Tag Archives: France

Herbert Smith Freehills edits and contributes chapters to Getting the Deal Through – Financial Services Litigation 2018

There has been a significant rate of global growth of litigation in the financial services sector following the 2008 global financial crisis. While the existence of financial services litigation is truly a global phenomenon, it has become apparent that the … Continue reading

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Filed under Africa, Announcements, Banking, European Regulation, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Sector Updates by Herbert Smith Freehills, UK Legislation, US

SFC and AMF sign MOU on mutual recognition of funds between Hong Kong and France

Last week, the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) of Hong Kong announced that it had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) of France on mutual recognition of funds (MRF) between Hong Kong and France. … Continue reading

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French anti-corruption developments: Sapin II law proposes new anti-corruption rules for businesses

France's finance minister Michel Sapin presented a proposal for a new law on transparency, anti-corruption measures and the modernisation of the economy to the Council of Ministers on 30 March 2016.

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A changing landscape: regulatory developments in the distribution of retail investment products – UK, France, Spain, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Switzerland, Russia, UAE and Hong Kong

Over the last 18 months, we have seen significant momentum in regulatory developments regarding the distribution of retail investment products, driven by calls at both national and European level to protect consumers better. This movement has been fuelled by the … Continue reading

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Filed under Europe, JURISDICTIONS, Middle East, Non-UK regulation, Regulatory Reform, Sector Updates by Herbert Smith Freehills, UK, UK Regulations