Final Regulatory Technical Standards (“RTS”)

The European Supervisory Authorities (“ESAs”) published the final Regulatory Technical Standards (“RTS”) in February, which supplement Regulation (EU) 2019/2088 (“SFDR”). The RTS specify further the content to be disclosed in respect of Financial Products (“FP”) and Financial Market Participants (“FMP”) as defined within SFDR. The European Commission is expected to endorse the RTS within 3


Funds Congress 2021

Funds Congress is the largest free to attend asset management conference in Europe, hosted by Carne, Dechert LLP and PwC. The event established in 2011 is usually held at London’s QEII Centre and features keynotes and panel sessions addressing the key themes that will define the year ahead in asset management. Every year, Funds Congress

International Women’s Day 2021 Celebration

Carne Group marked International Women’s Day on March 8th with a fireside chat with Dr Jean van Sinderen-Law. Jean is Associate Vice President, Director of European Relations and Public Affairs at University College Cork (UCC). She is a PhD Scientist, Former member of the Governing Authority of UCC and Senate of the National University of

Is Cryptocurrency an Investable Asset?

Over the last month or so, we have been gauging our clients’ views on whether cryptocurrencies could become eligible holdings in their portfolios in the near to medium term. This follows recent news that BlackRock has added bitcoin futures as a potential investment for two of its US funds as well as BNY Mellon’s announcement