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Government urges UK City regulator to consider ending discounts for late settlement of enforcement cases

Discounts on fines issued by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) should only, in general, be offered to financial services companies that settle enforcement cases with the regulators at an early stage, the UK government has said. 22 Dec 2014

EU leaders agree deal to cap payment card fees

EU law makers have reached agreement on a new regulation to cap interchange fees, charges which are applied to the processing of debit and credit card transactions. 22 Dec 2014

Out-Law Guides

  • Banking reform - what ring-fencing means for your business

    UK banking regulation is undergoing significant changes which will affect UK banks and foreign banks operating in the UK.

  • Third party contracts and bank ring-fencing

    This is one of a  series of guides  on issues connected to ring-fencing and banking reform faced by banks. Other guides cover issues such as tax, real estate, employment, pensions, litigation and competition considerations.

  • Disputes and litigation risk in bank ring-fencing

    This is one of a  series of guides  on issues connected to ring-fencing and banking reform faced by banks. Other guides cover issues such as tax, real estate, employment, pensions, third party contracts and competition considerations.

  • Issues for directors and bank ring-fencing

    This is one of a  series of guides  on issues connected to ring-fencing and banking reform faced by banks. Other guides cover issues such as tax, real estate, employment, pensions, litigation, third party contracts and competition considerations....

  • Property and bank ring-fencing

    This is one of a  series of guides  on issues connected to ring-fencing and banking reform faced by banks. Other guides cover issues such as tax, employment, issues for directors, pensions, litigation, third party contracts and competition considerations....

  • Financial products and bank ring-fencing

    This is one of a  series of guides  on issues connected to ring-fencing and banking reform faced by banks. Other guides cover issues such as tax, employment, issues for directors, real estate, pensions, litigation, third party contracts and competition...

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EBA ignores industry concerns about timetable for new internet payment security guidelines

The European Banking Authority (EBA) has ignored concerns from a number of major payment industry bodies and set new internet payment security guidelines (42-page / 352KB PDF) that will have effect from August 2015. 22 Dec 2014

EU law makers agree on stiffer anti-money laundering rules

EU law makers within the European Parliament and the Council of Ministers have reached political consensus on stiffer anti-money laundering rules which are expected to be formally finalised next year. 19 Dec 2014

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