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.

In our EMEA regulatory insights series colleagues from our EMEA offices provide an update on some of the key regulatory issues they are seeing in their local market. In this latest episode Matthew Shanahan, Karl Masi and Hasanali Pirbhai from our Dubai office discuss recent UAE regulatory developments including the UAE’s removal from the FATF

We have published a new briefing note – The ECON Report on the proposal for an EU Retail Investment Strategy – Some small steps in the right direction, a large step towards governmental price controls for investment services.

Following an intense debate, the European Parliament (EP) accepted the proposal for an Omnibus

On Wednesday 12 June 2024, as part of our global ESG webinar series, please join us for the third instalment of this webinar series, as we expand on the greenwashing discussion held in the first webinar.

This webinar will feature a discussion from our NRF financial services enforcement team to provide a perspective on greenwashing

In our latest Global Regulation Tomorrow Plus podcast, Matthew Gregory, Joe Bamford, Hishaam Khan and Anita Edwards discuss the first annual governing body report, and the governing body’s obligations with respect to it, under the FCA’s Consumer Duty rules. Firms are required to have prepared the report by 31 July 2024, and in this podcast

In the latest in our series of Global Regulation Tomorrow podcasts focusing on the future of asset management regulation in the UK, Claire Guilbert, Uzmah Yunis and Anita Edwards discuss the key practical points firms should be considering following the Financial Conduct Authority’s recent consultation on implementing the Overseas Funds Regime and subsequent developments.

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Last November the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published Policy Statement 23/16 (PS23/16) containing final rules and guidance on sustainability disclosure requirements (SDR) and investment labels (UK SDR regime). The rules and guidance are currently limited to UK asset managers and essentially the requirements comprise of two components

On Thursday 11 April 2024, as part of our global ESG webinar series, please join us for the second instalment of this webinar series, as we will be taking a closer look at the ESG financial services trends in the US.

This webinar, featuring a discussion with members of our US ESG team, will include

On 24 May 2023, the European Commission published its Retail Investment Strategy (RIS), a legislative package intended to empower retail investors to take more informed investment decisions that would better correspond to their investment needs and objectives.

The RIS comprises of a Directive as regards the EU retail investor protection rules. This Omnibus