Lexis®PSL Corporate weekly highlights—1 June 2017

Lexis®PSL Corporate weekly highlights—1 June 2017
Welcome to the weekly highlights from the Lexis®PSL Corporate team for the week ending 1 June 2017, which provide news updates and a comprehensive list of dates for your diary. This week’s edition features: Lexis®PSL Corporate and Market Tracker’s UK public M&A Trend Report update (1 Jan–30 Apr 2017); ESMA’s updated Q&As on the Market Abuse Regulation, AIFMD and UCITS; the EU’s agreement to revamp the EuVECA and EuSEF regulations; case analysis of a High Court decision concerning whether a provision in an option agreement could give the company’s board an absolute veto over the exercise of the option; analysis considering the introduction and impact of unexplained wealth orders; and analysis exploring the proposed beneficial ownership disclosure regime for overseas entities.

Headlines (News updates & analysis)

Market Tracker

UK public M&A Trend Report update (1 Jan–30 Apr 2017)

Lexis®PSL Corporate and Market Tracker has conducted research to examine the current trends in UK public M&A for the period 1 January 2017 to 30 April 2017. This report is an update to our previous Market Tracker Trend Report which reviewed trends in UK public M&A in 2016.

For details see News Analysis: UK public M&A Trend Report update (1 Jan–30 Apr 2017).

Equity capital markets

ESMA updates its Q&As on the Market Abuse Regulation

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has updated its Q&As on practical questions regarding the implementation of the Market Abuse Regulation. The updated Q&As include new answers regarding the disclosure of inside information related to Pillar II requirements, and the blanket cancellation of orders policy.

For details see news, LNB News 30/05/2017 120.

New ESMA Q&As on AIFMD and UCITS

ESMA has published updated Q&As on the application of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) and the Undertakings for the Collective Investment in Transferable Securities Directive (UCITS).

The AIFMD Q&As

Subscription Form

Related Articles:
Latest Articles:

Already a subscriber? Login
RELX (UK) Limited, trading as LexisNexis, and our LexisNexis Legal & Professional group companies will contact you to confirm your email address. You can manage your communication preferences via our Preference Centre. You can learn more about how we handle your personal data and your rights by reviewing our  Privacy Policy.

Access this article and thousands of others like it free by subscribing to our blog.

Read full article

Already a subscriber? Login