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  • CMS - Focusing on Funds - Responsibility and Sustainability Matters

    12/09/2018
    This Focusing on Funds update looks at the developing hot topic of sustainable, responsible and impact investment (SRI) and why this matters for funds. Environmental, social and governance (ESG) and SRI issues have become an increasingly important part of the investment process and the relationship between fund managers and investors. ...
  • Brexit and the insurance sector - inform customers about Brexits impact on insurance contracts

    10/09/2018
    The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (“EIOPA”) provided an opinion on informing customers about the impact of the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union (“Opinion”). The Opinion is addressed to national competent authorities and aims at ensuring proper monitoring of insurance undertakings and insurance intermediaries when ...
  • Brexit update for financial services firms - week ending 31 August 2018

    05/09/2018
    The week in outline: This was a short and quiet week following the bank holiday. DExEU minister Dominic Raab gave evidence (to the HoL EU Committee) on the EU/UK negotiations and touched briefly on the financial services (FS) sector (see Document 1 below). He mentioned the bilateral arrangements that the ...
  • Brexit update for financial services firms - week ending 24 August 2018

    03/09/2018
    The week in outline: Her Majesty’s Government (HMG) published its first batch of technical notices on a ‘no deal’ Brexit scenario. The note on financial services (FS) (see Document 2 below) confirmed the legislative action being taken under the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (EUWA) (as explained in previous updates) ...
  • Brexit update for financial services firms - week ending 17 August 2018

    23/08/2018
    The week in outline: Her Majesty’s Treasury (HMT) published another draft statutory instrument (SI) under section 8 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (EUWA)[1]. This brings the number of published draft financial services SIs under section 8 to nine.[2] The Draft Deposit Guarantee Scheme and Miscellaneous Provisions (Amendment) (EU ...
  • Brexit update for financial services firms - week ending 10 August 2018

    20/08/2018
    The week in outline: This has been another quiet week. FCA published a “dear CEO” letter on business models and legal entity structures (see Document 1 below): “We [the FCA] are aware that some authorities elsewhere in Europe have set out specific requirements as regards business models. We are open ...
  • FCA announces the creation of the Global Financial Innovation Network

    13/08/2018
    On 7 August 2018, the Financial Conduct Authority (the “FCA”) has, in collaboration with 11 financial regulatory and related organisations, announced the creation of the Global Financial Innovation Network (“GFIN”). The creation of the GFIN builds on the FCA’s proposal to create a ‘global sandbox’, which was announced earlier this ...
  • Brexit update for financial services firms - week ending 3 August 2018

    10/08/2018
    The week in outline: This has been a quiet week. Michel Barnier made a further statement about the UK’s White Paper proposals for the future EU/UK relationship. On 10 July 2018, two days before the publication of the White Paper, Barnier delivered a speech at the European American Chamber of ...
  • FCA proposes changes to rules for Crowdfunding Platforms

    27/07/2018
    Following on from the sector review started in December 2016, the Financial Conduct Authority announced today that it would be consulting on new rules for loan-based crowdfunding platforms. The Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) announced today that it will be consulting on new rules for loan-based crowdfunding platforms (also referred to ...
  • Brexit update for financial services firms - week ending 27 July 2018

    27/07/2018
    The week in outline: On 24th July the UK Government published a White Paper (see Document 1 below) explaining the domestic legislation which would implement the proposed UK/EU Withdrawal Agreement (the ‘WA’). The draft WA deals with various issues, but there are no sector-specific arrangements for financial services (‘FS’). For ...