FS weekly highlights—16 May 2019

FS weekly highlights—16 May 2019

In this issue


Brexit news
UK regulator updates
European regulator updates
Financial stability
Diversity in financial services
Risk management and controls
Financial crime
US and international financial crime regulation
Enforcement and redress
Markets and trading
Regulation of derivatives
Investment funds and asset management
Banks and mutuals
Consumer credit, mortgage and home finance
Consumer access to financial services
Insurance and pensions
Payment services and systems
FinTech and virtual currencies
Sustainable finance
Dates for your diary


Brexit news


UK Finance expresses concern at the EU’s no-deal Brexit contingency plans

UK Finance published a blog by its Director of International and Brexit Policy, Conor Lawlor, in which he argues that the EU-level financial services contingency measures for a no-deal Brexit announced so far are a helpful step, but address only limited elements of clearing-related issues and derivative services. They do not address the other key services that businesses utilise such as multi-currency lending, foreign exchange, and payment and cash management services. Mr Lawlor says UK Finance is concerned that significant gaps exist in product and service provision for EU-based customers of UK-based services.

BEIS explains rationale for British Steel emissions trading allowances deal

The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), Greg Clark MP, 

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Prior to joining LexisNexis in 2018, Raphael carried out work placements at Willkie, Farr & Gallagher (sat in Debt Finance) and Macfarlanes (sat in Banking and Finance), through which he was able to gain knowledge about a wide variety of financial products and services. Raphael recently graduated in Law from King’s College London where he took a particular interest in modules such as Finance, Credit & Security and Transnational Company Law. Raphael has also worked as a Paralegal at Axiom Stone Solicitors in Mayfair, where he was involved in a wide range of contentious matters.