Monthly Archives: September 2018

Regulators Send Reminders About Short Selling

Earlier this month, the French regulator, Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) issued a reminder to the market about bearish speculation provisions in its short selling regulations. Specific to their call-out was the dissemination of bearish speculation via the internet and social networks. We are reminded on a fairly regular basis how share prices and markets…
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Hong Kong – SFC Issues Updated FAQs on REITS

On 28 September 2018, the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong issued updates on Frequently Asked Questions and Guidance on Authorization Process and Documentary Requirements relating to Real Estate Investment Trusts.
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Italy – CONSOB AIF Shareholding Paper

On 24 September 2018, Consob issued paper on hedge fund shareholdings. Harmonization of regulations on collective investment schemes (CIS), with UCITS regulation, AIFM directive, has expanded the area of operation of asset managers. Alternative investment funds are emerging as increasingly relevant shareholders. In light of such market development, the paper explores the interaction of the…
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