If you want to stay up-to-date on the latest developments in the world of risk and regulation, the Regulation Tomorrow podcast is for you.
Each month, our team of lawyers, risk consultants and government relations and public policy strategists will discuss recent news and emerging trends to help you keep track of the evolving and increasingly complex global financial services regulatory environment.
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Episode 1: The end of the transition period is fast approaching, and much of the future UK-EU relationship is yet to be decided, leaving many in financial services eagerly wondering what will happen next. In the first episode of the Regulation Tomorrow podcast, Jonathan Herbst, Global Head of Financial Services at Norton Rose Fulbright, provides an update on the status of the negotiations and gives his views on what’s next for financial services firms. He’s joined by Imogen Garner, who discusses the hot topics in the asset management space and Hannah Meakin, who looks at the world of market infrastructure. Both will be casting an eye on what may lie ahead.
Episode 2: In this episode, we run through the top news stories of the last month, before catching up with Global Head of Financial Services, Jonathan Herbst, for another update on Brexit. We also hear from Caroline Herkströter, partner in our Frankfurt office, who will be discussing the German position on reverse solicitation. Finally, we chat with Lisa Lee Lewis, Head of Advisory in our Risk Consulting practice, who provides an insight into the findings of our recent global operational resilience survey. Stay tuned to the end of that section for details on how to obtain a copy of the report.
Episode 3: After running through the top news stories of the last month, Jonathan Herbst provides the latest update on the Brexit negotiations. We then speak to Helen Taylor, partner in our Sydney office, and John Coley, Head of Risk Consulting, EMEA, who discuss the fair treatment of vulnerable customers and how this is being dealt with in their regions. Finally, we talk to Katie Stephen and Sonya Zywko from our disputes team, who discuss the latest hot topics in enforcement.
Episode 4: Jonathan Herbst gives a quick update on Brexit before examining the short selling restrictions on GameStop in the US from a UK market abuse perspective. We’re delighted to be joined by Carole Begent, General Counsel and Head of Enforcement and Competition at the Payment Systems Regulator, who discusses the year ahead with our own payments professional Albert Weatherill. We also hear from Joseph Williams, a partner in Washington, DC, who takes a look at insider trading cases brought by the CTFC, and tax partner Michael Alliston, who flags a tax regulation that may have gone under the radar of many financial services businesses.
Regulation Tomorrow Plus - The Conduct Healthcheck: John Coley, Head of Risk Consulting for EMEA, and Iain Hawthorn, a senior manager in the same team, discuss the Conduct Healthcheck and the related summary report, which is due to be published this week.
Episode 5: We speak to Etelka Bogardi, a partner in our Hong Kong office, on ESG initiatives in the region; Albert Weatherill and Hannah Meakin from our London office provide an extended FinTech update, including a look at the recent Khalifa review; and Mayling Blanco, a partner in our New York office, discusses recent and forthcoming enforcement actions brought by the Department of Justice in the US.
Regulation Tomorrow Plus - The FCA's whistleblowing publications: Jonathan Herbst and Katie Stephen, partners in our London office, discuss this week's whistleblowing publications by the FCA and what this might mean for financial services firms.
Episode 6: This month we take a look at the Woolard Review in the UK with Matthew Gregory, who focusses on the implications for the buy-now-pay-later sector. We also hear from Kevin Harnisch, a partner in our Washington DC office, on SEC actions relating to environmental social governance, and speak to Claudine Salameh, a partner in Sydney, who discusses the upcoming regulatory reform storm set to hit Australia’s shores later this year.
Regulation Tomorrow Plus – Spotlight on Product Governance: In this episode, Katie Stephen,
John Coley, Iona Wright and Iain Hawthorn shine a spotlight on this regulatory hot topic. The FCA recently published a review into product governance under MiFiD 2, giving some wide ranging recommendations to authorised fund managers that will also be of relevance to MiFID investment firms more broadly; while at European level, we have seen firms transitioning to interim version 3.1 of the European MiFID template (or EMT), published on February 12, with an aim to assist compliance with level 1 of the EU Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (known as the SFDR).
Regulation Tomorrow Plus - CP21/9: Changes to UK MIFID's conduct and organisational requirements: Jonathan Herbst, Imogen Garner, Hannah Meakin and Matthew Gregory discuss the FCA's recent consultation paper, CP21/9, which is proposing changes to UK MIFID's conduct and organisational requirements.
Episode 7: We speak to Celia Cohen in New York about recent enforcement trends in the US; hear from Anna Carrier in Brussels on the new European commodities regime; and welcome Jeffrey Mushens from trade body TISA, who discusses MiFID costs and charges with Matthew Gregory and Joe Bamford from our London office.