With the implementation deadline of January 3, 2018 starting to loom over the horizon the FCA has started producing a series of consultation papers on MiFID II / MiFIR.
October 10, 2016
With financial services firms still coming to grips with the UK’s referendum result to leave the EU there continues to be a sense of a journey into the unknown.
October 03, 2016
The Competition and Markets Authority (the CMA) and the Financial Conduct Authority (the FCA) have both recently published significant papers for the consumer credit industry.
August 11, 2016
On June 23, 2016, the UK held its historic referendum concerning its future membership in the EU.
July 07, 2016
Even though the revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) and the Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation (MiFIR) have been delayed by a year
June 28, 2016
From June 1, 2016, certain UK financial institutions (defined below) and members of their global group will be restricted from entering into, or materially amending, ‘financial arrangements’ governed by the laws of a ‘third country’ (being a country that is not an EU Member State) unless their counterparties enable them to meet a new, UK-specific, “stay recognition requirement”.
May 23, 2016
On 15 December 2015, the FCA published its first consultation paper on the implementation of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) (Consultati
December 16, 2015
In recent years the FCA has levied significant fines on banks for having weak anti-money laundering controls.
October 30, 2015
On 14 October 2015, HM Treasury announced proposals to change the Senior Managers’ and Certification Regimes (SMCR) introduced by the Financial Services (Banking Ref
October 19, 2015
On 28 September 2015, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published final drafts of 28 technical standards that it is mandated to produce under...
October 06, 2015
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