Long-heralded reform of the UK financial services regulation architecture impacts the listed company regime.
On 1 April, a new financial regulation architecture became operative in the UK through the Financial...more
On April 1, the long-awaited handover of power from the FSA to the “twin-peaks system,” consisting of the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), took place. The PRA, a branch of the Bank...more
The Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority begin work as the two new regulators in the wake of the long-heralded abolition of the Financial Services Authority....more
Coming as part of a UK government initiative to increase competition within the banking sector, the joint review covers reforms to the authorization process and prudential requirements for new banks. ...more
On February 4, Britain’s HM Treasury introduced legislation—entitled the Banking Reform Bill—that would provide regulators with new authority to break up a bank if its investment activities put deposits at risk. The...more
This newsletter highlights some of the key financial regulatory measures affecting the UK and EU during the period from 1 August to 14 December 2012.
In This Issue:
- Regulation of Banks and Investment...more
In This Issue:
*Financial Industry Developments
- CFTC No-Action Relief for Securitizations from Commodity Pool Operator Registration
- CFTC No-Action Relief for Mortgage REIT Operators from Commodity Pool...more
In the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, all of the major political parties in the UK proposed significant change to the system of financial regulation. On election in 2010, the coalition government set out its belief...more
On December 10, the Bank of England (the Bank) and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (the FDIC) published a joint paper entitled ‘Resolving Globally Active, Systemically Important, Financial Institutions’ (G-SIFIs)....more
On December 10, 2012, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (“FDIC”) and the Bank of England released a white paper, Resolving Globally Active, Systemically Important, Financial Institutions, describing how each would...more
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