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2020

31 DEC

Brexit Transition Ends

1 JAN

The Fifth Money Laundering Directive

2019

END OF 2019

PRIIPS: End of grandfathering period for UCITS

9 DEC

Senior Managers & Certification Regime (“SMCR”) Extension

1 DEC

New EU Prudential Regime

1 SEP

FCA Asset Management Reforms – Authorised Funds

BY 26 JUN

EC to submit a report to the EP and Council (see footnote 2 for report items)

29 MAR

Brexit Transition starts

2019

Capital Markets Union: Building blocks of CMU in place by end of the European Commission’s mandate in 2019

2019

Extension of the Senior Managers Regime to all firms authorised to provide financial services under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000

2018

END OF 2018

AIFMD: Hypothetical End of private placement regime in EU

22 OCT

ESMA is due to provide a second opinion on the functioning of the passport for EU AIFMS (see footnote 2)

1 JUL

FCA Office Move

15 JUN

FSCS Levy Exemption Response to FCA

25 MAY

GDPR

18 MAR

Transitional provision for depositaries ends. All appointed depositaries will be required to meet the requirements in UCITS V

1 MAR

EuVECA & EuSEF

3 JAN

MIFID II/MIFIR Data Available

1 JAN

Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Products (“PRIIP’s”)

2017

END OF OCT

First annual submission notifying breaches of the conduct rules required for staff included in the certification regime

22 JUL

The European Commission will start a review on the application and scope of the AIFMD

BY 26 JUN

Member states and firms to transpose and implement Fourth Money Laundering Directive (AMLDIV) and the Wire Transfer Regulation

7 MAR

(SMR) Application of FCA conduct rules to staff at relevant firms who are not within the SMR or certification regime, or deadline for firms to issue certificates for individuals who are under the certification regime

11 FEB

EMIR OTC derivative contracts that have been entered but are not outstanding must be reported onto a trade repositary

3 JAN

Provisions in MAR shall not apply until this date (see footnote 1)

1: Provisions in MAR that refer to organised trading facilities. SME growth markets, emission allowances or auctioned products based thereon shall not apply to any of these items until 3rd January 2017

2: The European Commission will submit a report to the EP and the Council: –

Assessing the conditions, specifications and procedures for the interconnection of central registers for beneficial ownership information of corporate and other legal entities via the EU central platform

Assessing the conditions, specifications and procedures for the interconnection of central registers for beneficial ownership information of trusts; and
on the implementation of MLD4