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Our podcast series Split the Difference explores divergence between the EU and UK regulatory regimes in the markets space. In the latest episode, Hannah Meakin, Anna Carrier and Simon Lovegrove explore the differences between the EU DLT Pilot Regime and the UK Digital Securities Sandbox.

Listen to the episode here.

The European Parliament elections took place between 6 and 9 June 2024. While the results are still coming in, the provisional data indicates that even though the traditional parties have retained their majority in the hemicycle, the more radical groupings on the right have gained more ground. This is in line with opinion polling carried

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