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London 40 minute briefing series – new dates for September to November

The Norton Rose Fulbright LLP financial services team invite you to their latest breakfast briefings. Our latest series of briefings cover some of the key regulatory developments facing financial services firms: 4 September 2019: The clock is ticking on SMCR compliance. In this practical workshop conducted under Chatham House rules the Norton Rose Fulbright SMCR … Continue Reading

Back to basics: AML

On 3 July 2019, our financial services team will be holding its next 40 minute briefing, discussing key anti-money laundering (AML) developments. This event will take the form of a webinar; registration and further details can be found here. This briefing will discuss, amongst other things: The changes under the Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive High risk … Continue Reading

Upcoming 40 Minute Briefing: The future of market conduct

Our Financial Services team invite you to attend our 40 minute briefing on the future of market conduct. We are now in a critical period where the FCA is focussing on how firms have embedded the reforms that were introduced in 2018. For example, the FCA’s CEO, Andrew Bailey, has recently stated that the regulator … Continue Reading

Extended briefing with FCA guest speaker: SM&CR Academy

In our extended briefing this Wednesday, we are joined by David Blunt (Head of Conduct Specialists Department, FCA) who will discuss the purpose of the SM&CR and the importance of preparing for the new regime, ensuing that it is embedded into firms’ DNA as a business as usual process. Breakout sessions will follow involving colleagues … Continue Reading

Extended briefing with FCA guest speaker: SM&CR Academy

The first phase of the Senior Managers’ and Certification Regime (SM&CR) was introduced for about 900 banks and deposit takers in March 2016. On 9 December 2019, the FCA is extending this regime to over 47,000 other firms. The basic principle of the SM&CR is that of responsibility and accountability, it is the antidote to … Continue Reading

Extended briefing: Brexit and the future of economic partnership for financial services

The recording of our latest 40 minute briefing on Brexit and the future of economic partnership for financial services is available for free here. Please note that this recording omits the segment delivered by HM Treasury which was conducted under Chatham House rules.… Continue Reading

Extended briefing – Brexit and the future economic partnership for financial services

On 3 April 2019, we will be holding an extended financial services breakfast briefing on Brexit. Many financial services firms have already executed their Brexit contingency plans and in this briefing partners from the Norton Rose Fulbright LLP financial services team will discuss what they have been seeing in three key sectors: banks, buy-side and … Continue Reading

Financial Services Live Webinar – Brexit: what’s next?

  The Norton Rose Fulbright LLP financial services team invite you to their latest webinar.   With MPs again rejecting the draft Withdrawal Agreement we are now moving into uncharted territory with a series of crucial votes scheduled to take place in the House of Commons this week.   At 10:00am on Friday 15 March, … Continue Reading

Extended briefing – Brexit and the future economic partnership for financial services

With 29 March being only weeks away, the financial services industry is still waiting for a final answer – deal or no deal? Regardless of this, many financial services firms have already executed their Brexit contingency plans and in this briefing partners from the Norton Rose Fulbright LLP financial services team will discuss what they … Continue Reading

All change: What’s next for global payments?

Continually increasing payment volumes, the advent of new payment technologies and infrastructure, and continued change in consumer spending habits has seen the payments ecosystem grow exponentially in recent years. This has fuel led a raft of new providers, increased mergers and acquisitions activity, and expanded payments related regulation for the industry to navigate. We invite … Continue Reading

Brexit: Financial Services breakfast briefing – 6 March 2019

The recording of our March webinar briefing on Brexit is now available. To access the recording, please click here. During the webinar our speakers focused on the following questions: Where are we at politically and how does the political overlay impact on firms practically? What are the possible outcomes (Deal, No Deal, Extension) and what … Continue Reading

Brexit: Financial Services breakfast briefing – 6 March 2019

As previously advertised, the monthly financial services breakfast briefing on Wednesday 6 March will take the form of a webinar rather than a seminar. The webinar will start at 9:00am and finish at 9:30am. The webinar will focus on Brexit, specifically our speakers will share their thoughts on the following questions: Where are we at … Continue Reading

Brexit: Financial Services breakfast briefing

As the March 29 deadline looms large for the UK’s exit from the EU we are going to slightly deviate from the monthly 40 minute briefing format. The briefing on 6 March will take the form of a 30 minute webinar from 9:00am to 9:30am, in which our financial services partners will discuss what they … Continue Reading

New 40 minute briefing recording: Buy-side focus

The webex recording of our February 40 minute briefing, Buy-side focus, is now available. To access the recording, please click here. To register for or access our Asset Management Regulation Hub referenced in the briefing, please click here. The Asset Management Regulation Hub is a free service in which you will find resources to help monitor … Continue Reading

Financial crime outlook – key themes for 2019

An increasingly globalised business environment, coupled with a growth in technology, continues to increase the risk of financial crime for all institutions. With this in mind, our Regulatory Compliance Consulting team have identified what they see as the key financial crime threats and issues that should be of focus for Heads of Financial Crime, Money … Continue Reading

5 things we still get wrong when onboarding clients

Our financial crime video series sees our Regulatory Compliance Consulting team explore some of the key threats and issues facing the industry. In the latest video, Christian Blackwell and Tunde Fasoyiro discuss the 5 biggest mistakes that firms are still making when dealing with their KYC onboarding. Watch the video here. Videos are published on a … Continue Reading

Governance and conduct – 5 key conduct focus areas for 2019

Our governance and conduct video series sees our Regulatory Compliance Consulting team explore some of the key areas firms must consider to ensure effective and efficient governance and control frameworks. In the latest video, Christian Blackwell and Alina Rotari give their views on the top 5 areas for 2019 in terms of conduct risk. Watch the … Continue Reading

Risk and compliance – 5 reasons risk and compliance frameworks fail

The latest video in our risk and compliance series, which sees our Regulatory Compliance Consulting team explore some of the key issues facing risk and compliance functions today, is now available to watch online. In the video, Christian Blackwell and Anna Phillips discuss 5 main reasons why risk and compliance frameworks fail.  Watch the video … Continue Reading

Governance and conduct video series: 5 measures of effective conduct

Our governance and conduct video series sees our Regulatory Compliance Consulting team explore some of the key areas firms must consider to ensure effective and efficient governance and control frameworks. In the latest video, Christian Blackwell and Tunde Fasoyiro discuss the ways that firms can measure effective conduct. You can watch the video here. We … Continue Reading

Risk and compliance video series: 5 tips when planning for regulator reviews

The latest video in our risk and compliance series, which sees our Regulatory Compliance Consulting team explore some of the key issues facing risk and compliance functions today, is now available to watch online. In the video, which can be watched here, Christian Blackwell and Alina Rotari explore the ways that firms can prepare more … Continue Reading

New 40 minute briefing recording: Brexit – deal or no deal

The webex recording of our January 40 minute briefing, Brexit – deal or no deal, is now available. To access the recording, please click here. If you would like access to our Brexit Pathfinder hub referenced in the briefing, registration is free via the NRF Institute here. Our exclusive PathfinderPLUS service, containing conformed copies of the … Continue Reading
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