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FCA launches consultation over future anti-money laundering supervision24 Jul 2017

Anti-money laundering reforms not implemented in majority of EU countries, says commissioner 24 Jul 2017

Out-Law Guides

  • Setting up an authorised collective investment scheme in the UK

    There are many arrangements that may be used to set up a collective investment scheme, but only certain ones can be used if that scheme is to be authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

  • Competition law: UK financial regulators' concurrent competition powers with the CMA

    On 1 April 2015, UK financial regulators the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) gained new competition law powers, which they can exercise concurrently with the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).

  • An introduction to collective redress schemes

    Collective redress schemes, often referred to as 'compensation schemes', offer businesses an alternative means of righting wrongs committed against a particular class of individuals or customers quickly and economically. They have broad, cross-sector appeal....

  • 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.

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Principal firm had no real prospect of successfully defending a claim against acts of its appointed representative, court rules 24 Jul 2017

Expectations on PSD2 interactions between banks and fintechs clarified by UK Treasury 21 Jul 2017

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Expertise in Financial Regulation

Pinsent Masons offers an experienced team who are adept at advising on the increasingly international and complex questions arising out of the current sea of regulatory change. The current climate dictates that lawyers have an ability to provide clear, practical advice delivered in a cost-effective manner.

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