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EBA Publishes New Guidelines On Outsourcing For Institutions Applicable From 30 September 2019
On 25 February 2019, the European Banking Authority ("EBA") published its Final Report on the EBA Draft Guidelines on outsourcing arrangements, which were under consultation during the second half of 2018.
14 May 2019
FMA Publishes Guidance on ICOs and Token Classification
The Austrian Financial Market Authority (Finanzmarkt-aufsicht, FMA) has recently published guidelines on how it views Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) from a financial services regulatory perspective.
8 Oct 2018
Austria Adopts Statutory Outsourcing Regime For Credit Institutions
The Austrian parliament recently passed an amendment to the Austrian Banking Act (Bankwesengesetz – BWG), introducing a new statutory outsourcing regime for credit institutions applicable from 3 January 2018.
22 Nov 2017
What Is Fit&Proper? Challenges Under The New Joint Fit&Proper Guidelines Of ESMA And EBA
On 26 September 2017, the European Banking Authority ("EBA") and the European Securities and Markets Authority ("ESMA") published the final report of their joint guidelines on the assessment...
European Union
25 Oct 2017
The EU Capital Markets Union – New Prospectus Regulation Finally Published In Official Journal
On 30 June 2017, Regulation (EU) 2017/1129 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 June 2017 on the prospectus to be published when securities are offered to the public or admitted to trading...
European Union
4 Jul 2017
The EU Capital Markets Union - Mid-Term Review Of The Capital Markets Union Action Plan
In September 2015 the European Commission ("Commission") adopted an action plan on building a capital markets union (the "CMU") (the "CMU Action Plan").
European Union
22 Jun 2017
ECB Publishes Practical Fit And Proper Assessments Guide For Board Members Of Credit Institutions
On 15 May 2017, the ECB published a guide on fit and proper assessments (the "Fit and Proper Guide"), which reflects the result of a public consolidation launched by the ECB on 16 November 2016.
European Union
18 May 2017
The EU Capital Markets Union - Recent Developments On Venture Capital
On 16 December 2016, the Council of the European Union announced agreement on its negotiating stance in relation to the proposed regulation amending the European Venture Capital Funds ("EuVECA") Regulation ...
European Union
22 Feb 2017
The EU Capital Market Union - European Commission Establishes Expert Group To Develop Strategy On Sustainable Finance
On 28 October 2016, the European Commission decided to establish a High Level Expert Group on sustainable finance, one of the European Commission's primary objectives within the EU Capital Markets Union.
European Union
7 Nov 2016
EU Market Abuse Regulation Countdown - Are You Ready? Part III: Sanctions - Austria Publishes Draft Implementing Bill
The new EU market abuse regime will take effect across EU member states from 3 July 2016 onwards.
11 May 2016
EU Market Abuse Regulation Countdown - Are You Ready? Part II: Directors' And Senior Managers' Dealings
The new EU Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) will take direct effect across EU member states from 3 July 2016 onwards.
European Union
25 Apr 2016
New Disclosure Requirements For Shareholdings In Listed Companies – Five Things Investors Should Know
The Austrian Stock Exchange Act has recently been amended to significantly extend disclosure obligations for share holdings in listed companies.
13 Jun 2013
New Disclosure Requirements Create Challenges For Investors
The Stock Exchange Act has recently been amended to extend significantly disclosure obligations for shareholdings in listed companies.
22 Apr 2013
Financial Market Authority Tightens Insider Rules In New Compliance Regulation
On 31 January 2012, the Financial Market Authority (FMA) amended the compliance regulation (Amendment to the Emittenten-Compliance-Verordnung 2007, ECV 2007) introducing the concept of „compliance-relevant information".
20 Feb 2012
Legislative Proposal On New European Insider Dealing And Market Manipulation (Market Abuse) Framework
The legislative proposals by the European Commission of 20 October 2011 aim to replace and to extend the existing legal framework based on the Market Abuse Directive 2003/6/EC and to adapt it to market developments since 2003.
European Union
14 Nov 2011
Bondholders' Rights In Case Of Insolvency Restricted By 1874 Law
On October 20 2010 insolvency proceedings were opened against A-TEC Industries AG, the Austrian holding company of industrial group A-TEC.
9 Feb 2011
Council of the European Union Adopts Amendments to Prospectus Directive
The amendments to the Prospectus Directive aim to address deficiencies in the existing legal framework relating to securities prospectuses with a view of improving legal clarity and reducing burdens for issuers and intermediaries, while at the same time enhancing investor protection.
7 Nov 2010
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