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  • The regulatory FinTech Sandbox - a global review

    A regulatory FinTech Sandbox (“Sandbox”) provides a framework for businesses within the financial technology (“FinTech”) industry to test and create innovative and dynamic products, technologies and business models around the globe. In this article, originally published in Compliance and Risk Journal (Volume 9, Issue 1), Sam Robinson, Susann Altkemper and ...
  • UK/EU financial services after Brexit - how will this impact UK firms?

    Overview Single market mutual recognition (such as passporting) will cease to apply as between the UK and the EU/EEA at the end of the current transitional period. In this article, we look at the opening salvos in the negotiation of the new EU/UK relationship and consider how this will impact ...
  • Insurance 2020: The Customer Lens

    Protecting consumers is one of the FCA’s statutory objectives and protection of insurance customers has always been a key priority for the FCA. However, there is a palpable sense that there will be an even greater shift towards this in 2020 - heralded in part by the promise of a ...
  • Germany: BaFin provides Guidance on the German Anti-Money Laundering Act with special focus on insurance companies

    In December 2018, the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (“BaFin”) published its general Guidance on the construction and application of the German Anti-Money Laundering Act ("GwG"). This Guidance was addressed to all persons and companies who are subject to GwG. On 31 January 2020, BaFin published further Guidance with special ...
  • UK/EU financial services after Brexit - the new framework for regulation

    This is the second in a series of articles looking at the regulatory framework for financial services after Brexit. The new framework will have four main sources which we will look at in turn. These are: The UK/EU Free Trade Agreement; The regulatory regime in the host state – partly ...
  • UK/EU financial services after the UK’s exit from the single market– the story so far

    Introduction This is the first in a series of articles looking at the regulatory framework for UK/EU financial services after the UK exits from the EU’s single market. Following the UK’s departure from the EU last week, the relationship between the UK and the EU is now governed by the ...
  • Countdown to Brexit: UK renews its Temporary Permissions Regimes for firms and funds from 31 December 2020

    New legislation that will come into force immediately before Brexit this Friday will ensure that the UK’s temporary permissions regimes (“TPRs”) for firms and funds will apply from 31 December 2020, once the Transition Period has ended. This move should ensure that any EEA firms or funds which have not ...
  • Insurance 2020: The Belgian perspective

    The Belgian insurance market in 2020 will be Brexit-focused. UK insurers and brokers who moved their European operations to Belgium have been waiting for exit day before pulling the trigger and switching their Brexit planning to live and finalising their Brexit implementation plans. The Belgian regulators, the National Bank of ...
  • Insurance 2020: Impact of Brexit on the Luxembourg insurance sector

    The UK’s decision to leave the European Union led insurance companies established in the UK to consider other options, such as relocating their place of business to continental Europe. In the midst of this contingency planning, Luxembourg emerged as a popular jurisdiction. The stability of its government, its triple A ...
  • Insurance 2020: Operational Resilience to Recovery & Resolution - A paradigm shift in the regulation of financial stability

    Post Lehman, regulators all over the world introduced legislative measures to prevent banks being “too big to fail”. Now the regulatory net is being more widely cast across the financial services industry to ensure it remains operationally resilient in the face of deep and fast-moving change.