Tag: Seminars and webinars

Raising capital in Europe: Key regulatory issues for US asset managers

When looking for new sources of investors and capital US fund managers often look towards Europe, but  the European market is more tightly regulated when compared to the US market. In our forthcoming webinar taking place on  February 25, 2021, Raising capital in Europe: Key regulatory issues for US asset managers, a team of partners … Continue Reading

Financial services 40 minute briefings: The changing shape of the retail sector

The pandemic has created a number of challenges for the retail sector as firms deal with growing operational and financial pressures, whilst many of their customers face difficulties in meeting their commitments. Join us on 3 March at 08.50 – 09.30 GMT for our latest 40 minute briefing as we explore the current state of … Continue Reading

Episode 4 of the Regulation Tomorrow Podcast – out now

The Regulation Tomorrow Podcast is back with Episode 4. Jonathan Herbst gives a quick update on Brexit before examining the short selling restrictions on GameStop in the US from a UK MAR perspective. We’re delighted to be joined by our first special guest, the Payment Systems Regulator’s General Counsel and Head of Enforcement and Competition, … Continue Reading

Episode 4 of the Regulation Tomorrow Podcast – out on Thursday

After a Christmas hiatus, the Regulation Tomorrow Podcast is back with a bumper-sized episode to kick 2021 off with a bang. In episode 4, Jonathan Herbst gives a quick update on Brexit before examining the short selling restrictions on GameStop in the US, from a UK market abuse perspective. We’re delighted to be joined by … Continue Reading

Webinar: A practical guide to navigating the new UK post-Brexit regime

Wednesday, 3 February 2021 | 08:45am – 09:30am GMT On 3 February we will be holding a webinar exploring the architecture of the UK regulatory regime following the end of the transition period, the regulatory rules that apply to firms, and where to find this material. In theory, it should be simple as the UK … Continue Reading

Part II: Navigating the US presidential transition – cross-border business and regulatory perspective

United States | January 26, 2021 | 10:00 am ET | 3:00 pm GMT In the second installment of our post-election webinar series, George E. Pataki, former Governor of New York, and Sam Ramer, former Senior Associate Counsel to President Trump, will consider the latest developments regarding the US presidential election. With one party now … Continue Reading

Navigating the US presidential transition: Cross-border business and regulatory perspective

On the 10th December we will be holding the first in a two-part webinar series which will see George E. Pataki, former Governor of New York and Sam Ramer, former Senior Associate Counsel to President Trump, discuss the latest developments regarding the US presidential election and what policies we can expect from the new administration … Continue Reading

Webinar: Special resolution regime

For the next webinar in our series exploring topics where regulatory and insolvency issues meet, we will be joined by members of EY’s restructuring and insolvency team to provide an update on the special resolution regime. In this webinar, we will look at some key considerations for firms, with topics including: Overview of stabilisation tools … Continue Reading

UK’s Post-Transition Regulatory Regime for Financial Services Virtual Summit

Join us at the ‘UK’s Post-Transition Regulatory Regime for Financial Services Virtual Summit’ on 12 November 2020, to ensure that you are both fully prepared for the end of the transition period and understand the implications for your firm of the UK’s planned regulatory regime for financial services after this point. Keynote speakers include: The … Continue Reading

Webinar | Challenges facing retail banks – 21 October

For the next in our series of webinars where we explore topics where regulatory and insolvency issues meet, we will be joined by members of Grant Thornton’s restructuring and insolvency team to provide an update on the challenges currently facing retail banks, who have been at the forefront of the regulatory response to COVID-19. The … Continue Reading

Webinar | Challenges facing retail banks – 21 October

For the next in our series of webinars where we explore topics where regulatory and insolvency issues meet, we will be joined by members of Grant Thornton’s restructuring and insolvency team to provide an update on the challenges currently facing retail banks, who have been at the forefront of the regulatory response to COVID-19. The … Continue Reading

Episode 1 of the Regulation Tomorrow podcast is now available

If you want to stay up to date on the latest developments in the world of risk and regulation, the Regulation Tomorrow podcast is for you. Each month, our team of lawyers, risk consultants and government relations and public policy strategists will discuss recent news and emerging trends to help you keep track of the … Continue Reading

The Regulation Tomorrow Podcast – Episode 1 is out next week

You’ve asked for it and we’ve listened: introducing the new Regulation Tomorrow podcast, which is out next week. This monthly show will cover all aspects of financial services, from retail to market infrastructure and beyond. In addition to giving you the latest news and views from across the industry, we will be providing real practitioner … Continue Reading

2 December 2020: Senior management and compliance 40-minute briefing – MiFID 2 / MiFIR for 2021

We are evolving our successful 40-minute briefings into webinars for financial services professionals. This includes senior management and those in legal, compliance and risk teams who have or are developing financial services expertise. The webinars will be led by senior members of our financial services team from legal, risk consulting and government affairs backgrounds and … Continue Reading

Directors’ duties in regulated firms

For the latest webinar exploring topics where regulatory and insolvency issues meet, we were joined by members of KPMG’s restructuring group to provide an update on the impact of COVID on directors’ duties in regulated firms. Topics included: Companies Act and common law and equitable duties versus duties under the senior managers and certification regime … Continue Reading

October 40 Minute Briefing – Learning lessons: Proactive governance in the autumn

We are evolving our successful 40-minute briefings into webinars for financial services professionals. This includes senior management and those in legal, compliance and risk teams who have or are developing financial services expertise. The webinars will be led by senior members of our financial services team from legal, risk consulting and government affairs backgrounds and … Continue Reading

Webinar on UK Directors’ duties for regulated firms (16 September 2020)

We invite you to join us along with members of KPMG’s restructuring group for an update on the impact of COVID-19 on directors’ duties in UK regulated firms. The webinar will take place on 16 September 2020 from 8:30am to 9:30am. Topics will include: Companies Act and common law and equitable duties versus duties under … Continue Reading

September 40 Minute Briefing: Brexit: Where have we got to and what should you do now?

Wednesday, 2 September 2020 | 8:45 – 10:00 BST We are evolving our successful 40 minute briefings into webinars for financial services professionals. This includes senior management and those in legal, compliance and risk teams who have or are developing financial services expertise. The webinars will be led by senior members of our financial services … Continue Reading

Brexit: Where have we got to and what should you do now?

Webinar on 2 September 2020 at 8:45am to 10:00am (BST) We are evolving our successful 40 minute briefings into webinars for financial services professionals. This includes senior management and those in legal, compliance and risk teams who have or are developing financial services expertise. The webinars will be led by senior members of our financial … Continue Reading

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

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
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