On 19 June 2024, there was published in the Official Journal of the EU (OJ),

  • Directive (EU) 2024/1619 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 31 May 2024 amending the Capital Requirements Directive IV as regards supervisory powers, sanctions, third-country branches, and environmental, social and governance risks (CRD VI).

On 19 June 2024, there was published in the Official Journal of the EU (OJ), Directive (EU) 2024/1654 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 31 May 2024 amending Directive (EU) 2019/1153 as regards access by competent authorities to centralised bank account registries through the interconnection system and technical measures to

On 19 June 2024, there was published in the Official Journal of the EU (OJ),

On 19 June 2024, the European Banking Authority (EBA) published the following regulatory products under the Markets in Crypto-Assets Regulation (MiCAR):

  • Final report: Guidelines establishing the common reference parameters of the stress test scenarios for the liquidity stress tests referred in Article 45(4) MiCAR.

In the first episode of the Global Investigations Podcast Series, Andrew Reeves (Partner, Investigations, Enforcement and Compliance team, London) is joined by Ruth Cowley (Head of Disputes and Investigations, London), Keith Rosen (Head of Risk Advisory, US) and Sharon Oded (Head of Investigations, Amsterdam) to discuss the early stages of an investigation; best practice in

On 18 June 2024, the European Commission issued a targeted consultation and series of workshops on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in finance.

The aim of the consultation is not to lead to policy work that would generate new duplicative requirements in relation to the use of AI by the financial sector

Introduction 

Whistleblowing is on the rise – both within organisations and to authorities. An increase in whistleblowing is positive: it shows employees feel able to speak up, allows issues to be escalated, investigated and where necessary remediated. However, the increase in whistleblowing also presents challenges for companies to ensure that they are dealing effectively and

On 18 June 2024, the European Commission (Commission) published a speech by Mairead McGuinness (European Commissioner for Financial Services, Financial Stability and Capital Markets Union) in which she discusses the Capital Markets Union and Banking Union.

Among other things Commissioner McGuinness makes the following points:

  • The Commission is looking and analysing at how

On 18 June 2024, there was published in the Official Journal of the EU, Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2024/1728 of 6 December 2023 supplementing the Capital Requirements Regulation with regard to regulatory technical standards specifying in which circumstances the conditions for identifying groups of connected clients are met.

The Delegated Regulation will enter into force

On 18 June 2024, there was published in the Official Journal of the EU, Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2024/1700 of 5 March 2024 supplementing the Securitisation Regulation with regard to regulatory technical standards specifying, for simple, transparent and standardised non-ABCP traditional securitisation, and for simple, transparent and standardised on-balance-sheet securitisation, the content, methodologies and presentation