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The clearer view on financial services regulation

RegZone provides you with expert analysis and daily news from the fast-changing world of European financial institution regulation.  Created by CMS regulatory lawyers for those working in banking and finance, insurance, funds and asset management and securities and derivatives.  Sign up here for events, news digest and alerts (relevant to your areas of interest).

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Latest Reports

  • Europe from space

    With the start of negotiations on the future EU/UK relationship, RegZone is launching a weekly update on Brexit developments for financial services firms. The weekly updates provide analysis and commentary on significant developments during the week in question. The updates will be supplemented by occasional thematic reports. A daily digest ...

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    On 19 April 2018, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) held their second Insight lecture in London on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning. The FCA’s Insight website was launched in 2016 as a platform to exchange ideas and thinking behind regulations and to make regulators more accessible to the public. ...

  • Europe from space

    With the start of negotiations on the future EU/UK relationship, RegZone is launching a weekly update on Brexit developments for financial services firms. The weekly updates provide analysis and commentary on significant developments during the week in question. The updates will be supplemented by occasional thematic reports. A daily digest ...

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    The Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht, "BaFin") confirmed the applicability of the exemption of section 2 para. 6 (1) n°8 German Banking Act (Kreditwesengesetz, "KWG") to investment intermediaries within the meaning of section 34f German Commercial and Industrial Regulation Code (Gewerbeordnung, "GewO") transmitting customer orders via a chain ...

  • circuit board

    On 9 April 2018, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published its Business Plan 2018/19 (link), in which it identified cryptocurrencies as one of its cross-sector priorities for the year ahead. Shortly before, on 6 April 2018, the FCA also published a statement on cryptocurrency derivatives and their regulatory status under ...

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Future Dates

* Estimated date

  • 16 May 2018

    16.05.2018- Deadline for consultation responses to CP6/18 (country UK)

  • 25 May 2018

    General Data Protection Regulation applies from 25 May 2018.

  • *Spring 2018

    Bank of England suggests Shari'ah compliant deposit facility may be in place by this period. This follows from the April 2017 BoE consultation on Shari'ah compliant liquidity facilities.

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