Mondaq UK: Finance and Banking
Maples and Calder
The European Commission is continuing to lay foundations for the development of the Capital Markets Union ("CMU") with the publication of a number of proposals on 12 March 2018.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
CFTC Commissioners urged European Union regulators to continue cross-border regulatory deference, notwithstanding the United Kingdom's exit from the EU ("Brexit").
Jones Day
Regulation (EU) 2017/2402, which lays down a general framework for securitisation and creates a specific framework for simple, transparent and standardised securitisation ("Regulation")...
On 8 February 2018 the EU Commission released a number of "Notices to Stakeholders" in relation to Brexit. These notices covered a wide range of sectors, including investment managers...
Pinsent Masons LLP
The European Commission has outlined a high level vision for a future EU-wide 'open banking' system.
Pinsent Masons LLP
The FCA issued a statement [26.02.18] that they intend to consult in 2018 on proposals to make information available on a wider range of individuals at authorised firms
Pinsent Masons LLP
Crowdfunding platforms will be able to provide their services across the whole of the EU via a system of regulatory 'passporting' under new laws proposed by the European Commission.
Covington & Burling
On September 14, 2017, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) confirmed that it was making a Market Investigation Reference (MIR) to the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) in relation to...
Pinsent Masons LLP
Regulatory technical standards on ‘strong customer authentication and common and secure open standards of communication' for payment services businesses have been formally written into EU law.
Pinsent Masons LLP
Action by financial services firms to improve gender and ethnic diversity in senior roles must accelerate in order to deliver the "culture change" sought by regulators, a financial services...
Our previous article "IFRS 9: What to expect of an expectation" generated significantly more interest and feedback than usual.
Clyde & Co
In December 2016, in the first major decision on LIBOR manipulation and interest rate derivative products, the High Court dismissed Property Alliance Group Limited's claims against the Royal Bank of Scotland.
Pinsent Masons LLP
A UK High Court judge has given Barclays the go-ahead to complete the ring-fencing of its retail banking activities into a new entity.
Pinsent Masons LLP
Welcome to the March edition of our Banks Briefing, a newsletter produced specifically for lawyers working for banks in the UK.
Pinsent Masons LLP
The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has defeated claims brought by a customer that wished to exit from an interest rate swap contract referenced ...
Baker & McKenzie
In April 2017, the FCA published a Discussion Paper ("DP") on DLT which sought views on the regulatory implications of DLT developments in financial markets and considered the potential ...
Pinsent Masons LLP
The FCA has announced that under regulations which came into force on 18 January 2018, the Office for Professional Body Anti Money Laundering Supervision (OPBAS) has begun its work.
Pinsent Masons LLP
It is in the "mutual interest" of both the UK and EU to incorporate financial services into the terms of a future trade deal once the UK leaves the trading bloc, the UK chancellor of the exchequer has said.
Travers Smith LLP
This chapter considers a number of structural and documentary legal issues to be considered by a fund that is thinking about entering into derivative transactions at fund level
TMF Group
Direct lending refers to the growing trend of non-bank lenders making loans to credit-hungry companies without the usual intermediary involvement.
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Pinsent Masons LLP
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.
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.
The Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) and the Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products (PRIIPs) Regulation rules went live in January this year.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
In December 2017, the UK Financial Reporting Council (the "FRC") proposed revisions to the UK Corporate Governance Code.
Jersey Finance Limited
On Thursday 23 June 2016, the British electorate voted to leave the European Union (EU). We are confident that Jersey's financial services industry will continue to be able to operate in both the UK and EU.
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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