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July 40 Minute Briefing on Operational Resilience – register now

On 1 July we will be releasing the July edition of the 40 minute briefing. The webinar will cover issues relating to operational resilience, with views from lawyers and consultants on the following: The operational resilience process – mapping, impact tolerances and testing Outsourcing and third party supply What we are seeing in the market … Continue Reading

Webinar: LIBOR Transition: market update and managing key risks and challenges

 Tuesday 14 July | 08:30H BST We invite you to join our interactive webinar during which we will discuss recent LIBOR transition updates from a loans, derivatives and regulatory perspective as well as talk about some of the key risks and challenges from a disputes viewpoint. With some banks well underway with the due diligence … Continue Reading

July 40 Minute Briefing – Operational Resilience

Financial institutions have to deal with two challenges in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. The first challenge is financial – how to address and mitigate the sharp drop in the value of financial assets or loss of liquidity. The second challenge is operational – how to address the risk of failure of resources (people, … Continue Reading

What’s on the horizon for financial services firms?

Regulatory, insolvency and accounting perspectives The COVID-19 pandemic is having a severe impact on many business sectors, and financial institutions are no exception. Many firms are likely to encounter challenges of one form or another in coming months, as countries emerge from lockdown and seek to resume normal business at different times, and the applicable … Continue Reading

Recording now available – June 40 minute briefing webinar: Asset management focus

The recording of our June 40 minute briefing webinar is available here. The webinar covers: Key recent EU developments. The latest UK developments affecting asset managers. Spotlight on Environment Social Governance issues. What should asset managers be doing to prepare for the IBOR transition? Key compliance and governance questions for asset managers, including operational resilience … Continue Reading

Latest 40 minute briefing: 3 June 2020 – Asset Management focus

In the June edition of the 40 minute briefing, members of our financial services team in London will be joined by colleagues from our government and regulatory affairs team and risk consultancy practice to discuss the hot topics currently impacting the asset management sector. In this webinar, we will cover: Key recent EU developments. The … Continue Reading

May 40 minute briefing webinar – Market integrity in an uncertain world

In its latest financial services 40 minute briefing webinar lawyers, compliance and government relations professionals from our financial services group considered market conduct in these uncertain times. Whilst the FCA has been flexible in its approach so that firms may focus on operational resilience during the pandemic the regulator has made it clear that the … Continue Reading

6 May 2020 – 40 minute briefing webinar – Market integrity in an uncertain world

Our latest 40 minute briefing webinar will be taking place on 6 May 2020 from 8:45am to 9:45am. In this latest webinar lawyers, compliance and government relations professionals from our financial services group consider market conduct in these uncertain times. The webinar will cover: Hot market integrity topics: (i) adverse financial performance and inside information … Continue Reading

Webinar: Good governance at regulated firms

Regulators see good governance, which enables effective oversight of decision making, as critical to the delivery of sound business management and reducing potential harm to consumers and market participants. Within the current climate, the FCA is also recognising that firms directly affected by coronavirus will need to keep their governance arrangements under review and make … Continue Reading

April 40 minute briefing webinar – Managing your relationship with the regulators: The accountability agenda

We live in an era in which regulators and the court of public opinion are often unforgiving of any perceived or actual failings. The implementation of the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR) for FCA firms has brought this home but it is part of a much bigger picture. We have seen an increasing focus … Continue Reading

April 40 minute briefing seminar – Managing your relationship with the regulators: The accountability agenda

Our extended 40 minute briefing on 1 April 2020 will be a practical workshop focussing on the accountability agenda and will involve members of our financial services consultancy and legal teams which cover both non-contentious and contentious scenarios from a regulatory and employment law perspective. Particular focus areas will be: SMCR post implementation agenda – … Continue Reading

Recording now available – March 40 minute briefing webinar: The changing shape of the retail sector

The recording of our March 40 minute briefing webinar is now available here. The webinar covers: Open finance: Our thoughts on the FCA’s call for input Vulnerable customers: What you need to know in a nutshell Conducting retail business: Common pitfalls that wholesale firms may find themselves in Conduct risk in the retail space… Continue Reading

April 40 minute briefing seminar – Managing your relationship with the regulators: The accountability agenda

Our extended 40 minute briefing on 1 April 2020 will be a practical workshop focussing on the accountability agenda and will involve members of our financial services consultancy and legal teams which cover both non-contentious and contentious scenarios from a regulatory and employment law perspective. Particular focus areas will be: SMCR post implementation agenda – … Continue Reading

February 40 minute briefing seminar: Managing your relationship with the regulators

Our extended 40 minute briefing on 5 February 2020 will be a practical workshop involving lawyers and compliance professionals leading roundtable discussions that provide insight into the FCA’s and PRA’s approach to the scenarios set out below and the good and poor practices they have observed from firms: Managing the supervisory relationship on a business-as-usual … Continue Reading

Financial Services Compliance & Risk Conference

Our risk consulting team is pleased to sponsor the Financial Services Compliance & Risk Conference, a one-day industry-led conference taking place on March 4, 2020 in London. Amidst increased regulatory expectations, emerging technologies and changing business models, financial services companies must continue to evolve their risk and compliance strategies. This conference will see compliance and risk … Continue Reading

Watch now: global asset management regulation webinar series

The recordings from our global asset management regulation webinar series are now available to watch on demand. In this series, our financial services team explored the key issues and requirements firms should be considering when looking to launch an overseas fund in Europe, Asia Pacific, the United States and Canada. Watch now: The AIFMD re-examined … Continue Reading

New webinar recording – What’s in store for financial services firms in 2020?

The recording from our latest 40 minute briefing webinar is now available. In this webinar our London team provides their views on what 2020 will bring to the following sectors: Market infrastructure; Asset management; Wholesale and retail banking; and FinTech, open banking and payments. The webinar concludes with some thoughts on key trends from an … Continue Reading

January 40 minute briefing webinar: What’s in store for financial services firms in 2020?

Our 40 minute briefing on 8 January 2020 will be a webinar and will focus on what 2020 has in store for financial services firms. Further information on the webinar can be found here. Online attendance only – please do not come to our offices.… Continue Reading

40 minute briefing on 4 December – Going green: ESG reforms

Our 40 minute briefing on 4 December will be a seminar, we hope to see you at our London offices. In this briefing members from our Financial Services team and Government Relations team will discuss the EU legislative measures on sustainable finance and the latest green communications from the PRA and FCA. To register your … Continue Reading

Next 40 minute briefing (4 December) – Going green: ESG reforms

Our next 40 minute briefing will be a seminar. In this briefing members from our Financial Services team and Government Relations team will discuss the EU legislative measures on sustainable finance and the latest green communications from the PRA and FCA. To register your place for the briefing please click here.… Continue Reading

Next 40 minute briefing (4 December) – Going green: ESG reforms

Our next 40 minute briefing will be a seminar. In this briefing members from our financial services team and Government Relations team will discuss the EU legislative measures on sustainable finance and the latest green communications from the PRA and FCA. To register your place for the briefing please click here.… Continue Reading
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