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    HM Treasury launched a consultation on 22 July 2021 (Consultation), which outlined how the government intended to amend the UK’s money laundering regime to ensure that the UK continues to meet international standards, whilst also strengthening and ensuring clarity on how the UK’s anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing (AML/CTF) regime ...

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    The House of Commons Treasury Committee (TSC) has published its second report on the future of financial services regulation, considering the priorities for regulatory change. Its findings strike an unexpectedly cautious note, suggesting that the TSC sees the possibility of change as a costly prospective bonfire of investor protection rather ...

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    HMT has announced that it intends to proceed with its new Senior Managers & Certification Regime (SM&CR) for financial market infrastructures (FMIs). The new regime will be similar to the SM&CR for other regulated financial services firms, and will introduce a new era of personal responsibility for individuals within FMIs. ...

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    The FCA has sought to address the impact of the rising cost of living on consumers by writing to Chief Executives of over 3,500 lenders reminding them of the standards they are expected to uphold (the “Letter”). As consumers face increasing pressure, with the Institute of Fiscal Studies estimating that ...

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    The Government has announced that it is committing to reform the Consumer Credit Act 1974 (“CCA”), which regulates lending, including credit cards and personal loans. This reform is part of a drive to modernise legislation in this area, cutting costs for businesses and simplify rules for consumers. What is the ...

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  • 06/07/2022

    FCA: PS22/8: Protecting investors in authorised funds following the Russian invasion of Ukraine

    FCA: PS22/8: Protecting investors in authorised funds following the Russian invasion of Ukraine
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    06/07/2022
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    Further to CP22/8, FCA has published feedback and final rules and guidance. FCA is finalising the rules to facilitate the use of side pockets broadly as consulted on, with exceptions as set out in paragraph 1.15 of the PS. in Appendix 1. The new Handbook rules and guidance come into force on 11 July 2022.
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  • 06/07/2022

    FCA: Borrowers in financial difficulty

    FCA: Borrowers in financial difficulty
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    06/07/2022
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    FCA has published this research paper along with a press release urging consumers to contact their lender if they are struggling to make payments.
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  • 06/07/2022

    PRA: Statement on the recalculation of the transitional measure on technical provisions

    PRA: Statement on the recalculation of the transitional measure on technical provisions
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    06/07/2022
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    This statement highlights PRA's recent invitation to insurance firms to recalculate the transitional measure on technical provisions.
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  • 06/07/2022

    HMRC: Individuals holding cryptoassets - uptake and understanding

    HMRC: Individuals holding cryptoassets - uptake and understanding
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    06/07/2022
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    HMRC has published research on the cryptoasset market in the UK. The research sought to establish: the prevalence of owning cryptoassets; the types and amounts held; the platforms individuals use to buy cryptoassets.
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  • 06/07/2022

    EC: IFR Delegated Regulation

    EC: IFR Delegated Regulation
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    06/07/2022
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    Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2022/1159 of 11 March 2022 supplementing IFR with regard to regulatory technical standards for public disclosure of investment policy by investment firms has been published in the Official Journal.
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