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Shearman & Sterling LLP
On March 16, 2018, the European Commission opened an exploratory consultation on implementing the final aspects of Basel III into EU law, which will require changes to the Capital Requirements ...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On March 12, 2018, the European Commission published legislative proposals for a new EU covered bonds framework. The legislative package consists of a proposed Directive ...
Stevens & Bolton LLP
The Payment Services Regulations amends and sits alongside the existing Consumer Rights Regulations 2012.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Any planning must take into account how relevant forthcoming legal and regulatory changes are likely to affect the firm.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The European Banking Authority issued an Opinion in October 2017, dealing with a number of policy issues related to the expected relocation of certain businesses from the U.K. into other EU member states prior to Brexit.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The negotiations have so far proceeded in phases, with phase one being concluded2. It is expected that the transitional arrangements for Brexit will be formalized at a summit scheduled for 22–23 March.
Pinsent Masons LLP
I would like to share the next edition of our fortnightly briefing with you, designed to offer an overview of the latest business issues in investment management.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On March 12, 2018, the Banking Standards Board published the "BSB Statement of Principles for Strengthening Professionalism – The role of the firm," which is a guiding statement of principles ...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On March 16, 2018, the Bank of England published a report entitled "Stress testing in the U.K. banking system: key elements of the 2018 stress test," providing details of the Annual Cyclical Scenario ...
24% of professional investors see the traditional banks as biggest challenge facing private debt funds ...
Osborne Clarke
MiFID II, which has been more than 7 years in the making, was brought into force on 3 January 2018.
In a Final Notice that showcases the importance the FCA places on the role of Chair, the FCA has banned former Co-op Bank Chair Paul Flowers from the financial services industry.
Stephenson Harwood
On 22 August 2017, Vanquis Bank Limited ("Vanquis") confirmed that it was co-operating with an investigation by the Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA")...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Market and media commentary since the U.K.'s EU referendum has made clear that most international (particularly non-EU) institutions currently based in the U.K. have a preference ...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
With a little ingenuity, it is possible for firms to avoid moving meaningful business to the EU-27. There are a number of workarounds.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Contingency planning for Brexit by U.K. financial institutions should aim to mitigate the risk of unexpected breaks in the provision of financial services to EU customers.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The U.K. is due to leave the European Union on March 29, 2019, although it is proposed there is a transitional period for 18 months 2 years after that whereby the U.K. effectively remains within the EU ...
Stephenson Harwood
Court Of Appeal Hands Down Landmark Judgment In Property Alliance Group Limited v The Royal Bank Of Scotland plc.
Stephenson Harwood
In a recent decision, the English Court has considered whether, following an Event of Default, it was open to the Determining Party under an ISDA Master Agreement to re-make a determination of the Close-Out Amount...
Pinsent Masons LLP
The European Commission has launched infraction proceedings against the UK in respect of VAT treatment of certain commodity derivatives traded under the Terminal Markets Order (TMO).
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New regulatory technical standards on ‘strong customer authentication and common and secure open standards of communication', which will apply under the EU's second Payment Services Directive (PSD2), ...
Google 'fintech' and you will get nearly 10 million results. Googling 'insuretech' brings up around 136,000. It seems that the techies don't fancy my old industry.
On 7 September 2016, the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority announced new whistleblowing rules for banks, building societies, credit unions and some investment and insurance firms, in response to public demand for greater banking accountability.
Pinsent Masons LLP
The consultation closes on 21 September 2017, and the FCA expects to publish its new rules early next year.
Pinsent Masons LLP
The policy forms part of a formal risk management and governance framework for algorithmic trading, published by the PRA for consultation.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
In December 2017, the UK Financial Reporting Council (the "FRC") proposed revisions to the UK Corporate Governance Code.
Pinsent Masons LLP
The FCA's new webpage contains its ideas for a global sandbox [14.02.02]. Its current sandbox only allows firms to test their ideas in the UK.
Pinsent Masons LLP
The European Commission has outlined a high level vision for a future EU-wide 'open banking' system.
Baker & McKenzie
Financial data is one of the most attractive data sets for hackers, so financial institutions are at a high risk of being attacked. The consequences of an attack can be severe.
It is already becoming clear that many of the themes and trends that dominated the asset management and investment funds agenda in 2017 ...
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