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    Regzone Webinar Series

    13.05.2021

    This page contains news of upcoming webinars and recordings of recent CMS webinars, available to view on demand. Webinars are a convenient way to stay informed and hear from our legal experts. Webinars available on demand: 05.05.2021 Brexit webinar on UK authorisation for EU financial institutions - the end of ...

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    On 22 June 2021, HM Treasury (“HMT”) published its response (the “Consultation Response”) to its earlier consultation (the “Consultation”) in July 2020, announcing changes to legislation and the regulatory framework for approving financial promotions for unauthorised persons. 1. Background Currently, authorised firms may approve the financial promotions that are made ...

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    On 22 July 2021, HM Treasury published a consultation paper covering various proposed amendments to the UK’s anti-money laundering (AML) framework, including the potential removal of account information services (AIS) from the scope of the Money Laundering Regulations (MLRs). HM Treasury is also inviting feedback on the potential money laundering ...

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    HM Treasury is proposing to introduce a Senior Managers and Certification Regime (“SM&CR”) for financial market infrastructures (“FMIs”) to encourage effective governance, incentivise good behaviour and ensure employees give adequate oversight to the areas for which they are responsible. The deadline for responses is 22 October 2021. The FMIs covered ...

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    On 1 July 2021, HM Treasury published a consultation paper launching its Wholesale Markets Review, which is pitched as an opportunity to make the UK’s financial services rulebook “nimble and fit for purpose” following the UK’s departure from the EU. The consultation paper addresses a number of areas under the ...

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  • 04/08/2021

    EIOPA: Annual report on supervisory activities

    EIOPA: Annual report on supervisory activities
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    04/08/2021
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    EIOPA has published its annual report on supervisory activities undertaken in 2020, including Solvency II related issues, the further development of supervisory activities in the area of conduct risk, and the analysis of innovative technologies and their role in improving supervisory practices.
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  • 04/08/2021

    FCA: Interview with Nikhil Rathi on the Business Plan and transformation objectives

    FCA: Interview with Nikhil Rathi on the Business Plan and transformation objectives
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    04/08/2021
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    FCA has published a transcript of this Inside FCA podcast.
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  • 04/08/2021

    BIS: Quantifying the high-frequency trading “arms race”

    BIS: Quantifying the high-frequency trading “arms race”
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    04/08/2021
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    This BIS working paper is intended to provide a comprehensive measure of latency arbitrage. It notes that races are fast and frequent and that a large proportion of daily trading volume is in races (for the FTSE 100 index, about 22% of trading volume and 21% of trades are in races).
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