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Complaints systems being developed by Payment Systems Regulator

The UK's new Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) is in the process of developing a new complaints system. 20 Apr 2015

European credit card fee caps come into force

The Council of the European Union has approved legislation to cap how much retailers can be charged by banks in 'interchange fees' for credit or debit card transactions. 20 Apr 2015

Out-Law Guides

  • Regulatory attestations

    Financial regulators have been using attestations for a number of years to obtain personal commitments from named individuals about a particular state of affairs at their firms. However, recent moves by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Prudential...

  • 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....

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US Department of Labor allows BNP Paribas to manage retirement funds

French banking group BNP Paribas can continue to manage US retirement funds, despite pleading guilty last year to violating US sanctions, the US Department of Labour has said.  16 Apr 2015

FCA's 'presumption of responsibility' guidance points to strict approach to regulation of senior managers

FOCUS: New regulatory rules applicable to senior staff at banks, building societies and investment firms from next March will effectively shift the burden of proof for responsibility for regulatory breaches from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) or Prudential... 16 Apr 2015

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