Feb
8 Feb
10 Feb
11 Feb
15 Feb
17 Feb
18 Feb
19 Feb
21 – 26 Feb
23 Feb
25 Feb
26 Feb
27 Feb
28 Feb
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