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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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Future Dates

* Estimated date

  • *31 October 2019

    Exit date is:

    •  31 October 2019 if the UK holds European Elections, but UK Parliament has not ratified the WA before that date; or
    •  The 1st day of the month after ratification if UK Parliament ratifies the WA before October 2019.

  • 1 December 2019

    End of four-year transitional period for RTS on risk-mitigation techniques for OTC derivatives contracts not cleared by a CCP under EMIR.

  • 31 December 2019

    Following PRA's policy statement (PS10/17) - operational continuity firms are expected to submit the template (PRA109) 45 business days after the first reporting period ending 31 December.

News Wizard

  • 23/08/2019

    BIS: Bank failure management - the role of deposit insurance

    BIS: Bank failure management - the role of deposit insurance
    News Date:
    23/08/2019
    News Text:
    This BIS working paper discusses how deposit insurance schemes can complement bank insolvency and resolution frameworks and expand the toolbox for bank failure management.
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  • 23/08/2019

    FCA: Claims management companies - advertising

    FCA: Claims management companies - advertising
    News Date:
    23/08/2019
    News Text:
    FCA's press release notes that, since it took over regulation of claims management companies in April 2019, it has reviewed over 200 advertisements in various media and found widespread poor-practice (set out in the press release). FCA states that claims management companies must do more to ensure their promotions do not mislea...
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  • 23/08/2019

    The Pensions Regulator: Compliance and enforcement

    The Pensions Regulator: Compliance and enforcement
    News Date:
    23/08/2019
    News Text:
    The Pensions Regulator has published its Q2 2019 quarterly bulletin.
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  • 22/08/2019

    FCA: PPI

    FCA: PPI
    News Date:
    22/08/2019
    News Text:
    FCA's press release reminds consumers of the PPI complaints deadline (29 August 2019) and notes highlights from the latest set of PPI data.
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