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EU Benchmark Regulation (“EU BMR”): Kicking the can down the road? The implications of the extension of the regulation

EU

Read our previous blogs on EU Benchmark Regulation here and the Third Country Regime here

The EU Benchmark Regulation (“EU BMR”) became effective on 1 January 2018 and seeks to increase the robustness and reliability of financial benchmarks and protect them from the type of manipulation that occurred during the financial crisis. Whilst the regulation was effective from 1 January 2018, the text includes transitional arrangements for existing EU and third country benchmark administrators, allowing these administrators to apply for authorisation any time before 1 January 2020.

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Posted on 16/04/2019 | 0 Comments

Climate change: the case for business regulation

Climate Change

The outlook for our planet is concerning. In October, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change published a report showing that many ecosystems have already changed due to global warming. Climate change will have a marked impact on human health, food security, water supply, human security, and economic growth. The scientific consensus is that time is running out.

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Posted on 09/04/2019 | 0 Comments