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What's new in Financial Services

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The following features and improvements were added in July 2018 

  • Major enhancement of MiFID II content - differentiator content including MiFID II and MiFIR roadmaps, MiFID II glossary and a revamped MiFID II toolkit.
  • Significant new SMCR content - Update of the Senior Managers and Certification (SMCR) subtopic to reflect the extension of the SMCR to all firms. Inclusion of a new practice note setting out practical steps firms need to take to implement the SMCR.
  • Updated Payment Services topic - to reflect PSD2 which came into effect in January 2018.
  • Additional timelines - 8 additional timelines on Key EU Directives/Regulations and FS hot topics have been added to the 'key content packages' this year. Additional Essentials notes (on the MMF Regulation) and one minute guides (GDPR and MLD5) have been added to our key content packages.
  • Additional toolkits - the Market Abuse Reglulation content has been bolstered and we've added a new Market Abuse Regulation toolkit.
  • Additional precedents - we have added a link to all FS precedents on our Key Resources page this includes some updated EF&P precedents that have been added to our module.
  • Key Dates for Financial Services Lawyers - we continue to add to our Key Dates for FS lawyers practice note to assist customers with horizon scanning.
  • Additional sources for our Brexit subtopic - including a Financial Services Brexit glossary, Financial Services Brexit timeline and additional practice notes setting out practical steps firms need to take prior to March 2019.
  • Goode on Consumer Credit - deeper reading links added to this key commentary source for our consumer credit materials.
  • FCA Consultation Paper and Policy Statement trackers - charting all FCA consultation papers, discussion papers and policy statements between 2017 - 2013 with direct links to the underlying sources. The same sources for the PRA will be added in Q3 2018.