Latest news

Latest news

UK Chancellor opens ‘new chapter’ in Brexit negotiations 

Nov 12, 2020 Compliance

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has outlined a threefold plan for the future of UK financial services following the end of the transition period

Exchanges now 'nearly ready' for Brexit

Nov 26, 2020 Conduct

With the end of the transition period looming, venues and firms are increasingly prepared for the short term, though Brexit’s long-term implications for liquidity remain uncertain

BMR: market demands action on third-country benchmarks

Nov 26, 2020 Conduct

Third-country benchmark rules remain a problematic area of BMR. Trade bodies are urging the authorities to push them back by another four years

Brexit: industry looks beyond trade deal 

Nov 24, 2020 Compliance

While the world holds its breath for an EU-UK trade deal, those working in financial services say it’s the aftermath that matters most to them 

IBA, FCA statements bring Libor’s end a step closer 

Nov 19, 2020 Conduct

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority and Libor’s administrator ICE Benchmark Administration have announced intentions to consult the market on the benchmark’s cessation

SFTR: all eyes on Brexit

Nov 18, 2020 Compliance

With phases one, two and three of the regime now live, market participants are turning their attention to post-Brexit compliance

Mifid II: has European regulation ever truly converged?

Nov 18, 2020 Compliance

The regulatory world is focused on whether Brexit will lead to divergence, but differing interpretations of Mifid II highlight that the region is not as closely tied as it appears

Mifid II's best execution faces uncertain future

Nov 11, 2020 Conduct

With the ill-fated requirements unlikely to survive the pandemic, how regulators will assess best execution in the future is currently unknown