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  • The regulatory FinTech Sandbox - a global review

    19/02/2020
    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?

    14/02/2020
    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 ...
  • ESMA proposal for the postponement of the entry into force of CSDR settlement discipline measures

    10/02/2020
    On 4 February, ESMA published its final report (the “ESMA’s Report”) with new draft regulatory technical standards on the postponement of the date of entry into force of Commission Delegated Regulation on settlement discipline (the “Settlement Discipline RTS”)[1]. The Settlement Discipline RTS sets out the measures that central securities depositories ...
  • UK/EU financial services after Brexit - the new framework for regulation

    06/02/2020
    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

    03/02/2020
    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

    30/01/2020
    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 ...
  • The world's most talked about number: LIBOR 2020

    20/01/2020
    LIBOR transition has been firmly highlighted as a key topic for 2020 with the Bank of England (the Bank), the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Working Group on Sterling Risk-Free Reference Rates (RFRWG) publishing a series of documents outlining priorities and milestones for the coming year, to ensure firms are preparing for the cessation of LIBOR from the end of 2021.
  • Brexit news for financial services firms - from 14 December 2019 to 5 January 2020

    17/01/2020
     
  • A new EU operational resilience framework for cyber security?

    23/12/2019
    Our recent RegZone article discussed the FCA, PRA and Bank of England consultations on improving financial stability in the UK markets through operational resilience. Continuing this theme, but now from the EU perspective, the EBA and EIOPA have published Guidelines to address increasing concern about the changing operational risks posed ...
  • European Commission consults on regulatory framework for cryptoassets

    23/12/2019
    On 19 December 2019, the European Commission (the Commission) published a consultation document seeking views on the EU regulatory framework for cryptoassets. Other topical areas discussed include the promotion of digital finance and blockchain, and the development of a relatively new subset of cryptoassets: stablecoins. Given that there is no ...