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This Practice Note summarises the new capital markets recovery package of measures proposed by the European Commission in July 2020 to address the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The package makes targeted amendments to the Prospectus Regulation (EU) 2017/1129, the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive 2014/65/EU (MiFID II), the Securitisation Regulation (EU) 2017/2402, and the Capital Requirements Regulation (EU) 575/2013 (CRR), with the aim of enabling capital markets to more easily support European businesses in recovering from the crisis caused by coronavirus.
On 24 July 2020, the European Commission adopted a capital markets recovery package as part of its overall coronavirus (COVID-19) recovery strategy. The Commission had already proposed a targeted banking package in April 2020 to facilitate lending to households and businesses throughout the EU (for more information, see Practice Note: Coronavirus (COVID-19)—targeted EU banking package). The capital markets recovery package is intended to make it easier for capital markets to help businesses in the EU to recover from the crisis, by making targeted changes to capital market rules to encourage greater investments in the economy, allow for the rapid re-capitalisation of companies and increase banks’ capacity to finance the recovery.
The package contains targeted changes to the Prospectus Regulation, MiFID II, and rules relating to securitisation contained within the Securitisation Regulation as well as the CRR. When
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The Public Private Partnership (PPP) models are a popular way for governments to involve private investment, expertise and risk in procuring infrastructure, with the potential to deliver a project more efficiently and economically. One of the most popular PPP models for procuring infrastructure
Tipping off and prejudicing an investigationIt would undermine the benefit to the authorities if, a suspicious activity report (SAR) having been made, the alleged offender were to be made aware of the interest in their activities so that they could take steps to cover up their misdeeds or disappear.
LiabilityFalse imprisonment consists of the complete deprivation of liberty without a lawful basis. Claims will in practice be made against a public body that exercises detention powers, usually a local police force, the Secretary of State for the Home Department or the Secretary of State for
This Practice Note is an archive of news from the Loan Market Association (LMA) on LMA documentation and related topics. It covers LMA updates from early 2013 to January 2016. For the latest LMA developments since January 2016, see Practice Note: Loan Market Association (LMA)—latest news on
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