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  • Brexit update for financial services firms - week ending 1 June 2018

    This week in outline: There has been speculation as to how the UK proposals for financial services might evolve in the light of continued opposition from the EU. This has rekindled the debate about the UK as a ‘rule-taker’. A speech from the ECB has explained the central bankers’ perspective ...
  • Brexit update for financial services firms - week ending 25 May 2018

    This week in outline: HMG publications provided no more information about their proposals for financial services (see below). The Power Point used by the UK negotiating team avoided any specifics about FS. The extent of HMG’s vision in this sector remains unclear. Meanwhile, UK parliamentary scrutiny continues to be critical ...
  • Brexit update for financial services firms - week ending 18 May 2018

    This week in outline: Both the ECB and EIOPA published hard-line warnings about the need for preparations for a ‘no deal’ scenario; they put the onus on firms and emphasised that they could not yet rely on a transition period (or other transitionary arrangements) after 29/3/19. EIOPA highlights 14 areas ...
  • Brexit update for financial services - week ending 11 May 2018

    This was a quiet week for Brexit news in the financial services sector. Her Majesty’s Government has yet to publish any detailed information about the proposals that it has announced for EU/UK financial services after the UK leaves the single market. Detailed analysis of the impact of Brexit (by UK ...
  • Brexit update for financial services firms - week ending 4 May 2018

    Where we stand: The draft Withdrawal Agreement provides for a transition period from 29/03/19 to 31/12/20 during which the EU single market legislation, and its dual regulation coordination (DRC)/mutual recognition, would continue to apply to the UK. The UK has proposed (see Philip Hammond's speech of 7 March) that after ...
  • Brexit update for financial services firms 27 April 2018

    During this week, Andrew Bailey made a speech in support of the UK government’s financial services “mutual recognition” proposals (see the Chancellor’s speech of 7 March 2018) but these ideas were firmly rejected in speeches from the EU side. The EU position is that the future relationship will be based on the EU’s equivalence regime for third countries and not on bespoke mutual recognition arrangements....
  • Brexit update for financial services firms - week ending 20 April 2018

    BoE: Speech by Alex Brazier: Five years of macro prudential: regulating the Square Mile for all 94,000 square miles Text of this speech, given on 19 April 2018, follows. Topics include: post-crisis regulation; Brexit issues (including concerns over uncleared OTC derivative contracts) and the “unbundling” of bank services. Click here ...
  • Brexit update for financial services firms - week ending 12 April 2018

    ESAs: Joint Committee Risk Report The Joint Committee of the European Supervisory Authorities has published its Spring 2018 Report on risks and vulnerabilities in the EU financial system. The report warns against key risks for EU financial markets, Brexit, asset repricing and cyber-attacks. Click here to access report. On Brexit, ...
  • Temporary ‘Brexit permissions’ crown round of regulatory updates to ease impact on cross-border business

    On 20 December 2017, announcements from the PRA, the FCA, the Bank of England and the Treasury revealed a framework for approaching cross-border business in a post-Brexit world, with a particular focus on facilitating the business of EEA banks post-Brexit. Other firms affected by the day’s developments include insurers, designated ...
  • Brexit one year on: financial services

    Since the Brexit referendum, the UK’s financial services sector has moved relatively quickly to close out the risks to its business and clients. In stark contrast there has been little, if any, progress (despite much debate) in clarifying what will happen to the EU legal structure in which UK financial ...