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  • Busy times in fintech: an outline of recent regulatory developments

    Over the last three weeks, financial services regulators across the globe have been busy publishing a range of initiatives which will impact on the FinTech industry world-wide. The common theme across all the publications is the regulators’ quest to strike the right balance between encouraging innovation on the one hand ...
  • Regzone Webinar Series

    This page contains news of upcoming webinars and recordings of recent CMS webinars, available to view on demand. Webinars are a convenient way to stay informed and hear from our legal experts. Webinars available on demand 04.02.2020 Operational Resilience: What are your tolerances? with Angela Greenough, Ian Stevens and Cassandra ...
  • Reinsurance: COVID-19 – where are we now?

    At different stages in the COVID-19 pandemic, we have considered the impact on the reinsurance market. Most recently (see our Law-Now), we considered the likely implications of the “second wave”, a concern which has sadly moved from the realms of speculation to reality. The impact on the upcoming renewal season ...
  • ISDA launches IBOR Fallbacks Supplement and Protocol: next steps and issues

    ISDA has published a statement from its Board of Directors announcing that on 23 October 2020 it will launch the ISDA 2020 IBOR Fallbacks Protocol and IBOR Fallbacks Supplement to the 2006 ISDA Definitions. The effective date of the Protocol and the Supplement is 25 January 2021. From this date, ...
  • CMS expert guide to Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorist Financing in CEE

    In order to maintain the integrity of financial markets and prevent corruption and terrorism, governments must take a robust approach to money laundering and terrorist financing in step with a coordinated global strategy. The European Commission and other international organisations have issued directives and guidances with standard rules and regulations ...
  • FCA Update and Guidance following judgment in the Business Interruption Insurance Test Case

    The much-awaited decision in the FCA’s High Court test case in relation to non-damage business interruption (BI) insurance policies and their response to the COVID-19 pandemic was published yesterday (15th September 2020) (the Judgment). The 162 page decision is indicative of the degree of complexity that the Judges found in ...
  • The new prudential regime for investment firms: prudential consolidation and issues for groups

    In this article, we look at the new prudential consolidation regime for investment firm groups set to be introduced by the Investment Firms Regulation (“IFR”) and the Investment Firms Directive (“IFD”) (“IFR/D”) in the EU on 26 June 2021. We also look at how prudential consolidation is expected to work ...
  • FCA proposes the next stage of support for mortgage customers

    The FCA has announced proposed additional guidance (the Proposed Guidance) designed to ensure firms provide tailored, bespoke support to mortgage borrowers who continue to face payment difficulties as a result of coronavirus. Stakeholders are expected to provide their comments by 5pm on Tuesday 1 September. At the start of the ...
  • Intergenerational differences and the future of financial services

    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published its Feedback Statement on last year's Discussion Paper (DP/2) on Intergenerational Differences. Intergenerational fairness is an increasingly pressing concern, with a wide disparity in financial circumstances across the generations caused by changing socio-economic conditions and exacerbated by a growing ageing population. Younger generations ...
  • Vulnerable customers and FinTech - life after Covid-19

    Almost two years ago as the Treasury Committee heard evidence in the Consumers’ Access to Financial Services enquiry, some surprise was expressed at the projected levels of potential vulnerability in the UK, sitting at nearly 50%. As we witness the fall-out from Covid-19, few would dispute those projections today. Covid-19 ...