UK investment managers are becoming increasingly vocal in the Brexit debate, with the June referendum possibly marking a turning point for the industry.  These...

Following the announcement of a landmark deal on international cooperation over tax avoidance last week, Tuesday saw the signing of a transatlantic pact on...

JWG analysis. Fees and costs currently present themselves as the top controversial issues within the investment industry. The key challenges on this topic, bearing MiFID...

JWG analysis. Since the 2008 global financial crisis, there have been multiple bones of contention and areas of tussle between the regulators and members of...

JWG analysis. Regulators have given a huge boost to the small and medium enterprise (SME) markets under EuVECA, which aims to support the harmonisation and...

JWG analysis. “This regulation has the possibility to create a strong ecosystem for social enterprises across the union” In December 2011, the European Commission issued a...

JWG analysis. It may have taken five years and five regulatory agencies to bring about, but the final version of the Volcker rule has officially...

JWG analysis. Peer-to–peer lending has grown at a rapid rate in China over the last two years, with more than 2000 peer-to-peer platforms in operation. ...

JWG analysis. While the significant reforms of MiFID II, the BRRD, the SRM and the DGS stole the limelight on ‘Super Tuesday’, other significant legislation...

Today, a final version of the long-awaited Volcker Rule has been published by the five US agencies involved in its drafting.  The rule as...