Posts By: Natalie Silverman

BME Partners with CSS to Strengthen its Regulatory Service Suite

BME to offer financial services firms in Spain and Portugal a multi-regulation reporting platform Partnership brings a unique combination of local market presence and global coverage BME has partnered with Compliance Solutions Strategies (CSS), a leading RegTech platform provider, to offer a global regulatory reporting solution in Spain and Portugal. The combination of BME’s local … Continued

Compliance Solutions Strategies Acquires AMFINE

Combination Creates First Fully End-To-End Compliance Reporting Platform NEW YORK, September 10, 2020 – Compliance Solutions Strategies (“CSS”), a leading RegTech platform providing technology-driven solutions which enable financial services firms to meet mandatory regulatory compliance requirements, today announced the acquisition of AMFINE (“AMFINE”), a provider of SaaS-based regulatory reporting services to European asset managers, asset … Continued

Regulatory Changes to Sensitive Industries

The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting market volatility have led several governments to amend law and regulation in the context of sensitive industries (SI). SI refers to two distinct types of investment restrictions: 1) foreign direct investment (FDI) restrictions, often part of national security screenings of incoming foreign capital and 2) sector-specific … Continued

Global Short Selling Restrictions in a COVID-19 Economy

Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting lockdown of Wuhan, China on 23 January 2020, world markets have seen unprecedented swings, developed and developing countries alike have experienced severe economic damage, and regulators around the world have taken swift and significant actions in attempts to stave off further financial turmoil. For investment … Continued

Shareholder Disclosure: Low Notification Thresholds in Europe

Among the hundreds of threshold reporting rules throughout Europe that affect investment managers, a significant number apply to long or short positions of 1% or lower. And because the applicable rules are the local laws of wherever the issuer is based or listed, a market participant with exposure in various European issuers could be subject … Continued

Shareholder Disclosure: Long Holdings in Europe

Investment managers are subject to hundreds of threshold reporting rules throughout Europe, for long holdings, short selling, and dealing disclosures. The reason: applicable rules are the local laws of wherever the issuer is based or listed (and Europe is still far from fully harmonizing them). This map illustrates what the long position holder may face … Continued


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