Yearly Archives: 2018

France – AMF MiFID II Asset Management

On 9 May, AMF updated rules regarding transposition of MiFID II. AMF updating rules (instructions, positions and recommendations) to reflect impact of transposition of MiFID II, and introduce new regime for asset management firms. Separation of regime of portfolio management firms, from that of investment firms. Portfolio firms cannot just provide the portfolio management service…
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China – Foreign Owned Futures

On 4 May, CSRC proposed foreign investments in futures firms. To enhance economic capability and competitiveness of China‚Äôs futures industry. Measures A foreign-invested futures company is defined futures company in which single or associated foreign shareholder holds more than 5% of the company's equity. Shareholders must have good international reputation, operating performance. Foreign investors are…
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Malaysia – BML Introduces Intraday Short Selling

On 16 April, BML introduced intraday short selling for investors. Implemented Intraday Short Selling (IDSS) for all investors to boost market liquidity. Framework Exchange has implemented a clear framework, to facilitate IDSS trades for investors. Under framework, investors will be able to sell securities first, and buy the securities later within trading day itself. IDSS…
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India – SEBI FPI Government Limits

On 12 April, SEBI updated FPIs investment limit in government debt. A sub-limit for investment by long term foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) in the infrastructure sector was created within corporate debt investment limit (CDIL). Revised Limits Decided to revise the CDIL and the limit for investment by FPIs in Government Securities and State development loans,…
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