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CMA launches consultation on the future governance of open banking

As the implementation phase of open banking comes to an end, the UK’s Competition and Market’s Authority (CMA) is currently accepting submissions…

23 March 2021

FCA: Diversity and inclusion are regulatory issues

On 17 March, the FCA published a speech by its CEO, Nikhil Rathi, on why diversity and inclusion are important regulatory issues. Key points…

23 March 2021

TURKEY: New regulation on prevention plans for systemic banks

The Law No. 7222 (the "Law"), published in the Official Gazette on February 25, 2020 and entered into force on the same date…

19 March 2021

The FCA’s evolving approach to cryptocurrency

Josie Welland, of financial crime specialists Rahman Ravelli, outlines recent developments and proposals regarding cryptocurrency regulation. The…

19 March 2021

INDIA: RBI guidelines for system of security controls for digital payments

The RBI has given Master Direction on February 18, 2021, which provides necessary guidelines for the regulated entities to set up robust governance…

16 March 2021

The EU Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) is live - what can we expect?

The EU Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) has now come into force and the financial market is getting to grips with its implications…

16 March 2021

Russian laws advance framework for the use and regulation of digital financial assets and currency

In January 2021, Federal Law No. 259-FZ “On Digital Finance Assets, Digital Currency and on Introduction of Changes to Separate Legal Acts of the…

16 March 2021

LIBOR transition update: financial institutions brace for exam scrutiny

On March 9, 2021, the Federal Reserve Board published a Supervision and Regulation Letter (SR 21-7) (the “SR Letter”) containing guidance for…

12 March 2021

EBA consultation on prudential disclosures on ESG risks

The EU Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR) includes a new requirement for large institutions with listed securities to disclose…

09 March 2021

It’s actually happening - the end of Libor is now definitely nigh

On the 5 March 2021, the Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) in the UK set us on the path to the cessation of the London Interbank Offered…

09 March 2021

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