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    Regzone Webinar Series

    19.10.2020

    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 ...

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    In a recent development, the statutory instrument addressing the Standard European Consumer Credit Information sheet (“SECCI”) transition was laid. The Financial Services and Economic and Monetary Policy (Consequential Amendments) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 (“The Regulations”) comes into force on 30 December 2020 and firms must consequently ensure any references to ...

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    According to the 2021 Draft Finance Law, with regard to the taxation of dividends and capital gains deriving from shareholdings of companies with tax residence in Italy, the current discrimination between investment funds established in Italy and established abroad will cease. The current Italian domestic rules provide for the exemption ...

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    The FCA has published updated guidance to firms confirming the enhanced support that should be made available to consumer credit customers who are facing payment difficulties as a result of coronavirus. The guidance comes into force on 25 November 2020, but firms are encouraged to implement this guidance earlier, if ...

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    The FCA has published updated Payment Deferral Guidance outlining enhanced support that should be available to mortgage borrowers experiencing payment difficulties due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The FCA also published Tailored Support Guidance which explains support firms should provide to mortgage borrowers who have come to the end of a ...

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  • 27/11/2020

    ECB: Guide on climate-related and environmental risks: Supervisory expectations relating to risk management and disclosure

    ECB: Guide on climate-related and environmental risks: Supervisory expectations relating to risk management and disclosure
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    27/11/2020
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    The European Central Bank (ECB) today published its final and amended guide on climate-related and environmental risks following a public consultation. The guide explains how the ECB expects banks to prudently manage and transparently disclose such risks under current prudential rules.
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    ECB Speech: From the payments revolution to the reinvention of money

    ECB Speech: From the payments revolution to the reinvention of money
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    27/11/2020
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    Speech by Fabio Panetta, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Deutsche Bundesbank conference on the “Future of Payments in Europe”. Panetta covers convenience and safety in a digital age, the influx of technology firms and the Eurosystem policy response.
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  • 27/11/2020

    FCA Handbook notice (No. 82)

    FCA Handbook notice (No. 82)
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    27/11/2020
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    The FCA has published Handbook notice (No.82) which describes the changes and other material made by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Board on 22 October 2020, 12 November 2020 and 26 November 2020.
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  • 27/11/2020

    BoE: Working Paper: Does regulatory and supervisory independence affect financial stability?

    BoE: Working Paper: Does regulatory and supervisory independence affect financial stability?
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    27/11/2020
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    The BoE have published this working paper which looks at the benefits of reforms on the stability of the banking sector, investigates the impact of reforms in independence on financial stability. The BoE found reforms that bring greater regulatory and supervisory independence are associated with lower non-performing loans in ban...
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  • 27/11/2020

    BoE: Working Paper: Separating retail and investment banking: evidence from the UK

    BoE: Working Paper: Separating retail and investment banking: evidence from the UK
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    27/11/2020
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    This BoE working paper finds novel implications of separation for credit and liquidity supply, competition, and risk-taking via a funding structure channel among other findings.

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